How to Practice Inspirational Leadership

Author - Freya Thompson

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Learn how to become an inspiring leader in this new post from My Marketing Button.


“Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.”

Peter Drucker


We all know that being an inspirational leader isn’t about telling people what to do or making the most money! A great leader inspires the people around them.


Inspirational Leaders are:

  • Out of the box thinkers
  • Great communicators
  • Problem solvers
  • Motivational
  • Courageous
  • Empathetic
  • Accountable
  • Supportive

Having leaders with these qualities in the workplace inspires teams. Leaders think about the bigger picture and aspire to achieve the wider organisational goals. Having people with a leadership mindset helps to influence your company’s culture.


Can You Learn to Be A leader?

Leadership qualities are often traits of your personality. But that doesn’t mean that being a good leader comes naturally. Leadership qualities and skills can be learned and developed over time. Sometimes, it takes a lot of trial and error to establish leadership qualities in your everyday working. Leadership it is something that must be adapted to different situations. Not every leader will handle every situation the same way or with success. However, great leaders treat situations which don’t go to plan as a learning experience and recognise that this has value in the long-term. The best leaders learn from experience and then they become knowledgeable about adapting to different situations.


What Do Inspirational Leaders Do?

Leaders who inspire and motivate care about their team doing well. They encourage their colleagues to do well and help them when necessary to achieve their targets. Utilising the skills of the team around them is key to the success of a leader.

Inspirational leaders see potential in their team members and provide tasks in line with their skillset, which support their development in their role whilst helping them look for opportunities to progress.

The encouragement and support that a good leader provides can often be the key to a successful project and will produce the best outcomes from a task. Team members will feel valued when a leader not only cares about a project, but genuinely cares about their individual success, meaning a positive mindset is instilled into the team.



We think that leadership is a quality that is learnt overtime. Inspirational leaders never stop learning. They are constantly evolving with the people who surround them. People turn into great leaders by spending time gaining experience, working with people and honing their skills to help them become great motivators, whilst remaining adaptable and resilient.

Connect with your team. Motivate and create positive thinking. Inspire the people around you. Become an amazing leader!


My Marketing Button can help you motivate, inspire and empower your team, assign marketing tasks which get results and support you on your leadership journey with a great marketing plan. To find out how, book a demo.


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