We need vision today as much, and perhaps more, than ever. Not an everyday–“things will get better, be better someday” sort of vision—but an extraordinary vision of what can and will be.
In order to be great, a vision has to be both compelling and propelling, meaning it both pulls and pushes people toward something greater than themselves.
It’s the basis of all effective leadership. A leader leads because they have the ability to see beyond “what is” to “what can be”. They lead because their vision is not only inspiring, but it’s encompassing for themselves and others around them.
The proverb “Where there is no vision, the people perish” has an inherent meaning that people are affected by the vision or lack thereof. But it also implies that an effective vision extends beyond the visionary to the people who are inspired and compelled to do more, to be more.
Every great leader throughout history has had the ability not only to “see” a better future but to convey Read the full blog…