Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership | Summary and Q&A

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Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership

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In this TED Talk, the speaker shares a story about a small act of kindness that had a profound impact, and challenges us to redefine leadership as creating "lollipop moments" for others.

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Q: Why do many people feel uncomfortable calling themselves a leader?

Many people feel uncomfortable calling themselves a leader because they believe that leadership is something beyond them, something reserved for those who can change the world. They view self-identifying as a leader as arrogant or cocky.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Many people are uncomfortable with calling themselves a leader because they believe it requires changing the world and feel arrogant to give themselves that title.

  • We often overlook the small moments where we demonstrate leadership and fail to acknowledge or celebrate them.

  • The speaker learned the importance of lollipop moments, small acts that fundamentally improve someone's life, and encourages everyone to recognize and celebrate these moments in themselves and others.

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