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Inspirational Leadership Skills: Practical Motivational Leadership

via LinkedIn Learning


Transform from a manager into a leader. This course highlights over two dozen practical steps you can take to inspire and motivate your team.


  • What to expect
  • You can learn inspirational leadership
1. What Is an Inspirational Leader?
  • Leader vs. manager differences
  • Creating a vision
  • Role model
2. Communication
  • Introduction
  • Types of communication and meetings
  • The list I'd get fired for
  • The best leader I've ever seen
  • What a great listener does
  • Wrap-up
3. Security
  • Introduction
  • Can fear be effective?
  • What if they fail?
  • Consistency builds trust
  • Always be fair
  • Wrap-up
4. Build Them Up
  • Introduction
  • Make people feel important
  • Thank people
  • Everyone makes a difference: Jack's story
  • Interesting work
5. Delegation
  • Introduction
  • Advantages of delegation
  • Delegate as much as you
  • They can do it
  • Levels of freedom
  • Being a great coach
  • Are you brave enough?
  • Wrap-up
6. Focus on People, Not Tasks
  • Introduction
  • Building a machine of people
  • Motivation audit in your head
  • Every good company does this
  • Are they a team?
  • Wrap-up
7. Problems
  • Introduction
  • Keeping positive
  • Having the big view
  • Number one motto: EMF
  • Managing your boss
8. Difficult Situations
  • Introduction
  • "You can't do my job"
  • "Why are you paid more than me?"
  • Personality colors
  • Handling bad people
  • Ruthless about mediocracy
  • Does money motivate?
  • Public declaration of intent
  • Congratulations

Taught by

Chris Croft


4.8 rating at LinkedIn Learning based on 511 ratings

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