Four Secret Leadership Skills
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Four Secret Leadership Skills

Great leaders have a structure and use for four secret skills to inspire others just by being who they are.
3.0 (3 ratings)
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Created by Damian Andrews
Last updated 10/2015
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What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the Four Secret Skills all great leaders use
  • Inspire other just by being who you are
  • Use the leadership structure practiced by great leaders
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  • An understanding of popular leadership principles would be helpful

Great leaders are not born, they are trained.

This course explores the additional secret skills that separate good leaders from great leaders. The skills that enables great leaders to inspire others just by being who they are.

It is important that a leader have passion, lead by example, be organised, delegate, take ownership, be responsible, communicate well, be brave, be honest, be a great listener and know their people. However, these skills alone, do not make a great leader.

What separates good leaders from great leaders?

First, great leaders have a structure. There is a process they follow. For many great leaders this process is unconscious and they may not even know they are doing it, however there is a structure and great leaders follow this structure whether they are aware of it or not.

Second great leaders use four secret skills. These four secret skills are what separates good leaders from great leaders. What enables an ordinary person to rise up and stand for something more? What enables someone to inspire others with a purpose beyond the ordinary? In addition to passion and the other items listed above, a great leader uses the four secret skills.

At the completion of this course you to will be able to implement the same structure and use the four secret skills of great leaders in your daily life. Leading is not just about changing the world or driving organisations. Great leading is needed everywhere. How do you inspire your children to do their homework and make a positive contribution to the world? How do you lead your family in a crisis? In almost every situation the ability to be a great leader will enable you to shine like the sun. To stand out and make the world a better place.

Who is the target audience?
  • Those that want to be more than a ordinary leader.
  • People who want to quickly and easily inspire others.
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Curriculum For This Course
2 Lectures 13:29

Thank you for joining the Four Secret Leadership Skills.

Many people marvel at great leaders and their accomplishments, never realising that they to have the same ability. Great leaders have a structure and follow four key rules when leading. Most great leaders may not be aware they are following these rules but if you look closely you'll see that all great leaders follow these principles.

This course explores the high level skills that great leaders employ to lead masses of people.

Firstly, we'll share an understanding of what leadership is. When you understand what leadership is, it then becomes clear that great leading is possible to be learned.

Then we'll examine each of the four secret skill that all great leaders do. Leading by example, passion, knowing your people and the other commonly referred to leadership skills are important but they alone will not make a great leader. Each of the secret skills is undertaken by great leaders and the best part is these skills are teachable.

Great leading has a structure and can be taught. Great leading is something YOU can learn. You to CAN inspire other just by being who you are.

Preview 03:01

Understand what leadership is. By incorrect use of words the true meaning of leadership gets hidden. It's hard to be good at something until you are clear about what it is.

0:00 - Great Leaders Slideshow

1:10 - What is Leadership?

2:46 - What actions make a great leader?

3:45 - Leadership Process

4:53 - Bad Day?

6:22 - Consistent results require a structure

8:30 - Words create choice

What is Leadership?

What do I remember
10 questions
Common Leadership Advice
1 Lecture 11:32

There are countless books, blogs, recording, videos on leadership and what is required to be a good leader. There is much good advice in many of these materials so we’ll provide a summary of some of the key items.

Whilst these aren’t the fundamental hidden keys to being a good leader they are very useful and provide practical tips as to how to lead.

0:58 - Lead by Example

2:56 - Passion

4:21 - Be Organised

5:27 - Delegate

6:18 - Take Responsibility

7:38 - Communicate Effectively

8:58 - Be Brave and Honest

9:27 - Be a Good Listener

10:10 - Know you People

Preview 11:32

Knowing the Basics
7 questions
The Secret Skills
5 Lectures 29:24

To produce consistent result requires a structure. All great leaders have a structure they undertake to achieve their results. Many are not aware they have a structure to their actions, however regardless of if it conscious or unconscious there is a structure.

0:17 - There is a structure to consistent performance.

0:56 - The process happens unconsciously.

2:09 - Consistent results requires a structure

Leadership Structure

In today's ever changing world attempting to stabilise systems or go back to basics is a route to failure. The world is changing rapidly and great leaders need to adapt to change. The forth skill enables the great leader to adapt to an ever changing world.

0:56 - Birth, Life, Death

3:38 - THE WALL

4:38 - The world changes around us

5:38 - Change is the only constant

6:58 - Change to match the current environment

8:43 - Get comfortable with paradox

Skill Four

The Forth Skill
7 questions

Great leaders recognise the importance of learning. Not learning for knowledge but the difference between understanding and performance. Great leaders rarely repeat 'learning experiences' as they've used the third skill to incorporate learnings to respond to future events.

0:39 - Understanding or Performance?

1:40 - ??? equals understanding

2:21 - ??? equals performance

3:48 - The Neurology Incorporation

Skill Three

The Third Skill
4 questions

Great leaders understand how the mind and body work together. If they need energy to get the report done, they know how to use the second skill to find the energy to keep moving forward in stressful times.

0:46 - Focus

1:20 - Thoughts and behaviours

1:46 - Choosing your emotional state

2:41 - Your inner confidence

3:31 - Control one you control the other

4:34 - You create your destiny

Skill Two

The Second Skill
6 questions

Why do you get up in the morning? Great leaders know the answer. Inspired by their values great leaders are driven forward by much more. This secret skill gives the great leader an unparalleled inner drive.

0:18 - Why did you get out of bed this morning?

1:06 - Believe in something bigger than yourself

2:00 - The point of power is ........

2:57 - Self Fulfilling Prophecy

4:21 - People Commit to a purpose

4:55 - What's your ........ ?

Skill One

The First Skill
5 questions
About the Instructor
Damian Andrews
3.4 Average rating
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95 Students
3 Courses
Accelerating Excellance

A business advisor, CEO and in person trainer. For over 25 years I have developed, refined and improved upon techniques which bring outstanding performance to help anyone (and any company) become more than they believed possible. 

With my extensive experience and practical approach you can rest assured that my strategies and teaching method will move you quickly to your goals and objectives.

Real world experience, backed up by mountains of research and theory, I share with you real tools and action plans that maximise your ability to move forward.  Providing simple, yet powerful, easy to follow steps, there is no reason why you should have to learn the hard way. 

My passion for increasing company efficiency, building positive relationships, solving complex problems and tenacity in achieving ambitious objectives is unmistakable. Extremely high expertise in delivering outstanding solutions has kept me in demand in a variety of roles across a diversity of business sectors including: philanthropy, building and construction, business advisory, corporate recovery, external administration, education and training and the Australian Defence Force to name a few. 

I am a highly motivated and strategic thinking professional with sought after business leadership skills. An extremely accomplished and influential presenter and facilitator combined with highly developed negotiation and people management skills. Real world practical business experience from retail and wholesale, philanthropy, marketing, manufacturing, building and construction, infrastructure, mining, defence and education and training.