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How great leaders inspire action


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How Simon Sinek's theory of 'the Golden Circle' applies to historical figures.

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How great leaders inspire action

  1. 1. H W G EA LEA ER I N R O R T D S SPI E A TI O C N Simon Sinek Theory of the golden circle TED talk September 2009 1
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  3. 3. INSPIRED LEADERS - Why are some leaders and organisations able to inspire where others aren’t? - How do you get people to want to be a part of what you do? Martin Luther King Adolf Daens Winston Churchill 3
  4. 4. Inspired leaders think and act from the inside out 4
  5. 5. They don’t tell people what they want to change, but what they believe 5
  6. 6. There are leaders and there are those who lead. • Leaders hold a position of power, of authority. Those who lead, inspire us. • People follow those who lead, not because they have to but because they want to. 6
  7. 7. People share the same dream 7
  8. 8. ‘People who share the same belief will follow their leader and work for him in blood, sweat and tears’ Fidel Castro and Che Guevara: the Cuban Revolution 8
  9. 9. An inspiring female leader 9
  10. 10. What about Adolf Hitler? 10
  11. 11. Assignment • Make a powerpoint presentation about a historical leader. • Make a short biography of that person. • Answer the following questions: - How was this person able to inspire people? - Did he or she have a dream? - Why did people share this dream? - What became of that dream? 11