What Are Good Examples of Leadership Qualities: Tips for Travel Nurses

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By Kelly Pethick

June 16, 2020



What Are Good Examples of Leadership Qualities

In this article, I will present some great examples of leadership qualities. You can use them to make friends, improve communication between partners, or become a good leader in whatever field you pursue.

Praise others more than yourself

Arnold H. Glasow said that a “good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.”

We are used to thinking that the most important thing is to demonstrate our merits and gain recognition. But you are unlikely to succeed in telling others how much you have done. People usually evaluate you by what you choose and how you act.

Therefore, when something good happens to your friends or nurse colleagues (such as having achieved some goal or received a reward), do not skimp on praise. But do not praise yourself, even if you gave a hand in their success.

In this way, you will kill two birds with one stone. First, show the person in a positive light and make them happy. Anyone would be pleased to know that you notice their achievements and appreciate them. Perhaps this will even help this person develop further. Secondly, you will set an example. When you yourself achieve something important, you do not have to brag – your friends will praise you.

Show your strengths in difficult times

Support in difficult times makes the relationship stronger and helps people grow. Maybe you covered for your nurse colleague when they could not pick up a shift in a hospital. Overcoming difficulties together brings people closer together in the world.

Psychologist James Graham was convinced of this when he researched what strengthens the connection between partners. During the experiment, 20 couples wrote several times a day to scientists about what they were doing at the moment, what their mood was, and how they felt about their partner.

From analyzing more than a thousand notes, Graham found that couples who actively do something difficult together feel more sympathy towards each other. As a result, their relationships become closer. This accounts for romantic interactions and also other types as well.

Learn to make decisions

Leaders are people who make decisions. Sometimes, people spend a great deal of time asking others what they want and try to come to a common agreement. The opinions of others are important, but weighing options too much tends to not work. To avoid wasting time, leaders propose a solution in a way that other people will feel that it comes from them. This applies both to hospital work and to deciding between a movie or restaurant.

For example, you may want to watch a movie with someone. Say: “I want to watch a movie. I heard this movie is very funny. Do you want to watch it?” That is, start with an indefinite phrase, go to the specifics, and end with a question that will most likely be answered the way you want. If we analyze this technique point by point, we get the following:

  • You are reporting a desire to watch a movie.
  • You offer a specific movie that interests you.
  • You ask if a friend wants to watch a movie.

By agreeing to the last question, a friend is likely to positively accept your proposal. Do not forget to add a characteristic (good, funny, entertaining) to it. Such a positive assessment will help persuade a person to your side.

Do not be afraid to be vulnerable

We are afraid to be completely open with other people and show them our weaknesses. We want to hide so we don’t have to give a reason for unpleasant statements. But look at the situation differently: sometimes you don’t like certain people, and sometimes certain people don’t like you. When closing up, you probably avoid criticism but you miss a lot.

Don’t be afraid to face problems. Suppose that you are planning a new trip soon, but at the same time, you need to write a term paper on healthcare. Don’t be afraid to admit that you can’t write a good paper on time. In this situation, it’s not shameful to ask for help. You can get help from services like EssayShark. You can find more information about this service by reading through a review.

I hope that all readers can develop the leadership qualities mentioned here. Also, I hope that this post will receive approving comments and many likes and reposts. I believe that each of these leadership qualities examples can help you to be a better leader.

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