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Personal Philosophy Of Leadership Essay

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I believe that leadership positions provide an opportunity for one to empower,

motivate, and encourage others to become the best they can be. On purpose, I lead by

example; therefore, it is important that I represent who I am by how I live, serve, and

care for others. My philosophy is to create a healthy, and ethical climate for individuals

to be groomed into creative, efficient, and productive leaders. It is also my intent to

ensure the mission and vision is understood, and implement strategies that will

motivate, build cohesion, and shared values through empowerment. As a leader, I

understand the importance of investing not only in myself, but investing in others by

training them to be proficient, responsible, and disciplined
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Through mentoring, coaching, and counseling, I will provide a safe space for my

team to share their concerns, and work together to implement a solution. I realize that I

can have a negative or positive influence on the lives of those around me so I take my

role seriously by showing respect for all, being loyal, compassionate, living a life of

integrity, and being consistent; however, I will also correct and advise when necessary. I

believe the key component for creating an environment that will support my leadership

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style, will happen through influencing Soldiers to embrace the vision and commit to

living the organizations’ values.

I will encourage personnel to be resilient; mentally, physically, and emotionally. I

understand that demonstrating positive characteristics can have a positive impact on

those I serve. Therefore, it’s important to know those I serve with, and initiate change by

being an active, and transparent leader, who builds relationships on trust. “Trusted

leaders do the right thing at the right time for the right reason- not what’s politically

expedient or career enhancing (Gladis,
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