The Vision Driven Leader: 10 Questions to Focus Your Efforts, Energize Your Team, and Scale Your Business

The Vision Driven Leader: 10 Questions to Focus Your Efforts, Energize Your Team, and Scale Your Business

by Michael Hyatt

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Overview

Having a clear, compelling vision--and getting buy-in from your team--is essential to effective leadership. If you don't know where you're going, how on earth will you get there? But how do you craft that vision? How do you get others on board? And how do you put that vision into practice at every level of your organization?

In The Vision Driven Leader, New York Times bestselling author Michael Hyatt offers six tools for crafting an irresistible vision for your business, rallying your team around the vision, and distilling it into actionable plans that drive results. Based on Michael's 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive, backed by insights from organizational science and psychology, and illustrated by case studies and stories from multiple industries, The Vision Driven Leader takes you step-by-step from why to what and then how. Your business will never be the same.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493409556
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/31/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 270,334
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Michael Hyatt is the founder and CEO of Michael Hyatt & Company, which helps leaders get the focus they need to win at work and succeed at life. Formerly chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, Michael is also the creator of the Full Focus Planner and a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of several books, including Free to Focus, Living Forward, Your Best Year Ever, and Platform. His work has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Inc., Fast Company, Businessweek, Entrepreneur, and other publications. Michael has been married to his wife, Gail, for 40 years. They have five daughters, three sons-in-law, and eight grandchildren. They live just outside Nashville, Tennessee. Learn more at MichaelHyatt.com.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Vision Drives Everything

Question 1 Are You a Leader or a Manager? 15

The Cost of Confusion

Question 2 What Difference Does Vision Make? 33

The Pitfalls of Vision-Deficit Leaders

Part 2 Drafting Your Vision Script

Question 3 What Do You Want? 57

Direction Begins with Desire

Question 4 Is It Clear? 81

Make It Concrete and Explicit

Question 5 Does It Inspire? 95

Moved People Move People

Question 6 Is It Practical? 111

Understanding Strategy and Hiring

Question 7 Can You Sell It? 135

Enrolling Your Team

Part 3 The Challenge Ahead

Question 8 How Should You Face Resistance? 159

Dealing with Obstacles

Question 9 Is It Too Late? 183

The Power of the Vision Zag

Question 10 Are You Ready? 209

Preparing for the Journey Ahead

Notes 219

Thanks 237

Index 241

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