“Successful leaders know how to both “keep their eye on the ball” and “look at the big picture”. They know when to shift their focus and when to delegate. Guard your attention and your focus to guard against myopic thinking.” J Loren Norris
MYOPATHY IS BOTH A MEDICAL CONDITION AND A LEADERSHIP FAILURE. DON’T BE MYOPIC IF YOU CAN HELP IT.
Fires in Australia, the threat of war looming in the Middle East, a Tsunami off the coast of Indonesia, major corrections in the market... add to that payroll, overhead, monthly expenses, P&L statements and tax reports and soon your head is swimming. Then along comes the executive committee or your coach who says “you have to focus”.
FOCUS ON WHAT!?!?
In reality we all suffer from the distractions of life. Not everyone loses minutes or hours everyday to cat videos or trolling social media but everyone gets caught up in the affairs of life in their periphery. Those are the tiny details which can detail the greatest of intentions. We need to focus on the matters at hand for sure.
HOWEVER... I also believe their is a risk for leaders which disguised itself as FOCUS and it is not. It’s called myopathy. The ability to see (literally or figuratively) only a very small portion of what’s right in front of us. When we lose sight of the world around us we can become selfish, ruthless, and detrimental to the long range goals of the organization.
Successful leaders know how to both “keep their eye on the ball” and “look at the big picture”. They know when to shift their focus and when to delegate. Guard your attention and your focus to guard against myopic thinking.
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Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download
Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download with worksheets
Day after day I meet people who are struggling just to make ends meet. They are adrift in this vast sea of humanity holding on to their job, their family, their home, and their car with all they've got. They see their life experiences and education as the last hope to find their purpose and identity. They gather, fill and stuff all the money they can into every opportune investment. Yet they are empty, frustrated, angry and just plain fed up.
We have all experienced that moment; when we find yourself stuck in traffic, yelling at random strangers to do what they wish they could... but can't... GO!
The idea that life can be better than it is today is like the flame of a candle fighting for all its worth to stand against the tempest.
We all want a better life.
Even when life is good, we want more.
That idea, that flame, is the hope that lives in the hearts and minds of all of us. Should that flame be extinguished, hope itself may well go with it. It is the rut of hopelessness that traps many would be shining stars and buries that glow from the sight of the world. It is the rut of hopelessness that extinguishes that flame.
Lives that would have been a beacon to the wandering are lost at sea themselves. Inspirations of success that would have been the voices crying out to all who suffer are hidden away in their own stale lives, they cannot share who they are or what the world needs from them.
It is my passion to help you find your purpose. I want to see you become successful, but more than that to be free!
Without vision people perish.
Without vision, we seem to be lost, mind numb robots following the herd into the abyss that is everyday life. We do not live intentionally without a vision for our future. We do not live passionately without a vision for our future. We do not live productively without a vision for our future. We certainly cannot lead without a vision for our future and a vision for the future of those we lead.
This audio course will inspire and instruct you to create a vision which will become a significant driving force in your life.
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