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100 Ways to Motivate Others by Chandler Steve

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53. Lead With Enthusiasm

Nothing great was ever created without enthusiasm.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the world’s a stage. You are a great actor on that stage. When it is your turn to appear in a scene, be enthusiastic, especially if you have something to fire your team up about. If you have something to convince them of, try being really enthusiastic about what you have to say, simply as a place to come from. When your employees speak in return, be enthusiastic. Glow. Sparkle. Radiate leadership and solutions. Pump yourself up. Take it to an even higher level.

When you’re ready to get the team involved, don’t fade out… remember you are acting enthusiastic. You are an actor, and a good one. Finish strong. Enthusiasm is contagious. People love ...

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