Inspire and Influence

Do you remember how it was being a child?

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Children are often still open and direct. Children appear to have an authentic view on leadership. Let their statements and images tempt you to have a hard look at your own expectations and framing. What would be your answer to the question ‘’What is a good leader?’’.

Watch the video below!

Inspired by World Economic Forum, They asked a group of kids about leadership and what makes a good leader. Their answers will surprise you.

If you want more, just have a look at a tiny collection below:

Build awareness

In this course we start from the following definition: leadership is consciously directing the behavior and inspiring others to jointly achieve the set goal.

This means, pay attention to:

  • Communication
  • Flexibility (letting go of paradigms and being open to new perspectives)
  • Listening (what is really listening?)
  • Inspire and motivate
  • Taking responsibility for everything you do
  • Self-awareness (what does it mean?)

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In order to be a good leader it is necessary to know yourself, your own motives and qualities

To support you in your search, we have a video about a number of world’s leaders. Find below the inspirational video.

A lot of research has been done on leadership, the diversity of perspectives and theory is enormous. Still, there are a number of aspects that keep recurring. It’s all about behavior and attitude of the leader. Its impact on others.

  • What’s Leadership to you now? Who inspires you?
  • Who do you want to follow? Or who don’t you want to follow? Why?
  • What do other leaders and/or professionals/followers say about Leadership? Go on research, find current sources.