This lesson will be using the Ted Talk by Simon Sinek called How Great Leaders Inspire Action. (Video below).
AGE & LEVEL: Advanced Adult Learners and Professional Classes
Lesson Focus: Concept Listening and Responding
Why do you think people follow certain people? Who inspires you?
Listening: Listen to the talk and answer the questions
1. What three examples does the speaker give of good leadership?
2. In the “Golden Circle”, what does he mean by WHY?
3. FINISH THE SENTENCE:
“People don’t buy what you do, _______________________________.”
4. According to Sinek, all of his information is rooted in psychology/biology. How?
5. The goal isn’t to do business with everybody who needs what you have, the goal is to do business with people who _______________________________________________.
6. Samuel Pierpont Langley had education, funding, and support. How do we know that he just wanted fame and fortune?
7.a. Law of diffusion of innovation:
8. What examples did the speaker give on good and bad examples of Law of diffusion of innovation?
Good (Success) Bad (Failure)
3. What or who inspires you? Write their names and a few words about why.
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This is a perfect resource for teachers to do with their individual students, adult or professional classes, or to brush up for ourselves.
How To Use It?
Have more time.