Essay on Personal Statement : Leadership Counseling

2017 Words Apr 22nd, 2016 null Page
Leadership Counseling
I would like to take this time and speak on something that is often omitted completely and when it is performed it is not done so correctly. It is the subject of counseling. I have been in many organizations and assigned to many units. The one thing that all of these elements have in common is that the leaders are either lethargic or simply do not worry about counseling their subordinates. This is a mistake. As a leader, you must ensure that everyone that follows you know what the organizational standards are, as well as, comprehend what your enforceable standards look like – not only that, but they should understand where they stand in comparison to those guidelines and standards at all times. This however is often a failing system because the first line leader has not been properly counselled; therefore, he/she does know how to counsel others. This is a sign of a lack of leadership on EVERY level within the organization. Regardless to where you are within the rank structure of the organization counseling is important. The only thing that is worse than not executing counseling is to do it incorrectly. This goes back to the leader’s time and how it should be valuable which mean it should never be wasted. If the counseling session is not set up properly it will be a major waste of time and the leader is responsible for the time of its subordinates especially when they are directly involved with it. I would like to make the following…

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