Category Archive: Vision

5 Ways to Protect Dreamers From Self-Destruction

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.” Harriet Tubman   5 ways to protect dreamers from self-destruction: Dreamers don’t feel they need protection. Don’t let dreamers: Control financial decisions without input from doers… Continue reading

3 Questions that Give Legs to Your Dreams

“I’m living the dream,” is sarcasm. The only dream you’re living includes stinky sweat and purposeful perseverance. The only thing easy about big dreams is dreaming them. 3 myths about big dreams: Myth… Continue reading

Surrender and the Irritating Other

Interventions come in the form of an irritating other. It’s not that people are irritating in and of themselves. Well, to be honest, some are. They’re irritating when they call us to surrender.… Continue reading

5 Strategies to Convince Reluctant Leaders to Move Forward

The end is near when protecting the past is more important than creating the future. 5 strategies to convince reluctant leaders to move forward #1. Ask 3 questions: #1. On a scale of… Continue reading

Work with True Believers – Smile and Ignore the Rest

Someone who doesn’t believe in your vision never helps you achieve it.  Unbelievers: Don’t waste time convincing unbelievers to support an effort they understand, but don’t believe in.  Work with true believers. Encourage… Continue reading

How to Turn Cautious Teammates into Visionary Thinkers

Visionary thinking typically receives quick turndowns from cautious leaders. People start thinking small and safe. Everyone dreams small when cautious judgmental leaders control decisions. Traditional management culture encourages everyone to lower expectations and ask for… Continue reading