Share your vision. Your vision statement and core values
should be the beating heart of everything your business or organisation does
Tip 1 - Share your
vision – often
When we ask
team members in the businesses we work with how they are getting on in their
role, the response is usually “alright I suppose” and then when we ask them to
justify their response they say something like, “Well I’ve not been in trouble recently!?”.
sound familiar? If so it’ because the member of the team doesn’t know
where they are going (they’ve probably also not seen their job description for
a while either). You need your team to take passion in their work, you need to
set a vision.
Step 1 –
create a vision statement
have to be huge statements. Pepsi’s vision is “Beat Coke” – simple!
crafted vision statement is at the heart of every successful business. This
statement clearly and concisely communicates your business's overall goals and
can serve as a tool for strategic decision-making across the company.
determining what, your vision statement is going to be, you need to understand
what it is not. It should not be confused with a mission statement. Those
statements are present-based and designed to convey a sense of why the company
exists, to both members of the company and the external community. Vision
statements are future-based and are meant to inspire and give direction to the
employees of the company, rather than to customers. A mission statement answers
the question, why does my business exist? while a vision statement answers the
question, "Where do I see my business going?
A vision is aspiration - A mission is actionable.
creating your vision statement
statements should stretch the imagination while providing direction and clarity.
A good vision statement will help inform the direction and set priorities while
challenging employees to grow. The vision statement should be compelling not
just to the high-level execs of your company, but also to all employees.
Here are some tips to keep in mind:
completed vision statement will give your team members a clear idea of your
company's path forward. Then, it's up to you to nurture and support that vision
and to inspire your employees to do the same.
whole team know what the vision is and also let them know how important their
role is to achieve that vision. Your vision statement (and core values) should
be the beating heart of everything you do, and team members should use it in
their everyday decisions. For example, “To be the best business in the
area”. If this was company A’s vision their team can think is what I am
doing right now going to help us become the best business in the area, it’s yes or no – make the decision.
members who perform their role in a way that backs up the vision, publicly and privately..
anyone who falls short of service and business expectations. Have that informal
chat and if necessary, implement a performance improvement plan and do it now. Don’t
brush it under the carpet, ignore it or hope that it goes away – what you permit
vision when hiring, during one to ones, performance reviews, appraisals and
and more are discussed in our 12 month action focused leadership and management
program which holds the team responsible for achieving their part of the
Tip 2 to follow
Share Your Vision
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Share Your Vision