Ok so now you have your personal vision, do you have a clear company vision?
A good company vision defines your company and, more importantly, its future path ahead.
Powerful vision statements are ones that you remember and govern all decisions and directions as a roadmap to follow.
For inspiration, common Vision Statements that you would have heard of before include:-
A vision statement highlights the desired long-term results (unlike a mission statement – which describes the who, what and why of your business).
Why is it so important to have a vision as a company? Research upon research clearly shows that engagement levels are significantly higher when an employee can connect with and find the company’s vision meaningful.
Even more importantly, the more they connect, the greater they become positive ambassadors for your business.
This is your opportunity to dream big and be daring. It should be a stretch but achievable. After all, you don’t want your vision statement to be boring. Some useful questions to consider (relating to your product or service):-
Now, hopefully you have something drafted down and you have identified the people you may want to include.
Don’t worry if it is not perfect. At the end of 12 months – review it. If it doesn’t feel right, don’t be afraid to change it. You and your team need to really connect to it. It should inspire you to want to achieve it especially on those days when things may be tough.