Vision and the Need for Hopeful Belief

Vision and the Need for Hopeful Belief

Frank Sinatra first sang the following words back in 1959: Just what makes that little old ant think he can move a rubber tree plant everyone knows that ant, can’t move a rubber tree plant But he’s got high hopes He’s got high hopes He’s got high apple pie in the sky...
Guest Post: Let Them See

Guest Post: Let Them See

Today’s post is written by a LEAD 365 alumnus, Ken Horner, VP of Quality for Gentex Corporation. Ken was part of a LEAD 365 cohort that wrapped up in February 2016. This is Ken’s second time as a guest blogger. His first post, Making Great Choices, was...
A Clear Picture of Vision

A Clear Picture of Vision

(This post is written for alumni of LEAD 365, although all are welcome to read it.) Last week I wrote about purpose and shared a new thought about an approach that might be helpful in doing the difficult work of determining it. Today I am writing about the next step...
The Five Whys of Purpose

The Five Whys of Purpose

(This post is written for alumni of LEAD 365, although all are welcome to read it.) More and more leaders are writing and talking about the importance of purpose for their organizations. Simon Sinek started some of the renewed interest in getting clear about your...
Purpose, Vision, and Values

Purpose, Vision, and Values

(This post is written for alumni of LEAD365, although all are welcome to read it.) Today we are reposting a blog post that first appeared here November 23, 2015.  Mission and purpose are two words we often use interchangeably. Purpose answers the question “why do we...

Big Engine, Big Transmission

Last week I shared with you how the Pareto Principle, or the 80/20 rule, has influenced my life. I promised that in this week’s posting I would share how the 80/20 rule has impacted our design and delivery of LEAD 365 and beyond. The 80/20 rule impacts our design in...