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Identify strengths and weaknesses related to the four content areas below:

1. Personal and professional accountability
2. Career planning
3. Personal journey disciplines
4. Reflective practice reference behaviors/tenets

Discuss how you will use your current leadership skill set to advocate for change in your workplace.

Identify one personal goal for your leadership growth and discuss your implementation plan to achieve that goal.

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1. Personal and professional accountability
Strengths for creating success through personal and professional accountability
There are three strengths for creating success through personal and professional accountability. One way is that you must take responsibility for your actions. You must take all the responsibility on yourself and be ready to accept failure. You must be ready to accept the good and bad results if you take on these responsibility. In other word, you must be 100 percent responsible for the outcomes. You must deal with the present and be ready to take on bad situations.
Self empowerment is another strength you must have to be successful. If you empower yourself, you take the actions and risks to achieve the result that you want. Self-empowerment mean not to wait for someone to do things. Self empowerment mean you can do it yourself. You are clear about your expectations.
You take the falls on your own shoulders instead of blaming others. You stop blaming others and ask if you can solve the problems first.

Weaknesses of accountability
Lack of responsibility. People that do not take on responsibilities, but laid on others. People that only take on responsibilities when the outcomes is good. People that do not have a clear expectation. When you blame others for the poor outcomes is when you are not taking on the accountability.

2. Career planning
In doing a career planning, you need to identify your strength and weaknesses in order to find the right career. You must find a career that fits with ...

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This solution looks at three strengths for creating success through personal and professional accountability in the areas of personal and professional accountability, career planning, personal journey disciplines and reflective practice reference behaviors/tenets. Reference used is included.

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Which traits would you prioritize? Why? What are some effective ways to learn these skills?

Nursing Leadership and Management:

Trust. Leaders not only must be trustworthy, but also must trust their
staff, building a culture of open, honest communication.

∑ Respect. Like trust, respect goes both ways: The leader must garner
the respect of his or her staff but must also have respect for the
expertise of others.

∑ Vision. Rather than micromanaging the details of the organization's
activities, the leader's job is to communicate the big picture. He or
she should be able to take new ideas and challenges and integrate them
into the organization's mission.

∑ Self-confidence. Being confident is not about feeling infallible, but
rather about knowing one's strengths and weaknesses. Leaders reflect
their self-confidence in their voice, body language, and the way they
react to conflict.

∑ Communication skills. If there is one trait that can lead to the
downfall of an otherwise strong leader, it is poor communication skills.
Being able to communicate effectively is critical for engendering
respect, motivating staff, and displaying sincerity.

∑ Enthusiasm. Good leaders can motivate staff to excel despite
challenges. They make tough projects fun and display passion for their

∑ Feedback. Strong leaders recognize and reward good performances. They
are also open and receptive to feedback about their own work.

∑ Ability to fulfill commitments. Following through on promises, coming
prepared to meetings, and responding to staff questions are all
necessary leadership characteristics.

∑ A focus on growing more leaders. Effective leaders do not keep success
to themselves, but rather concentrate on developing those who will lead
the organization after them. They identify and support new prospects and
willingly give advice to up-and-coming leaders.

This list of traits is certainly a "tall order," don't you think?
Which traits would you prioritize? Why?
What are some effective ways to learn these skill?

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