“Great vision communication usually means heartfelt messages are coming from real human beings.”
John Kotter - American author and professor
A vision inspires, motivates, and directs a team towards a shared future and ensures it achieves great things. To do its job, a vision needs to be continuously communicated in an inspiring and motivating way to give clear direction to a team. This is seen as one of the most critical skills of successful managers and leaders today.
People who attend this half-day session often ask us:
- I’m a new manager and I need to communicate the vision to my team. But I don’t know where to start.
- How do I ensure my team is inspired and motivated by the vision?
- What can I do to communicate the vision in an engaging way?
- My team lacks direction and we don’t achieve our goals. How do I develop a team vision?
Communicating a vision requires commitment and dedication from a manager and leader. Jack Welch, the late CEO of General Electric, once said, “without question, communicating the vision has and continues to be, by far, the toughest job we face”.
In this session we’ll explore practical tools and techniques to help leaders and managers create and communicate a vision in an inspiring and motivating way.
This half-day session is suitable for first time managers and experienced managers who need and want to communicate a vision to inspire and motivate a team.
You will learn how to:
- Create an inspiring team vision linked to the company vision
- Identify inspiring ways to communicate the vision to your team
- Use storytelling to enhance your message
- Create an action plan to develop your skills to communicate a vision
- What makes inspiring communication?
- An inspiring vision
- Story telling
- Communicating the vision
- Future vision walk (practical tool)
- Action plan