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An Ideas Into Action Guidebook: Creating a Vision by Talula Cartwright, Corey Criswell

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Vision and Effective Leadership

If you're not a CEO, top executive, or business owner, you might not spend much time thinking about vision. You're busy managing others, delivering on goals, implementing specific tactics, building a team, or focusing on financial performance. Creating a vision is not your priority.

But if you want to be an effective leader at any level, you should pay more attention to vision. Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) research suggests that leaders who communicate a strong vision are seen by their bosses and coworkers as more effective than those who do not (Willburn, Hackman, & Criswell, 2008; unless otherwise noted, all mentions of research in this guidebook refer to this study).

The research also shows that the ...

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