My First Course At Wgu, Professional Leadership And Communication

1064 Words Dec 18th, 2016 5 Pages
Throughout my first course at WGU, Professional Leadership and Communication in Healthcare, I was taught about working styles and how I work best with others. I also became aware of the different modes of communication which has given me a better insight into my interactions and conversations with my friends, family, coworkers, and other. I learned a great deal about myself, as well as strategies I can use to improve my chances for success throughout my learning experience as well as in my career.
During the first part of the course we focused on working styles and how we work with others. Based on the activities I completed in this course I have learned that the working styles that best describe me are examine and execute. People with multiple high energies in both examining and executing can plan and act with equal ease. They do this by using more of an order-based way of thinking rather than having a more flexible approach. (cite page). I have learned that I have a high need for control, which I would agree is very accurate. Strengths with my working style include having a high interest in details, the need for facts backed by data, as well as a “get it done” mindset. People with these high energies tend to lead and shape groups. We push hard for results. On the contrary, my weaknesses include lack of flexibility and low level of patience. I have a hard time slowing down and at times can seem distant or impersonal to others. My personal assessment of my…

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