Chapter 16

TEAM MISSION, VISION, AND VALUES

The bottom line is that leadership shows up in the inspired action of others. We traditionally have assessed leaders themselves. But maybe we should assess leadership by the degree to which people around leaders are inspired.

—DR. JACK WEBER

Mission, vision, and values in teams and organizations are the maps for you and your people to follow so that everyone is moving in the right direction. The concepts involved in doing this work on a larger scale are exactly the same as the ones you used in your work with your personal mission, vision, and values.

In my work with executive teams, I often help them create new vision statements for their organizations. One of the biggest traps for leaders is to confuse ...

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