You get people to want what you want [...]
Define your customers. Even the most gigantic businesses have a defined customer base. Walmart sells clothing but [...]
The vision statement is just that – a statement. It is not a white paper, a thesis, or a comprehensive description of you, your company or organization, your product(s), or your market. Let’s go back to Lowe’s vision statement [...]
I had been hired by the tourism department of a large Native American Tribal government to help them develop a strategic plan. They had a largish budget and had raised the visibility of tribal lands and attractions but there [...]
The vision you and/or your company or organization have articulated sets up the target. How you get there is up to those in positions of leadership and management. However, it is not entirely up to you. It requires the [...]
Vision is a [...]
Vision, as I have defined, illustrated, explained, and elaborated upon is the number one critical component of an effective leadership dynamic if, and I mean a [...]
Athos, Aramis, Porthos, and d’Artagnan, the Three Musketeers, famous in legend and film repeated a mantra that perfectly illustrates the impact vision has on a team. (Check the end of this article to find out why the “Three” Musketeers [...]
In assisting organizations, businesses, and individuals in developing and implementing an effective vision one of my first questions is what is your [...]
Shadows on the Teche is a restored great house near New Iberia, Louisiana. The National Trust for Historic Preservation owns the property now and has renovated the home and grounds with scrupulous attention to detail. I assure you [...]
We will provide customer-valued solutions with [...]
We are caught in tension between our human inclination to be faithful to products, forms, systems, methodologies, practices, and procedures that we have inherited and our constituents increasing lack of response to them. There are some benefits that result [...]
Ours was a great idea. As residents and business owners in the Caribbean we had identified a niche market and determined to fill it. We formed a business partnership for a small manufacturing company. For a short time it [...]
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