Growing Up My Family Instilled In Me To Always Be Kind

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Growing up my family instilled in me to always be kind to people, treat others the way I wanted to be treated, to always be honest, do the right thing, be respectful and the list goes on. As a child or even a teenager, I did not realize that all of these things I was learning is a significant part of ethics and would tie into not only my personal life but also my professional life. Some small examples of how I use ethics throughout my life are for instance, if I am shopping at a grocery store or the mall, if the cashier gives me too much change, I am the type of person that would tell the cashier and give the change back. There have been many times when I am walking behind a person and I see that they drop their phone or wallet and they do …show more content…

I will base my leadership styles and models off of my personality and the type of leader I aspire to be. The two leadership styles that I connect with the most are, Democratic leadership and Diplomatic leadership. “The democratic leadership style values the input of team members and peers, but the responsibility of making the final decision rests with the democratic leader. Democratic leadership boosts employee morale because employees make contributions to the decision-making process. It causes them to feel as if their opinions matter. When a company needs to make changes within the organization, the democratic leadership style helps employees accept changes easily because they play a role in the process. This style meets challenges when companies need to make a decision in a short period” (Johnson). The next leadership style is Diplomatic leadership. “Diplomats prize interpersonal harmony. They are the social glue and affiliative force that keeps groups together. Diplomats are kind, social, and giving, and typically build deep personal bonds with their employees. They’re often known for being able to resolve conflicts peacefully (and for avoiding conflicts in the first place). Diplomats work to avoid having people feel uncomfortable or anxious. Traditional measures of employee satisfaction are often very high for Diplomats”

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