After developing a solid understanding of the different types of leadership styles, determine which one feels most authentic to you by asking yourself these questions:
Participants will act as visionary leaders in a simulated interview setting by getting into pairs of 2. One acts as the interviewer and the other as an aspiring visionary leader. The interviewer should ask questions about the leader’s vision, how they inspire their team, and their long-term goals. The visionary leader should envision and communicate a bold, future-oriented idea or project. Some possible questions to ask during this activity:
Present participants with a range of agritourism-related situational scenarios, such as extreme weather events, changes in customer preferences, or supply chain disruptions. Get participants into small groups and ask them to discuss and develop strategies for addressing each scenario.
They should consider mitigation, adaptation, and recovery strategies. Each group presents their scenario planning and strategies to the other groups for feedback and discussion. Follow up with a reflective discussion of the solutions and challenges participants faced during the activity.