The excitement and energy was palpable. The company was poised on the brink of a transformation that would make it an industry leader. Ready to take the leap, Richard, the president, asked me to facilitate a strategy meeting with the senior leaders.
In preparation for the meeting, I interviewed each of the five senior leaders. All quite bright and accomplished in their area of expertise, they were articulate about the issues they faced as a team and as a company, what they had done to address them and their thoughts on what needed to happen next – a high powered group.
Interestingly, however, when I asked them about the vision for the company, they each told me I should discuss that with Richard.
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