The purpose of this essay is on the importance of both coaching and discipline within our school systems. While these terms aren’t widely employed in everyday conversation, they are extremely significant, and their presence or absence can determine whether an organization is able to fulfill its mission or not and in what way. The process of discipline and coaching be a major factor in the form and performance of any business. The school is not an exception. However, the purpose of schools is accomplished primarily through students. Other stakeholders like the teachers, the church, the family, and even the government play an important part in the success of the school. The entire group will be influenced by the principal’s leadership and discipline skills. Principals need to assume roles as teachers by coaching, teaching, guiding as well as motivating, coaching, and advising to accomplish the goals of the school by influencing its students. We should note that, while mentoring will be the principal method by that this type of change can be achieved, we should not rule out the practice of discipline in the event that it results regardless of the fact that it is done. As principals, you’re creating the “movers and shakers” of the future today with the instruction you provide. The job of shaping lives isn’t simple. However, one way to ensure that the values that students do today are what we want to see in the future is to make sure that our convictions are solid and will help those we supervise. If we follow the principles of Scripture that have been utilized repeatedly and with great success, We might just be able to train future leaders to succeed in the same way as we were.
What is Discipling? And Mentoring?
The term”discipline” is often utilized in the Christian context to denote people who follow Christ. While this is accurate in its essence, it restricts the scope of the term. Discipleship is teaching others to be aware in order to change their lives to be similar to the teaching of the teacher. The success of any company is directly related to its leaders and their ability to instill in others the desire or need to emulate the leader. The gangs’ procreation continues since gang leaders continue to mentor other members with a high degree of satisfaction.
The morals and values that are typically passed on by the leadership of these individuals negatively impact society. The school is a major agent of change that could greatly reduce the spawning of leaders that deprive society of fundamental values like respect, which society needs to function effectively. The students at the school are comprised of people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, as well as religious backgrounds. Principals have the chance to make an impact in the lives of those they are serving, regardless of whether you believe or not the process of discipline is occurring all around us at this moment. Proverbs 18:21 states that life and death are dependent on the tongue. The implications for principals are obvious. The words you say, regardless of whether it is positive or negative, affect the future lives of the leaders of tomorrow.
Discipline is a common theme not just in the Bible, however, throughout time, and it is taking place in our culture. In the time that Paul taught Timothy to become like Timothy in the chapter of Timothy, discipline was happening, and the US President United States is a disciple of the former President Bush. One of the most important points to remember is that it is possible to be a follower, an adherent, a follower of someone who you’ve never had the privilege of meeting. Have you ever heard someone speak or see an instructor on a TV program or read a book, resulting in the effect being so profound and you had a desire to be like them? In my role as a recruiter, I have witnessed individuals seek to imitate the leaders of General Collin Powell, whom they have not met, but it was so influential on a few that they were followers. With all this in mind, is the consequence for the principals? In all your interactions with people who are influenced by your actions should be aware that you’re effectively disciplining anyone. Other people are looking at your actions and might model your actions. It may not be the intention, but discipline is taking place, so whatever you do, make sure it’s sound because when someone mimics your style, it’s possible that a new leader will emerge—discipline breeds lasting changes.
Discipline is leader-focused, while the process of mentoring is more follower-focused. The act of helping and encouraging discovering and understanding is viewed as mentorship. It assists someone in discovering and maximizing their potential. All of us are mentors in one way or the other. When you offer a piece of advice to someone or inspire people to work harder and be better at everything the things they do, you are, in fact, being a mentor. In a school environment, we might consider mentoring from an academic perspective in which the emphasis is on academic success and academics. There is also the possibility of holistic mentoring, which involves helping the entire child. Principals, in their role as mentors, have to teach and guide, advise and motivate, as well as coach, guide and act as an example. Teaching is the way the skills and knowledge of a counselor are cultivated. As counselors, principals have to establish a relationship based on mutual trust between stakeholders that fosters cooperation, teamwork, and solutions to problems. As mentors, principals can successfully establish a mentorship environment in the schools, providing an aid system to teachers as well as for the students. Mentoring is an effective tool to bridge the gaps between cultures within schools and thus create an environment that is favorable to bringing about change. Poor discipline, as well as high drop-out rates as well as low academic achievements, are just a few of the school issues that are affecting schools. Positive mentorship attitudes, when cultivated within schools, can help reduce the ‘breakdowns which can hinder education.
Mentoring relationships can be needed in the short time or long-term time. It is contingent on the requirements of the mentee but is believed to be especially crucial and essential during the transition period. For example, when students and teachers are moved into new environments for them to be successful, they have to have the tools needed to adapt to the new environment and be able to carry out their task of learning and teaching. Mentees receive assistance to assist them in integrating into.
The process of mentoring and discipling is one of the most important components in shaping or forming any organization. These tools are at the president’s available to use in any way they deem necessary. What we have in our society today is the result of many of the leaders who came before the present, whose discipline and mentoring strategies gave us the leaders we have today. We must be aware that the changes caused by discipline and mentorship are long-lasting and leave lasting impressions not just in the current school environment but as well in the future world. Principals must realize that while they instruct, lead and guide, they are influencing the lives of students who could one day be the greatest leaders of the future.
Sergeant First Class CamuyGuama Heremuru works as an Active Duty Army Sergeant stationed in Providence, Rhode Island. He is currently stationed with the 1st Brigade Military Intelligence Unit. He is a 2nd-year Doctoral student studying at Regent University; his area of specialization includes Strategic Leadership.