Leadership Tip: Leaders Engage Others


Appeal to others to share an exciting dream of the future

Today’s Tip:

Listen to Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech (Google it)! Note three to five techniques he uses to communicate his vision. Then write a clear and concise statement of your vision of the future and use some of Dr. King’s techniques to effectively communicate your vision to your team.

Food for Thought:

Leaders engage others through their energy, optimism, and hope. By demonstrating to others how their values and interests will be served by the long-term vision of the future, leaders develop loyal supporters and committed contributors to their cause.


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IMPACT! Leadership Tips are adapted from The Leadership Challenge® and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™. The Leadership Challenge®. © James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, published by John Wiley & Sons. All rights reserved. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® 2014 Patrick Lencioni and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.


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