345: How to Create a Vivid Vision, with Cameron Herold
By Dave Stachowiak
Cameron Herold: Vivid Vision Cameron Herold is the founder of the COO Alliance and the author of several books including Meetings Suck* and The Miracle Morning for Entrepreneurs*, co-authored with Hal Elrod. His new book is Vivid Vision: A Remarkable Tool For Aligning Your Business Around a Shared Vision of the Future*. Key Points If you don’t have a good idea of where you want to be going, opportunities could pull you away from what you should be doing. When you’re clear on your direction, you’ll be able to say yes to the right opportunities and no to the wrong opportunities. Most leaders have a vision but they just don’t communicate it clearly. A Vivid Vision is a 4-5 page statement, written in the present tense, about where you see your company in three years. Create a vivid vision for the whole company and individual ones for each business area. Dream up what you’re looking to build and then put together the team and resources to help you do it. Just focus on what you want to do, don’t worry about how you’re going to do it. Resources Mentioned Vivid Vision: A Remarkable Tool For Aligning Your Business Around a Shared Vision of the Future by Cameron Herold* The Miracle Morning for Entrepreneurs by Hal Elrod and Cameron Herold * Book Notes Download my highlights from Vivid Vision in PDF format (free membership required). Related Episodes CFL223: Start With Why Featuring Simon Sinek CFL224: How to Lead Through Uncertainty and Change CFL268: Ignite Change Through Storytelling MemberCast 4: How to Create a Team Vision Activate Your Free Coaching for Leaders Membership Get immediate access to my free, 10-day audio course, 10 Ways to Empower the People You Lead. Give me 10 minutes a day for 10 days to get the most immediate, practical actions to become a better leader. Join at CoachingforLeaders.com. Next Episode Robbie Samuels teaches us how to build relationships at conferences.