Rambo Self Assessment Examples
Seminar 7, LTC Rambo, Chuck LTC, USA
As I work to identify, understand and develop my strengths and weaknesses revealed through several different leadership surveys and the curriculum of the Air War College, I felt it important, as it stands today, to analyze my abilities to lead at the senior (strategic) level in a dynamic Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) environment. Therefore, after four combat deployments and a plethora of tactical and operational knowledge, I am looking forward to preparing myself for the move to the next level—Strategic—with an understanding of my strengths and weaknesses coupled with a solid plan for growth and development.
I want to outline how I view my leadership (strengths and weaknesses) through my own lens. I have always used the following character attributes to describe myself: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage (LDRSHIP). These are my personal character goals, …show more content…
Your decisions, choices, and actions determine your character and I think being a morally and ethically sound leader is mandatory at any level. It would be a futile attempt to consider any other weaknesses or strengths, if you have a character flaw. Integrity and trust are the building blocks on which all other actions are determined and there can be no substitution. If there is a crack, the leader will have a tremendous character flaw. I am not one to throw the first stone and I am not perfect, but throughout my career, with all the mistakes I have made, I always had a sense of pride that my integrity was never in jeopardy or questioned. I like to lead in the same way I want someone to lead me…with trust and confidence in my abilities. I think this is very true and working for an ethically sound boss would make that job seem worthwhile and one character attribute that will serve me well at the strategic