Reflective Analysis Of Strengths

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Introduction When working with a group, organization or department in any context it is important that the individual be aware of strengths also known as talents. Being able to identify your strength is crucial is being most effective in the organization in order to meet desired goals. The book Strengths Finder 2.0 provides an assessment to assist individuals in understanding their distinct strengths and a plan of action to assist in capitalizing or making those identified strengths even stronger. The text identifies a total of strengths or talents that an individual could possibly possess. This particular assessment provides five distinct strengths in order from most distinct to least distinct. After taking the Strengths Finder …show more content…
Due to my understanding and support of historical theory based models I am able to use my talents in this manner to assist in increasing student learning outcomes. Consistency is another talent that I must apply in my current position. When dealing with a large number of individuals it is imperative that I maintain equitable climate in all courses. I can agree with Rath (2007) we he focuses on how those who portray this particular talent are disturbed when unfairness occurs, therefore I must model the behavior I desire to see in all my students. Belief is other talent I possess based on the results from the assessment which impacts how my students view me as an instructor. I noticed that many times students are not aware of the true reason behind the rigor of my course deliveries. When I began to share with them my views and passions a directed to being effective as an educator in the field of early childhood education. According to Rath (2007) powerful and emotional positions or specific issues can be used to motivate those who lack motivation. Learner is the fourth strength identified and this particular standard can be applied in my current work position. What I learned from the text was that those who possess this particular …show more content…
It is my contention that my self-awareness about my strengths and others are necessary to be an effective leader. In respect to be a leader, in the future I will apply those specific talents in my classroom with my students, as I collaborate with my colleagues in my department and as a committee member for the university.
In conclusion identifying one’s distinct strengths and talents can be correlated with being an effective leader. It is important to use valid and reliable assessments to identify specific strengths and talents. Effective leaders understand how to apply those identified talents and strengths in my current position, as a faculty member in the department as well as an asset to the university. Planning strategies to improve these skills will assist in being efficient, effective and supportive of group members to meet identified

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