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We all somehow have a specific goal in life. From young age we dream of something or we have a wish, we want to be or to have. Discipline, the entourage, the environment, that strong desire within must be the driving force to get you there. That vision to be must be strong enough that nothing, no one can stop you. Of course, obstacles, friends even our own bad habits might keep you short of that goal transformed into a vision. It takes more than the idea to be to reach a specific goal.

Change Management

Helpful information to see how effective leadership through organizational changegs, involves staff autonomy, engegment and motivation.


From this i was able to take the different styles out. I will try to use them with my manager when an issue arrises and see if we can communicate better in our team. 

Difference between manager and leader

The manager does things right; the leader does the right thing.” Warren Bennis.

Turning Training

I can use what I've learned by putting it into action. Action being utilizing it when evaluating team performance


Learning how to control/lead a meeting that has team with different personalities is a must to help reach goals set by your organization to be accomplished. You must learn how to meet the challenges by going through obstacles presented by the team.

Always be willing to change and be willing to learn and grow

We all work differently and keep the ending goal in mind of the best way to get there as a team. 

Developing Basic Leadership Qualities

Everybody can practice and develop effective leadership skills.

Simple, but effective communication is what unites and motivates members of an organization. 


Identifying Basic Leadership Functions

Continuous motivation for employees to buy into the vision of an organization is what brings change and movement. 

Recognizing Different Management Styles

Be assertive, but do not trample over others nor let others trample over you. Participatory style of management results in a friendly work climate and better results in the long term.

Teamwork makes the dream work

In this course I learn edhow to establish a team with the right mix of skills and personalities and create a culture that promotes collaborative work.

The course covers steps to leading an effective team.

Completing this helped me learn to include innovative, easy-to-implement self-evaluation tools.

Be a positive Boss

Work and support the people you will manage and help them grow.


Being happy in my job

Action plan

Try to use different leadership styles to fit the the situation. 


THis is the starting and ending point of being a "leader". If you miss the VISION" you miss all.

anyone can be a leader...

Anyone with time and attention can show leadership skills. You have to look within yourself and find your strengths. To become a good leader you have to know what it means to be a TEAM PLAYER first. Controlling your emotions and learning to listen and be understanding are key. A great leader knows his/her employes and their strengths and weaknesses and puts the right employees in motion to carry out tasks. 

Follow the Leader

Whether you are delegating a task or seeking input as an Authoratarian you should always be assertive. Know your employees this way when task arise you can count on and call on your employees to come together as a unified team to complete what needs to be done. Determining the task at hand can make you choose the best road taken. 

Setting up committee meetings using leadership ideas from ML112

The idea of structuring committee meetings in higher education using the team leadership ideas presented in the ML112 course is intriguing.  The worksheets will be useful in setting up the outline for the committee meetings.  Has anyone tried to implement a leadership model for committees for projects such as curriculum revision?  How successful is the implementation when other committee members do not a knowledge of leadership models?



Online Gaming and Simulation Course

This course was a great introduction to the main concepts of online gaming that would be suitable for integration into nursing education.


how get things down making it more of a game than work