To view information about your top five strengths at Start Here – An Overview of theStrengthsFinderMovement found athttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50J8DYo7r44&list=PLhYBLDN6sURWX7h8IdebX2CYyR9QwqoDX. Then view information about your top five strengths at Strategic – Learn more about your innate talents from Gallup’s CliftonStrengthsFinder! found athttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sWM36m3d48&list=PLxDaK7wIyw9609RQuIcVwcCtJ6j17hmO4&index=1.
Write a one to three (1-3) page paper in which you:
Top 5 Strength Are with Insight:
Learner- You love to learn. The subject matter that interests you most will be determined by your other themes and experiences but whatever the subject you will always be drawn to the process of learning. You are energized by the steady and deliberate journey from ignorance to competence. This Learner Theme does not necessarily mean that you seek to become the subject matter expert or that you are striving for the respect that accompanies a professional or academic credential.
Relator- Describes your attitude toward your relationships. In simple terms the Relator theme pulls you toward people you already know. You do not necessarily shy away from meeting new people in fact you may have other themes that cause you to enjoy the thrill of turning strangers into friendsbut you do derive a great deal of pleasure and strength from being around your close friends. You want to understand their feelings their goals their fears and their dreams; and you want them to understand yours.
Positivity- You are generous with praise quick to smile and always on the lookout for the positive in the situation. Others just wish that their glass were as full as yours seem to be. Their world looks better around you because your enthusiasm a contagious.
Achiever- Your Achiever theme helps explain your drive. Achiever describes a constant need for achievement. By the end of the day you must achieve something tangible to feel good about yourself. It is the power supply that causes you to set the pace and define the levels of productivity for your work group.
Responsibility- Forces you to take psychological ownership for anything you commit to and whether large or small you feel emotionally bound to follow it through to completion. Excuses and rationalizations are totally unacceptable. When assigning new responsibilities people will look to you first because they know it will get done.
Key Functions as a manager:
Knowing When You’re a Manager:
Time Frame-Short -to-mid-term to ensure success of organization now; sets timetables and agendas to achieve identified goals.
Focus- Focus is narrow and internal to organization
Resources- Uses currently established resources such as budget staff policies and procedures
Task Goals- Directs daily work to achieve currently identified goals
People Goals -Supervises staff to maximize their productivity; coordinates efforts of teams to maximize performance.
Knowing When Youre a Leader:
Approach-Strategic + Visionary
Time Frame- Mid-to long- term to ensure success of organization in future; sets vision and strategy for organizational change
Focus- Focus is broad (both internal and external influences) including other functions industries markets and national and global affairs
Resources- Seeks and attains/creates new resources to ensure success of future goals
Task Goals- Envisions future goals and creates new products and processes to achieve them
People Goals- Builds culture to maximize engagement and commitment; inspires stakeholders fosters collaboration and cultivates next generation of leaders
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: