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Self-Motivation for Leaders

Nleaders take responsibility for keeping themselves motivated. They meet this responsibility using three methods. One is through their vision.

Most real leaders, especially transformational leaders who have the ability to create the future, are dreamers. They dream of a future and of possibilities that nobody has thought of before. Sometimes a true leader can see a future with crystal clarity while other people around them cannot imagine it at all. Then the leaders go forward, and through planning, administering, and organizing, they make their dreams come true.

When I conduct strategic planning exercises with corporations, I ask the gathered leaders to imagine a future where in five years the company was the ...

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