Change Whisperer – Gail Severini, Symphini Change Management Inc.

Longing for the endless immensity of great leadership
February 14, 2013, 4:40 pm
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“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”―Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Businesspeople Playing in the OceanIsn’t that what great leadership does—teach us to long for the endless immensity of the future?

That is not nearly as easy as it sounds. It is about more than the typical prescription for “vision.”

I long for strategic leaders who have oceans of imagination, energy, momentum, and resolve.

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