Leadership

Be Positive

June 19, 2011

Be Positive: Encourage others and maintain a can do attitude. We were in Calgary running the fourth leg of our eight marathons in eight countries in eight weeks and Andrew was suffering extreme pain in his right lower leg and shin, so much so that it was difficult to run and he was running with […]

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Plan for Success

May 7, 2011

Plan to implement: Projects and business planning facilitate connection with a shared vision as well as assisting strategy implementation. Great leadership, effective communication and the ability to learn provide a solid platform for developing shared vision in an organisation however these skills alone are not enough. A range of tools and techniques are available to […]

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Shared outcomes deliver

April 30, 2011

Shared outcomes deliver: Performance and productivity improves when people work on well understood and supported shared goals. Often we are told to identify and improve our weaknesses and we spend considerable time working on and trying to improve the things we are not so good at. ‘Not anymore,’ we say, as practitioners of shared vision […]

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Embrace individual strengths

April 23, 2011

Individual strengths: Multiple personality styles and team profiles show how individuals contribute to the development of shared vision in different ways. Embracing diversity and seeking a balance of skills and personality styles is an important consideration in creating the conditions for an organisation or relationship to perform at its best. A balance of approaches enables […]

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Leading the process a critical leadership function.

April 9, 2011

Lead the process: Engaging people is an integral aspect of developing shared vision. People commit to what they create. The metaphor of the journey is often used by leaders to describe the development of vision with the desired future representing the destination in the distance and the strategies and actions taken being the day-to-day journey […]

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