Having a vision but not communicating it isn't much of an improvement over not having a vision at all. A vision has to be shared in order to do the things it is meant to do: inspire, clarify, and focus the work of your organization. Remember that as a leader you're in the role of an early adopter. Your job is to communicate the vision to others in ways that will help them understand it, remember it, and then go on to share it themselves. In this way the vision can become a bright lantern leading your organization toward its future.

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