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How to get your team moving towards your vision! Step 4

Culturation – Ownership

When attempting to make the vision or the change part of the culture we should be extremely careful of thinking within short term measures. Leaders often give up a drive towards a culture change towards a new vision just before they reach the curve in which more acceptance of the vision and buy in is soon to be achieved. I have often been surprised by leaders reporting to me in utter desperation that they believe the vision will never be achieved just to return the next meeting rejoicing about the puzzle pieces falling into place. This often depends on the choice they made to push through or see what they can learn from failure before they even failed (falling to the wild horse thoughts).

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How to get your team moving towards your vision! Step 3

Execution

When the vision needs to get legs the wild horse attacks the confidence. With the insecurities of the followers the vision starts to become overwhelming and the followers might seem unwilling. If the leader is not careful within this setting the wild horse within him/her might sound the alarms of rebellion and cause him/her to throw accusations towards the team that cause even greater feelings of inadequacy. This would result in more confidence erosion and even greater drops in effectiveness.

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How to get your team moving towards your vision! Step 2

Presentation

When presenting the new vision the leaders often enter with the subconscious fear that they will be facing resistance. This fear plays itself out in their body language and tone of voice which makes up more than 90% of your communication power. The listeners will therefore believe the body instead of the spoken word.

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How to get your team moving towards your vision! Step 1

Step 1

Step 1

When “selling” your dreams for your team via a vision the Wild Horse could cause the sale to go sour before it has even been put on the table effectively.

This could happen at any of the following stages: Formulation, Presentation, Execution and Culturation – Ownership

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