If you were to see the many things that people all over the world have in common, one that stands out is that we humans work best with a goal at hand. This is much more meaningful than working in a vacuum without a direction. In a recent assignment, I was asked to help an organization work towards formulating their vision. Simply stated, a vision is an idealized description of a desired outcome for your organization. It reflects what you would like your organization to be. It includes all that would inspire and energize you to achieve that outcome.
An interesting exercise that we often conduct is to have groups of executives work towards determining their vision for their organization or team. In the form of questions, here are my 7 Steps to Formulating Your Vision: