vision

Four Attributes of a CORE Purpose

To keep your organization afloat you need to have positive cashflow. But that can’t be what your organization is all about. It’s important to focus on what’s deeper than making money—especially if you want to make more money. To secure … Read more

Vision Provides Both Power and Focus

To get a rocket to lift off, you need to have a combination of both incredible power and precise focus. Leaving the atmosphere requires that you have an enormous amount of thrust, but that thrust has to be channeled in … Read more

How Vision Paints a Picture Everyone Can See

Vision is a key ingredient for creating culture at any organization. Having vision is about seeing things that others don’t see. Then it’s important to use that vision as a rallying cry. Because vision paints the future as a picture … Read more

How Should Diversity Factor into Hiring Your Team?

Assembling the right team is essential to having a thriving workplace. It is important to know what you need when hiring your key positions. Unless you are extremely self-aware, you might not know what you need. That’s why diversity is … Read more

A Five-Step Process to Build Morale in Your Company

As a leader, one of your greatest assets is the morale of your team. How you wield your influence can profoundly affect the culture of your organization. The more intentional and consistent you are in building the culture, the greater … Read more

Can You Live in the Now and the Not Yet?

Why do people want to follow visionaries? Because they can see what has not come to pass as if it already has. They are able to see how they want the world to be before it is that way. They … Read more

Five Ways to Use Vision in Creating Culture

Vision is a key ingredient for creating culture at any organization. Having vision is about seeing things that others don’t see and being able to paint the picture in a way that they can see. It is imperative for a … Read more

A Leader’s Default Answer Must Be “No”

I have a relative whose job at one time was to find all the problems with all the big equipment the company was trying to design. In effect, he had to expose all the design flaws in what the designers … Read more

Six Keys to a Thoughtful Strategic Plan

Whatever business you are in, I believe it is mandatory for every company to have a thoughtful strategic plan. When your day-to-day work becomes overwhelming, you need to have a plan that will keep you focused on where you want … Read more