Achieving and Maintaining Invididual Excellence

1597 Words Nov 13th, 2012 7 Pages
Achieving and Maintaining Individual Excellence

BSHS 462

Achieving and Maintaining Individual Excellence Individual excellence is pushing yourself to surpass other’s expectations and excel in everything you do. Individual traits, ethics, values, experiences, and individual performance help develop and define a person’s individual excellence on a personal and professional level. Individual excellence will lead a person to be a better leader, manager, supervisor, and a better person in any organization. In this paper I will formulate a framework for achieving individual excellence as I focus on my ultimate goal of going into the human services field. This paper will examine a force analysis that lists my personal drives as well as
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As a human service manager, I must learn to take feedback, both negative and positive, and learn from every experience to make me a better employee and future manager.
Supervision is needed to guide employees, motivate them, and reward them to achieve program effectiveness. My strengths are my ability to work alone, to supervise, motivate, and recognize other people’s achievements. My restraining force is that I have very little experience supervising individuals and I am usually a follower rather than a leader. I will gain the confidence needed to take on the roles and responsibilities of any position or challenge that I am faced with.
Financial management is referred to successfully managing finances by the human service manager. My personal drive is the success I have at managing my own finances, because I have no experience managing finances for large organizations. I am currently debt free and feel very proud that as a mother of two I can handle finances very well even money is tight. My restraining factors is that I am not a big saver and can work on creating a budget or savings plan for the organizations future and long term goals. According to Lewis (2007) a well designed information systems can enhance an organization’s effectiveness and responsiveness and raise an employee’s sense of satisfaction and purpose. Managers should ensure that information systems
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