How to Become a Leader That Inspires

Tavian Jean-Pierre
2 min readMar 22, 2022


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A leader that inspires always has a strong message they live out in their day to day lives. Having a message you wish to communicate to your team is essential to your ability to inspire others.

So, here are the following questions you should ask yourself to develop a message for your leadership.

What Do You Want to Be Remembered For?

Ask yourself what you want your team to remember you for. By doing this, you can focus your attention on actions that are more meaningful to you in your leadership.

What Do You Hope for Your Team?

Think about the things you want your team to achieve in the future. By doing this, you allow yourself to focus your actions on having an impact on your team's future.

What Inspires You?

Finally, think about all the things that inspire you and try to add them to your leadership.

Forming and Living Your Message

Once you have answers to all questions, you can form your message by starting with what you hope for, then lead with what you seek to be remembered for.

A strong message may sound a bit like this:

“I hope my team can find meaning in their work and remember me for constantly pushing them towards their purpose.”

By living out your message every day and making your team aware of it, you can increase the chances of inspiring them to live their own messages out.

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Tavian Jean-Pierre

Founder of the Better Conversations Podcast | Challenging the status quo to shape a better future | Producing insights on the natural risks that face our planet