"A deck of cards is built like the purest of hierarchies, with every card a master to those below it, a lackey to those above it." - Ely Culbertson
My specific leader that I have chosen is considerably my dad. I am concerned about his leadership. For example, why he became a father, why he needs to justify his opinions, and to improve his leadership style and methods.
He is the ' king' of the family where he runs basic hierarchy at home. As a father, he is barely open to opinions except under heavy pressure where he has to seek opinions and help. He is smart with 70% decisions as he is the oldest in the family and has the most real-life experience but is constantly questioned with his decisions in the family like overreacting, missing several days of work, poor driving decisions, forgetting valuables, and more.
But his leadership style is different. He explains and teaches people around him using real-life examples from his past but doesn’t get right to the point which gives out confusion. He doesn't know he is 'beating around the bush'. So he is concerned about what other people should do but rarely justifies why they should therefore his leadership style needs to be questioned.
My father came into position as a leader when he started school which was around 5 as he was half-dedicated to learning to support his family. As he grew older and knew more, he then changed his mindset to adopt new leadership methods and intentions after he was married and became a father.
His reason to become a father/leader is perhaps unknown as he is not willing to share his childhood and his past. Even if he tries to explain something, he avoids those specific topics. This makes me curious so I am concerned why he is doing he is doing.
The Questioning Process