Self Deception In Leadership

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never liked that attitude, therefore, it is my heartfelt desire to rise above self-deception. As an aspiring healthcare administrator, it will a terrible lose for me to develop self-deception in the pursuit of career. This course has taught me to be proactive since I am the master creator of my own destiny, I take control of who I am and who I become. The principles in the book intertwine with what I have learned from this course. Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly effective people principles taught personal renewal which has provide me a great deals of understanding of my mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical dimensions. Renewal of these four dimension is the most powerful investment we can even make in life, only true that can we deal with life…show more content…
We are blind by our self-deception thinking and behaving everything and everyone around us is wrong which means the problem is not us. We are the problem, failure to see mistakes does not make us innocent. Publicly we don’t see self-deception as an issue but it should be a matter of public concern. Public education about self-deception is long overdue, since it is central to everyone’s behavior, so persistently interlaced into every aspect of life that it actually determines all of your experiences. Quality leadership skills require a leader to take responsibility for his subjects. Blaming others for your mistake is not an ideal for both leaders and individuals. Whenever we are self-deceive we undermine our leadership skills and places little emphases on our personality. When people have problems they see all kinds of other problems but the problem itself. They mistakenly think the problem is something else and makes it easy for them to blame others. “Cut off, close up blind” this book talked about is when your focus shit to something else other than the real problem and the perspective of seeing things clearly except the real problem is being afraid of admitting the truth that is outside what you have…show more content…
This explains ones inability to accept that he has a problem, when this applies to organization it damages the integrity and trust, in the long it run it ruins the organization’s reputation. Self-deception is commonly found in organizations, colleagues turn to be competitor’s instead of Cooperates, manager work against each other for higher positions, while transparency is nothing to write home about. These leads to self-betrayal, even if you do all the right things, if you are insincere to yourself, to your colleagues, and to the organization, you are deeply rooted to self-deception and starts to play the game of justification. That leads you to feel anxious, irritated, and anger all the time, you will not be a fun to work with either and nobody will want to work with you and you become less proactive. Great talent will be wasted away, because you will fail to act on your desire to do something in particular. You betray yourself and your sense of what you want to do loses touch in all aspect of your life. When you find yourself in the box (self-deception) you provoke others to be in the box. “It is okay when we are in this together”, that’s the saying goes. Its symptoms are lack of motivation, commitment, stress and lack of good communication skills. In the box you can’t see anything, you are totally blind to the truth about yourself and others, your sense of judgment becomes questionable. The question is do we get in

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