4. Leaders Are Led In Meetings
You can lead a crowd in a visionary way from a stage—and you can spark them to short bursts of action from “up front.” But a sustained change in culture that outlasts the corporate event or that stretches past Sunday morning in a Church can only be attained through visionary meetings. Why? Because leaders are led in meetings, not with speeches. In fact, leaders are predisposed to listen in the crowd differently than the rest of those in attendance—so the meeting becomes all the more important, and the event or service diminishes in importance, respectively. In the crowd a leader is evaluating how effective the communication is, instead of being absorbed totally in the message itself. They may even be thinking: “how would I do this better?” if they are a good communicator themselves. What’s more, they are wondering: “What’s my next step?” or even…
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