Seven Habits Profile
The seven habits profile provides an overview of the type of leader a person is. Having to self-assess one’s habits, may infer a response bias towards one end of the spectrum to procure a more positive score. I attempted to be the most objective and realistic about my scores as I could.
With an average score of 13.4 for all nine categories; that would categorize me a just above a good leader. With the limited experience as a team leader; there is a small sample size of time I have actually had in a leadership role.
With a score of thirteen in the emotional bank account category, that rates as very good. Whenever I work with others, I strive to always try and step outside of myself and see the situation from other’s point of view. Everyone has their own beliefs and ways of accomplishing tasks; that an attitude of “my way or the highway,” would be troublesome when working towards a collective goal. Having coached basketball at several different level s of competition; that equates to over fifty different young men I have coached. As a coach, it is your responsibility to put your players in the best position to succeed and in the process of doing this, understand that every kid has a type of teaching they respond best to. Being as young as twelve years old, some kids are more sensitive than others and require a lot more compassion to perform at the best of their abilities. My first goal when getting to know the players, find the one that would require the most compassion and strive to keep that one, in tune with the rest of the group. That one player that required the most was the benchmark for how I dealt with the team, knowing that the rest could handle that type of criticism and teaching. I look at speaking negatively as, constructive criticism when coaching. I absolutely did this because the goal was to keep improving, and moving forward as a player. Highlighting weaknesses while praising their best contributions to...