With Independence Day right in front of us, I wanted to share this video from a visit to the Statue of Liberty to illustrate how passion enables us to perform ordinary tasks in extraordinary ways.

You can inspire your team to deliver passionate performance by fulfilling six universal needs:

  • 3 Intellectual needs:  Achievement, Autonomy, and Mastery
  • 3 Emotional needs:  Purpose, Intimacy, and Appreciation.

Learn more in the best-selling book, Passionate Performance. It contains the leadership model for turning the concept of employee engagement into specific leadership actions.

This engagement model has been translated into nine languages and applied worldwide since 2004 because it transcends generations, cultures, and industries.