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How to Identify Your Vision for Change as a Leader

We live in a tension between two worlds: the world as it is and the world as it should be

As a leader, the tension is palpable, and it might even be what drives you to create change. How do you move your communities toward the world as it should be?

Each world has its own engine, motivation, and glue. When you understand these elements, you can identify your motivations to lead and align your vision with the change your community needs. 


The World as It Is

Engine: Power

Motivation: Self-interest

Glue: Relationships


The World as It Should Be

Engine: Love, justice, data

Motivation: Altruism

Glue: Recognition of common humanity 


The ways in which you perceive the world and the issues that your community faces is shaped by your own experiences, values, and sense of leadership. When the tension between where you are and where you want to go is the driving force behind your leadership, you’ll be unstoppable.

Learn how to identify your own vision by logging into your LEE member profile and navigating to vision for change.



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