Do America’s leaders really know where they want to lead us?

(The second installment in my twelve-part blog series A Leadership Vision for America)

The first of my four secrets toward effective solutions in Washington is really not a secret at all—I have been promoting it as a requirement for organizational success for over thirty years:

The First Secret: Have A Compelling Vision

Assumption:If people don’t have a larger purpose to serve, the only thing they have to serve is themselves.

We are in desperate need of a clear and compelling vision for our country. A vision is a picture of the future that produces passion, and it’s this passion that people want to follow. An organization without a clear vision or goals is like a river without banks—it stagnates and goes nowhere. Continue reading