If it can be imagined then surely it can be created, too.
A vision works only if we create a plan for how to accomplish it—a road map to get to our goal. Because we know the place we’re moving toward, we have more patience if the road detours or if we encounter flat tires, dead batteries, or other stops and starts as we move toward our vision.
Vision grounds and leads our work for change. However, without action it stays “just pretend,” as one of the Rethink kids said. The kind of action that comes out of a collective vision is different from the reactive or defensive action we too often ...