What is your legacy? An Inspirational Leadership approach
Work milestones and achievements can create positive and constructive opportunities for professional reflection.
In December 2018 it will be ten years since Melbourne hosted the Homeless World Cup, an event that is dear to my heart. The 2008 event brought 500 players from across the world to Melbourne to represent their country, shine a light on homelessness and demonstrate what people can be achieved when they are given an opportunity to overcome adversity. The legacy of this event and a four year pilot of the street program (that occurred prior) is the Big Issue Community Street Soccer Program that continues to support hundreds of homeless and disadvantaged people across the country in seventeen locations annually. I reflect proudly on all the work that went into the event and indeed program over fourteen years with much satisfaction and pride. A massive legacy. Similarly through my own professional sport for development consultancy, motivational presentations as well as coaching and mentoring programs I like to think the ensuing legacy will be more educated, motivated, compassionate and inspired leaders and community members.
Through my presentations the question I now ask of leaders that I present to from all settings is just what is your legacy? How is your leadership impacting your organisation and your company or your community? What impact are you having on your customers, your staff and the people you lead? How can you as a leader invest in others and leave a positive and lasting legacy? How will you be remembered as a leader and manager and what was your contribution to your organisation’s growth and its culture? Have you made a difference in the careers and lives of others? This approach to leadership can motivate and help you refine leadership style and goals. It offers leaders the chance to take stock and explore ways that they can improve their leadership style and
To learn more about my presentations and you want to know about my inspirational leadership approach go to www.georgehalkias.com.au