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‘Leading with Vision
will enable you to make the emotional connection that is absolutely necessary in engaging today’s workforce’ Jim Kouzes

What does it mean to lead with vision? In the first book devoted entirely to vision as a key leadership principle, the authors delve deeply into the notion that a compelling vision that motivates and inspires is a true differentiator for organizations that want to hire and retain talent, be more competitive, and thrive in uncertain times. But a compelling vision on its own is not enough, which is why the authors, sought-after leadership development experts globally, provide readers with detailed analysis of the essential things leaders must do to effectively engage the workforce around that vision: embody courage, forge clarity, build connectedness, and shape culture.

Leading with Vision draws on quantitative data from the authors’ research of over 400 companies supplemented with real-world examples from thoughtful leaders who exemplify the core principles of leading with vision in established companies, including: Olukai, Bumble Bee, Coresystems, Jimbo’s, Bunge, and more. The book also includes an actionable blueprint developed by the authors that leaders and their organizations can implement on day one of their journey.


Leading with Vision is timely and essential reading. It will enable you to make the emotional connection that is absolutely necessary in engaging today's workforce.
Jim Kouzes, coauthor, 'The Leadership Challenge' and the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Highly recommended as a guide for leaders seeking to inspire their organisations with a genuine, authentic vision.
David B. Peterson, PhD, Director of Executive Coaching & Leadership at Google, Author of 'Leader as Coach' and 'Development FIRST'
An essential guide for leaders who are committed to empowering their people and driving positive impact.
Randy Holloway, Director Cloud + Enterprise Solutions, Microsoft
This is what we need to keep bright young women from leaving corporate jobs in droves, especially in STEM areas. Timely and indispensable.
Saniye Gülser Corat, Director, Division for Gender Equality, Office of Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), France
Leading is not easy in the best of times - and especially not in our current business environment. Leading With Vision is a lighthouse in that storm, filled with wise counsel for leaders who seek to engage and inspire their people.
Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach and New York Times-bestselling author, Thinkers50 #1 Thinker on Leadership in the World
Leading with Vision shows leaders how to attain full engagement from the next generation of workers who are seeking an emotional connection to the work they do. And it tells the stories of many leaders who have successfully done so.
Maureen McDonald, Former Vice President Global Talent Management, Dell
Leading with Vision examines the challenges leaders face in engaging Millennials. The book highlights and discusses the importance of creating an emotional connection with this new workforce to get their full commitment, passion, and performance.
Khaled El-Maleh, Ph.D., Senior Director of Technology, Qualcomm
Research and theory are matched with compelling business examples and actionable processes that will allow leaders to focus on creating the connectedness that today and the future's workforce so crave. The business applications are real and the reading a joy.
Julie Laulis, CEO, Cable One, Inc.