Join Mike Figliuolo for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding your internal motivation, part of Developing Your Leadership Philosophy.
- In terms of leading yourself,…as leaders, we're going to go through difficult times…and when we were more junior, we had other people…to pick us up when we fell down.…As a kid, it was a parent or a coach…who would dust us off and say, get back out there.…We've had bosses who have been helpful when we faced crises,…but now, the higher you get in terms of leadership…and the more people you're leading,…the fewer people there are to pick you up and dust you off,…and your team is watching you to see how you behave…when you face adversity.…
Having a leadership maxim to help motivate yourself…and lead yourself through that difficult situation…and get to the other side,…can be a very powerful tool to have.…So I like to ask, when you fall down,…how do you pick yourself back up?…For me, my leadership maxim is,…"But man is not made for defeat.…"A man can be destroyed, but not defeated."…And as I mentioned, maxims can come…from a variety of sources.…
That quote is actually by Ernest Hemingway.…It was in The Old Man and the Sea,…
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- Examine the four critical aspects of leadership.
- Explore how to find your internal motivation and why it affects leadership.
- Identify the key goals that drive a leadership vision.
- Review methods for motivating, inspiring, and developing future leaders.
- Recognize with whom you should share your leadership vision.