Video: How to be an Engaging Leader
Hear from experienced leaders as they share their thoughts on what engaging leadership looks like.
Our five leaders in this video each explain different aspects of what it takes to be an engaging leader.
Below is a summary of what they share, and the timings, so you can feel free to skip ahead and hear topics that may be more relevant for you.
Tasso: The Importance of Knowing Due North
Tasso makes the link between being clear about your role, and what you have to achieve, and understanding how this is aligned with the 'due north' of the business. From here you are able to build a motivated and engaged team.
Sarah: Leading with Intent (2:59)
Sarah talks about your leadership position; do you assume highest intent? Are you generous? She also speaks about confidence and the link between confidence and engagement and being prepared to learn from the people in your team.
Pascal: Challenge your People (4:18)
Pascal talks about the importance of creating a compelling vision that people can buy in to, as well as the importance of listening to the organisation and being open to feedback. He also talks about the importance of how you stimulate your people and engage them through challenging tasks and objectives.
Jackie: Being Authentic (06:00)
Jackie focuses on the importance of being authentic and creating your own leadership style. She explores how to do this, and highlights the importance of being comfortable in your own skin.
Karl: Taking Risks for Growth (09:08)
Karl closes out this video by focusing on the importance of taking constructive risks, one of which is the stretch that comes with seeking or creating opportunities for continuous learning.
What are the top one or two take-aways for you from this video?