Be Inspiring

November 17, 2011

Leadership


Over a year ago, I asked my team to brainstorm some ideas on what each and every person on the team could do to be inspiring to the people around them on a daily basis.   It is important to me that my teams work to rise above the day-to-day grind and that we be the model for the other teams in the company.  As a leader, a lot of that effort does rest on my shoulders, but I cannot do it alone.  Everyone on the team needs to know that they are a part of it and what they can do.  In about 20 minutes, the team came up with many ideas which centred around a handful of key concepts, which I compiled in a classic PowerPoint presentation to kick off the past year.

A little over two weeks ago, I broke up with my job to pursue a new opportunity.  As a personal farewell gift, I wanted to update the presentation and send it out to the team.  Unfortunately, I was busy finishing their annual evaluations and addressing some issues right up to the last minute.  (Seriously, I left at 5:45pm on my last day of work.)   So, over the past few days, I decided to learn Prezi and create what I hope will be a presentation they will remember… in a good way.  I admit, I don’t have the same touch as the Graphic Designers on my team, but I hope they enjoy the spirit of the message.

Click on the photo below to view the presentation, Be Inspiring.  Enjoy!

motivational presentation

Click on the photo to go to Prezi

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About Liza Wood

Throughout my career, I have consistently joined companies on the verge of explosive growth and change. From these experiences, I have developed a human, collaborative, and pragmatic leadership style. I would like to share that point of view, along with my experiences, on this blog. Join me on Facebook!

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7 Comments on “Be Inspiring”

  1. Jean-Frédéric Says:

    Fantastic 🙂

    Reply

  2. J-P Says:

    Thanks Liza for inspiring us in many ways 🙂

    Reply

  3. Houman Sadaghiani Says:

    Hey Liza, it’s Houman!

    Late, I know, but I finally had a look at this and it’s so well put. Thanks for everything you did in my first/your last 2 weeks, and I hope life is treating you well 🙂

    Take care, and keep on being awesome,

    Houman

    Reply

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