A leader’s primary role is to see and shape the future.
-Mark Miller, VP for Organizational Effectiveness, Chick-fil-A
You are created, called, and equipped to influence others to see the vision, engage in it, and invest in it. Having a vision is often the easy part. As a visionary leader, you must articulate and communicate our vision in a way that’s clear and compelling. You must take the mystery out of what you are trying to do and where you are trying to go. A vision that is demystified and descriptive has the power to inform, influence, and inspire others.
Here are three concrete steps you can take to demystify your vision and empower others to move forward with you.
Step one: Clarify your convictions.The point of writing down your vision, mission, and core values is to capture and clarify your inner conviction. It’s certainly not to keep these documents lying around or hidden away on your website! As the leader of your ministry or organization, God has given you the convict