25 Apr 2019

By definition, leadership is a practical skill, whereby an individual has the ability to lead a group of people, or an organization. In my opinion, motivational speakers often showcase their capacity for leadership by leading presentations for the masses – be they groups of students, or business leaders. Leadership is a vital quality for motivational speakers to possess for a multitude of reasons. Not only is leadership vital for motivational speakers, but it is vital for everyday life. Should you wish to become a leader, I suggest you pay attention for the next few minutes as I explore why leadership is a common trait among motivational speakers.

 

The primary reason that leadership is a key quality of motivational speakers is because it is their job to influence people. Influencing audiences requires you to be a leader – you must be able to lead from the front, if you will, in order to get the audience on your side. Moreover, influencing others involves leading them in the right direction. This is exactly what motivational speakers do, through the means of motivational anecdotes or other such methods. We see, therefore, that leadership is essential, should you wish to influence a group of people. You cannot effectively influence a group of people if you do not lead them properly, so as a motivational speaker, you must be a good leader.

 

Furthermore, leadership is essential for motivational speakers because you are able to instill confidence in your audience, if you come across as a good leader. This may not seem obvious to some, so let me explain it in a bit more detail. As a motivational speaker, it is your job to clearly and effectively explain what the people are good at and how they can get even better. In a sense, therefore, you are leading people towards a more confident lifestyle by giving them tips to maximise their potential. If you do this in a manner which is unlike that of a leader, your audience will not believe in you. Hence, it is vitally important to show off your leadership skills when trying to give people confidence, so that they truly trust and believe in you.

 

Finally, leadership is important because, at the end of the day, motivational speakers are global role-models. You only need to look at the world leaders in the field to understand just how influential they are. They are role-models for so many people, so it is essential for them to positively influence people by displaying their leadership in a positive and helpful manner. This doesn’t mean, however, that we don’t all have the capacity for leadership. In fact, we all do and we should all aim to showcase it. To get in touch or for more information on leadership, and Bianca Miller-Cole, please email bookings@biancamiller.uk  , call 02086679519 or visit www.biancamiller.uk

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