Leadership Assessment Essay
February 26, 2013
1. Analyze the leadership styles(s) of a senior executive (CEO, CFO, COO, Director, ect.) in your current or previous organization who made a positive or negative impact on you.
In a previous organization I had a platoon sergeant by the name of Staff Sergeant Hardy. He was a very strategic leader who had the ability to anticipate, envision, maintain flexibility, think strategically, and works with others to initiate changes that created a positive future for our platoon/company (Williams, 2012).
He was terrific at reacting to crises and fixing them. He worked his magic in our first deployment to Iraq. Sergeant Hardy took over two hundred soldiers to …show more content…
Live up to Army values. The Nation’s highest military award is The Medal of Honor. This award goes to Soldiers who make honor a matter of daily living — Soldiers who develop the habit of being honorable, and solidify that habit with every value choice they make. Honor is a matter of carrying out, acting, and living the values of respect, duty, loyalty, selfless service, integrity and personal courage in everything you do.
Do what’s right, legally and morally. Integrity is a quality you develop by adhering to moral principles. It requires that you do and say nothing that deceives others. As your integrity grows, so does the trust others place in you. The more choices you make based on integrity, the more this highly prized value will affect your relationships with family and friends, and, finally, the fundamental acceptance of yourself.
Face fear, danger or adversity (physical or moral). Personal courage has long been associated with our Army. With physical courage, it is a matter of enduring physical duress and at times risking personal safety. Facing moral fear or adversity may be a long, slow process of continuing forward on the right path, especially if taking those actions is not popular with others. You can build your personal courage by daily