Leadership

The Goal: In the midst of routine activities, it’s good to remember that there is a big picture for your life you need to discover. The goal of this exercise is to expose you to high-level leadership thinking and start investigating your own leadership style.

Skills

Step 1: Watch a few videos of leaders in areas you care about. There are examples below, but feel free to supplement with your favorite TED talk / industry speaker / author / master at the mic. You could also find written pieces from leaders.

http://bit.ly/OX0t5a (How Leaders Inspire Action)
https://youtu.be/V80-gPkpH6M (Jim Carrey)
https://youtu.be/QyDo5vFD2R8 (Denzel Washington)
https://youtu.be/KSyHWMdH9gk (Alan Watts)

Step 2: Answer one of the following two prompts in 3-5 paragraphs: “What is the biggest take away from the video? Why is it important?” OR “How could you apply the speaker’s lessons to your life?”

Step 3: Write 3-5 paragraphs to answer: “What is YOUR lesson you want to teach the world as a leader?” Use the top 2 motivators or top 5 skills from your Indigo Summary Page to enhance your message.

Optional Add-On: If you want to work on developing the skill of empathy, you could also write a third essay answering the question “How can you take what you learned to help make the world a better place?”