In a previous post, I highlighted the importance of Leading from the Front with Vision. Focusing on why vision matters, Burt Nanus provides a list of characteristics of organizations with and without vision. Here is a summary of these characteristics:
Organizations with Vision
Organizations without Vision
An orientation toward change, pursuing opportunities, working toward goals, focusing strategically, paying attention to long-term interests, and being proactive tend to go along with visionary focus.
Based on these characteristics, are you embedded in an organization with or without vision? If you are leader, are you guiding your organization with vision?
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I will say that I believe I am in the middle of the road on this one, but slightly more in the vision side of the spectrum. The area of difficulty is that today’s technology is in tomorrow’s museum and it’s hard to keep up with the changes. It seems change outpaces our vision at times.