Tag Archive: Vision

How to Make Passion Convincing

Vision creates emotional passion. Passion, on the other hand, doesn’t create vision. Expressing emotional passion with those who don’t share your vision creates skeptics not followers. Emotional passion won’t get people on board: I… Continue reading

The Truth about What’s Holding You Back

  Every great start begins with a painful stop. The first step toward the right destination is to stop going in the wrong direction. Casting vision isn’t doing. Dreaming of how you want… Continue reading

Five Tested Techniques for Achieving Results Through Others

The organization I lead just closed the books on a fresh initiative that reflects an important leadership principle; the less you do the more you get done. I coached the lead person of… Continue reading

Help Me I’m Being Criticized!

Critics say more about themselves than they do about you. They impose personal values and expectations as criteria to evaluate you and your behaviors. The more your organization accomplishes the more criticism leaders… Continue reading

Full Steam Ahead!

“In our work with organizations worldwide, we have observed that the biggest impediment to managers becoming great leaders is the lack of a clear vision…,” Ken Blanchard and Jesse Stoner. A confession: I… Continue reading

The most powerful thing

Ken Blanchard told me he’s having the 51st anniversary of his 21st birthday tomorrow (May 6, 2011). Happy Birthday Ken! Ask him if he plans to retire and he’ll joyfully scoff, “I’m not… Continue reading