As the leader of a team, you are responsible for inspiring your team members to work with you to achieve your aims. You need to create a vision that is so compelling and inspirational that it ensures colleagues' buy-in and motivates them to work with you to realise it.
This unit shares a leadership model for creating this vision and practical strategies to influence your colleagues (including the SLT) to work with you and to maintain the momentum, even when the going gets tough.
Aims and outcomes
- Develop a shared vision with your team.
- Embed the vision into the everyday work of the team.
- Maintain team momentum around the vision.
- Get SLT buy-in.
- Put the vision into action.
Step 1: What is vision?
Step 2: Why does vision matter?
Step 3: Future-Engage-Deliver
Step 4: Future: your vision
Step 5: Engage: embedding the vision and maintaining team momentum
Step 6: Engage: getting SLT buy-in
Step 7: Engage: elevator pitch
Step 8: Deliver: action plan
End of Unit 2 quiz