Shared Vision

Kouzes, Jim; Posner, Barry
June 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p18
The article focuses on developing shared vision. He explains that leaders are expected to be forward-looking but not prescient and stresses that the best leaders inspire a shared vision. He suggests that to develop a shared vision, one must grasp what others want and need. Moreover, one must show others how they will be served and get to know one's constituents and speak to them in a language that they find engaging.


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