A Leadership Self Evaluation
A.1- See attached completed Seven Habits Profile
A.1.a. The Seven Habits Profile reveals several areas of success in leading as well as areas of opportunity for me to improve my leadership. I believe that my high scores in the emotional bank account and think win-win category are major contributing factors to my ability to synergize well with coworkers. I am a people person and I prefer to work as a team rather than individually. It is important to me that everyone on our team succeeds. I get to know my team members on a personal and professional level , know their challenges in life, so that I can help them overcome those challenges. It is my belief that having happy employees leads to having positive customer interactions and more productive workdays. I believe that when employees know you want them to succeed it makes the synergizing process run more smoothly, as all parties know the intentions of the others are good.
My proactive attitude; taking responsibility for my work, my mood, and my circumstances; is another reason for my success in the synergize category. I don’t need public credit for a job well done, but I do make a point to say when I have made a mistake. This helps to build trust and transparency. I want my employees to be able to come to me to admit when they have made a mistake as well so that we can work together to fix the error. Without a culture of transparency and trust errors can get hidden and come up later as larger problems. Modeling a proactive attitude encourages others to do the same.
I have some opportunities for improvement in a few Seven Habits Profile categories as well. Though I am good at taking care of my employees, I sometimes lack in self-care. I should take more time to establish a regular exercise routine and take time to rest and meditate. I also need to make a more intentional effort to have a more even work/life balance. Sometimes I should prioritize caring for...