Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.


After completing the StrengthsFinder assessment instrument, the report revealed that my top 5 themes are Includer, Relator, Positivity, Achiever and Focus. As in Includer, the results showed that I do my best work in the evening or after midnight. I find this to be very true because I am often up late getting things done. That is when I find the most peacefulness. It also says that I usually find qualities to appreciate in most people that I meet. I also believe that this is true because I believe that people come into your life for a reason, season or lifetime and I feel that a positive each person that we meet we can take a positive trait from each of them.

The Relator characteristic reports that I enjoy close relationships with others and find deep satisfaction in working hard with friends to achieve a goal. I tend to have friendships where we hold one accountable, which ultimately drives us to achieve the goals that we set out for ourselves.

As a person of Positivity, I am very generous with praise, quick to smile and always lookout for the positive in all situations. I do take every situation and look at the bright side of it. I am on of celebration and believe that everything should be celebrated. It also states that “somehow you can’t quite escape your conviction that it is good to be alive.” I am firm believer of that, because with everything that we have been through with the Coronavirus situation, we still stand as front-line care givers and are still striving to do well in school and I am ever so grateful for that. Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

As the Achiever, this helps explain my drive. I do believe that we all should strive to reach our greatest potential. With this quality, I do believe that something should be marked off the list each day and each day begins at zero. I do feel that if nothing gets done, then I have failed for the day. I have to stop being so critical and relax and live a little more without pressuring myself so much. In the end, I do believe that each day should begin with a set of goals or a list of things/tasks to do. Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

The final strength is Focus. This strength aligns with the strength of Achiever as Focus always has to have a goal in wanting to know “where am I headed”. This is true because I believe that you should always plan. With this plan, it allows me to prioritize and stay on target. I am the one who keeps everyone on tasks. My Focus reminds everyone that if something isn’t helping you achieve your goals, then it must be eliminated.

In conclusion, I feel that these results relate to my leadership traits by of way of setting goals. I do praise my team all of time. When nurses are given praise, it inspires us to continue to do well. I approach each situation with positivity and I allow the team to provide suggestions on how we can make our unit better. I include their thoughts, feelings and consideration for making changes. Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

References Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

Rath, T., (2017). Strenghtsfinder from Gallup. Discover your Clifton Strengths.

Clifton, D. (2017). The Clifton Strength Assessment. Retrieved from:



According to the Strengths Finder assessment, my five strengths are learner, achiever, arranger, individualization, and focus. My two core values are integrity and humility. In everything I do, ethics and moral principles come first, and I have to be honest with myself even before being honest with others. There is no substitute for moral uprightness in my way of doing things. Humility allows me to view others in appreciation and value their contribution. As a good nurse leader, it must never be a one-man show, but a collaborative effort (Fischer, 2017). Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

At the core of my leadership personality is being a learner and an achiever. To me, learning continues in every sphere and every situation. At every chance, I am looking for the lesson and trying to learn from the experience. As such, I enjoy working in teams and finding success together. It goes hand in hand with the achiever theme. Productivity is at the epicenter of this character, seeking satisfaction from working hard and succeeding. Learning and achievement are my main themes, and they come with a great deal of intrinsic motivation. Fischer (2017) posits that one has to always be self-driven in the things they do to achieve excellence and success. Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

As much as one is a good leader, there are always traces of areas that need strengthening. A leader must keep growing and developing all the time (Crowne et al., 2017). I should improve on my relator and positivity themes. I am concerned about the relator theme because I feel one achieves more in teams than they do individually. The relator theme helps one get deep satisfaction from working as part of a team, which is why I should work on it. On the positivity theme, it is about being generous with the appraisal for others. As much as I get intrigued by their qualities and work, I am not always quick to point it out. Therefore, I should consider improving on individualization theme so as to complement the positivity theme. Appreciating people sends a deep sense of conviction about their worth to the setup within which they are working (Corder & Ronnie, 2018). It motivates them. Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

References Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

Corder, E., & Ronnie, L. (2018). The role of the psychological contract in the motivation of nurses. Leadership In Health Services31(1), 62-76. https://doi.org/10.1108/lhs-02-2017-0008

Crowne, K., Young, T., Goldman, B., Patterson, B., Krouse, A., & Proenca, J. (2017). Leading nurses: emotional intelligence and leadership development effectiveness. Leadership in Health Services30(3), 217-232. https://doi.org/10.1108/lhs-12-2015-0055

Fischer, S. (2017). Developing nurses’ transformational leadership skillsNursing Standard31(51), 54-63. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.2017.e10857

Discussion 2: Your Leadership Profile

Do you believe you have the traits to be an effective leader? Perhaps you are already in a supervisory role, but as has been discussed previously, appointment does not guarantee leadership skills. Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

How can you evaluate your own leadership skills and behaviors? You can start by analyzing your performance in specific areas of leadership. In this Discussion, you will complete Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment. This assessment will identify your personal strengths, which have been shown to improve motivation, engagement, and academic self-conference. Through this assessment, you will discover your top five themes—which you can reflect upon and use to leverage your talents for optimal success and examine how the results relate to your leadership traits. Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

To Prepare: Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

Complete the StrengthsFinder assessment instrument, per the instructions found in this Module’s Learning Resources.

Please Note: This Assessment will take roughly 30 minutes to complete.

  • Once you have completed your assessment, you will receive your “Top 5 Signature Themes of Talent” on your screen.
  • Click the Download button below Signature Theme Report, and then print and save the report. We also encourage you to select the Apply tab to review action items.

NOTE: Please keep your report. You will need your results for future courses. Technical Issues with Gallup:

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  • Reflect on the results of your Assessment, and consider how the results relate to your leadership traits.

By Day 3 of Week 5

Post a brief description of your results from the StrengthsFinder assessment. Then, briefly describe two core values, two strengths, and two characteristics that you would like to strengthen based on the results of your StrengthsFinder assessment. Be specific.

By Day 6 of Week 5

Respond to at least two of your colleagues on two different days by making recommendations for how they might strengthen the leadership behaviors profiled in their StrengthsFinder assessment, or by commenting on lessons to be learned from the results that can be applied to personal leadership philosophies and behaviors.

Submission and Grading Information

Grading Criteria Week 5 NURS 6053 DBQ Student Response Discussion.

To access your rubric:

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Post by Day 3 and Respond by Day 6 of Week 5

To participate in this Discussion:

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