Leadership: Learning How to Dream Again

Secretan, Lance
December 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p81
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role of dreams and passion on innovation and achievement. While financial planning has seen great advancement in theorizing and academic and professional development, the emphasis on quantification, measurement, and analysis has stifled the industry's capacity to dream. For organizations to truly innovate within the field of financial management, they must move away from rigid mission, vision, and values statements and return to an emphasis on dreams that will change the world for the better.


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