A vision must provide real guidance. It must be focused, flexible and easy to communicate. It must both inspire action and guide that action.
Category - Leadership
Putting together the right “coalition” to lead a change initiative is critical to its success. That coalition must have the right composition, a significant level of trust, and a shared objective.
Many leaders are quite effective at building the rational case for change, but are less effective in appealing to people’s emotions.
Leading organisations share their values in statements which also outline expected behaviours.
Over the past twenty one years I have worked with, coached and trained many leaders. During this time I’ve observed some common practices from inspiring leaders.
The actions of executives are often consumed by the high-level thinking needed to produce winning strategy without realising success will be determined by how well the subsequent direction energises and engages their employees.
Would your team say that you are a leader worthy of their respect? Do you believe that they truly want to follow you?