Achieving & Maintaining Individual Excellence
While having a career in Human Service, I want to provide quality service to my clients and employers. In any career field learning and knowledge is a never ending process. Peter Senge developed five beliefs to achieving and maintaining excellence while developing in any career. Those five beliefs that I will use in my career growth are team learning, mental model, building shared vision, personal mastery, and systems thinking.
Team learning is one part of the five disciplines that will assist my growth in human service career. Serving in the United States Air Force and currently working for Las Vegas Metro Police Department has greatly taught me the important of working as a team. With both organizations I have learn how to effectively work with other to accomplish the goals of the organization. I have also learned how to respect authority and follow rules give by leadership. Knowing what you role is with the team is also import in team learning.
Mental Model is another part of the five disciplines that will assist my growth in human service. The mental model deals with a person assumptions and generalizations of the way the world work. I have to come to grips that I all my clients will reach or achieve the goals they have set. As long as I know, that I have done my job to the best of my ability, offer all the resources in the community that could assist my client and follow whatever guideline set by my organization I have done my part. My mental fear of working with certain group of individuals is another mental obstacle that I have to overcome. In human service you never know what group of individuals you could end up working with, so you have to be diverse.
Shared vision is another part of the five disciplines that will assist my growth in human service. Shared vision involves the configuration of individual ideals inside a group. An organization has to collaborative and evaluates objectives...