‘All leaders must have a vision and a plan’ – This is a phrase you’ve probably heard enough times throughout your career as a leader, and in the lead up to it. So, what does it mean to have a vision?
Well, leadership is all about seeing and creating a brighter and better future. It’s about inventing, innovating, creating, building, improving, and transforming education, healthcare, business, government, technology, and every aspect of our lives and the world we live in.
The vision a leader creates and shares serves as a North Star that points and moves everyone in their team in the right direction. Leaders have to continually point to this North Star on the map and remind everyone that it’s where they’re going. We were here yesterday, this is what happened, but this is where we’re going now.
We won’t ever have a perfect set of plans because the world is always changing, but we do have a North Star that will guide us. We don’t have a perfect road map, but we have a path forward and we have each other. Let’s keep our eyes on the North Star and keep moving forward.
The vision of a leader showcases what the ideal future will be. – And this vision will be based on the facts, along with projections and ideas.
Leadership vision revolves around:
Talking to your team is a great way to arrive at a leadership vision.
Written by Sahar Habib