The Power Of The Tribe: Community, Conversation and Connection
The Power Of The Tribe Community, Conversation and Connection: The Elements of LeadershipCoach Davender GuptaStartup-Académiewww.startup-academie.com
Leadership... Leadership is scarce because few people are willing to go through the discomfort required to lead. This scarcity makes leadership valuable. - Seth Godin
Is being competent enough? What is the difference between someone whos competent and someone whos successful? What does it take to lead?
What does it take to lead? • Nowadays, leadership belongs to those who... – Bring together and engage a community or "tribe" – Lead a valuable conversation – Build strong connections between the members of the tribe
Bring the community together • Common identity • Shared passion and values • Distinct perspective • Inclusive conversation • Catalyzing project
Lead the conversation • Create an environment that encourages each member to freely contribute • Be the conversation catalyst – and not the moderator, referee or a monologue – avoid the "guru" syndrome • Find the common thread • Encourage debate • Listen...listen!
Build connection - Create an environment of trust - Think "proactive networking" Each person has a "piece of the puzzle" - Make the connection between what people are looking for and what they can offer
The ultimate goal ...is to enable every member of your tribe to experience "success" Success is creating an experience of life that enables a person to live to their full potential
Call to action Use the three dimensions of community, conversation and connection to transform a shared passion into a bold goal and committed action.
Leadership is earned, not given Today, leadership is conferred to the person who leads the conversation. Build a tribe, be at the centre of it, and give it life... and you will be able to power your vision into reality!