An Idea That Will Change The Way You Motivate and Inspire Others
Is there something you haven’t read or don’t know about motivating others?
More boldly, could there be a universal idea about inspiring others that is unknown to most leaders?
You are about to find out that there is.
What Would a Fan Do?
HERE ARE SOME COMMON WAYS OF BEING A FAN
Acting on the idea of Fanness is remarkably straightforward. Leaders who want to become more inspirational need only ask one simple question. In this situation, what would a fan do? Asking this question often and keeping the idea top of mind is essential.
Fans do many things to motivate and inspire others.
Every situation presents a unique opportunity to show others that we are rooting for them and encouraging their success. We intuitively know of the many ways leaders show Fanness every day.
- Take the time to listen and engage.
- Find opportunities for others to learn & grow.
- Suggest “stretch” assignments that challenge others to explore their perceived limitations.
- Offer feedback and coach people up for performance.
- Show up and serve as a safety net when others stumble.
- Encourage others when they are down or discouraged.
- Get others involved in activities they desire to be a part of.
- Ask others to tag along, shadow or follow you to Take Part.
- Give others exposure to those who might help them.
- Patiently teach others how to overcome an obstacle.
- Trust others with a prize issue or responsibility.
- Give others the freedom to explore on their own.
- Include others in special moments.
- Share success and credit with others.
- Agree with others in front of their colleagues.