IN THIS CHAPTER
Harnessing the enthusiasm of your group with a vision
Staying ahead of your competitors through your vision
Planning for the future by establishing a vision
Harnessing potential opportunities with a vision
Keeping your vision dynamic
With just a little training, people can learn to operate in a cooperative manner, without the imposition of leaders. A group can be trained to set its own goals, implement its own mission, and move to action just as if it had a leader, but with responsibilities shared among all members of the group. So why bother with leaders at all? Why not just train people in their tasks, integrate those tasks with other jobs and roles, and set a whole group in motion?
Invariably, situations arise that require something more than group thinking and collective action. A challenging problem may require a new direction, or a group may have been successful in its mission but reached a dead end. In both cases, the group needs ...