There are three elements of a compelling vision. In my last blog post, I discussed the first element – having a significant purpose. The second element of a compelling vision is a clear picture of the future.
There is tremendous power in holding a picture in your mind of what you intend to . . . → Read More: Create a Vision With Staying Power – Part 2
The year was 1961. President Kennedy announced the United States would land a man on the moon and return him safely before the end of the decade. He painted an audacious picture, considering NASA had not yet invented the necessary technology. Ten years later, through focused energy, dedication and herculean effort, the team at NASA . . . → Read More: Are You Taking Your Team to the Moon? What’s Next?
On a daily basis we are bombarded with images of destruction in movies, on television and even in electronic games that children play. In contrast, there are so few images of what peace looks like. When I ask people to describe what world peace looks like, they use vague terms. However, they are able to give quite vivid descriptions of what a post-World War III would look like. We must actively seek out positive images or our sense of reality will be unbalanced. Nelson Mandela understood the power of creating a unifying positive image. Arrested in 1962 for his role in… . . . → Read More: What Images Are You Shaping Our Future With?
“If you can dream it, you can do it.” ~ Walt Disney
These are not simply encouraging words. Disney knew that when you create a picture in your mind, tremendous power is released.
My first experience with the “power of picture” took place in a fifth grade classroom when I taught reading to children . . . → Read More: The Power of Picture: 7 Tips to Create Your Picture