Great leaders inspire their people in a way that fosters creativity, innovation, and high performance. In today's demanding business environment, such inspiration is not a luxury, but a necessity. Leaders that practice this kind of philosophy develop highly resilient, high-performance teams that can operate in any situation.
But what are these principles of performance that result in success? What are the secrets of the greatest leaders that are coming to the forefront in the new millennium?
As a World Gold Medalist in rowing, Naval Academy Graduate, and Oxford Scholar, Dan Lyons has lived the message of inspirational leadership and success, and shares these "secrets" in his energizing seminar.
Length of Session - 1-2 days
The 8 Secrets of Inspirational Leadership
The 8 Secrets comprise our philosophy for creating the energy and spirit that sustain high performance teams. These secrets instill personal and group confidence, thus help to create an environment where champions are inevitable. This leadership philosophy builds upon two basic rules of human nature, includes five primary elements that address human nature in the context of high performance teamwork, and is tied together by a singular type of energy. The 8 Secrets are:
Secret 1: Everyone wants to be a part of something bigger than themselves.
Secret 2: Everyone wants to feel valued.
Secret 3: To build a team, you must DEFINE THE PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE
Secret 4: To inspire followers, you must ENNOBLE THE EFFORT
Secret 5: High performance teams are possible if leaders EMPOWER INDIVIDUALS WITHIN TEAM SYNERGY
Secret 6: Leaders and teams must make time to CELEBRATE THE JOURNEY
Secret 7: EMPHASIZE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY
Secret 8: Sustained team high performance is tied together by POSITIVE ENGAGED ENERGY
Team Olympia - Leadership and team development in the Olympic Spirit at Lake Placid
Team Champion - Using the sport of Olympic Rowing to emphasize leadership and teamwork.
Team Energy - Using a festival of games to emphasize the concepts of the "8 Secrets"
Team Hollywood - The challenge of movie-making draws on
leadership and team performance