SLeadership is all aboutvisionBy Richard GourlayCowden Consulting.co.uk
Beyond the NOWS Leadership is about the leading.S Great leadership is looking for tomorrow’s opportunities.S Many leaders ...
Don’t get dragged into todayS Its easy to get dragged into the here and now!S UrgentS ImmediateS ImportantS The NOWThe sit...
Fire Fighting yesterday’s mistakesS Where you are today is the result of what you didyesterday.S If you focus on fire figh...
Find Opportunities For GrowthS Successful business leaders focus on finding newopportunitiesS Know where you are and where...
AmbitionS Successful leaders have AMBITIONS They look for OPPORTUNITIESS (They need know how to find and assess opportunit...
Leaders Success Pyramid
Orientate towards yourGOALSS Once you can see your VISION, thenyou need to OWN it.S Its YOURS not anyone else’sS Its your ...
Deliver it in your business PlanS To deliver your vision, you needclear GOALSS GOALS = outcomes that matter.S Set CLEAR SM...
How to Assess Your OpportunitiesS What’s driving you?S What’s driving your market?S Where’s the growth in your sector?S Yo...
SummaryS Like to know more about how to find the right opportunities,then click this link to learn: How to take the guess ...
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Leadership is all about VISION

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Leadership is about vision, great leadership is about planning your business using business planning tools to match their ambitions to the opportunities in their market, using tried and tested planning tools.

Successful business owners step back to work on their business not in their business. Looking at where they are going and why. What are the opportunities within your market and sector over the next few years. Business Planning is a process of assessing options using tried and tested business planning tools, which provide robust and accurate options for business owners to grow their business successful.

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Leadership is all about VISION

  1. 1. SLeadership is all aboutvisionBy Richard GourlayCowden Consulting.co.uk
  2. 2. Beyond the NOWS Leadership is about the leading.S Great leadership is looking for tomorrow’s opportunities.S Many leaders focus on what needs to happen today.S So who is looking after tomorrow’s success?
  3. 3. Don’t get dragged into todayS Its easy to get dragged into the here and now!S UrgentS ImmediateS ImportantS The NOWThe situational leadership role takes over and becomes theROLE.
  4. 4. Fire Fighting yesterday’s mistakesS Where you are today is the result of what you didyesterday.S If you focus on fire fighting you become a fire fighter.S You become good at fire fighting (becoming operationallyinvolved) you become part of the problem not thesolution.
  5. 5. Find Opportunities For GrowthS Successful business leaders focus on finding newopportunitiesS Know where you are and where they want to be.S Validating opportunities ensuring they are realand tangible.S Check and rechecking that they are genuine.S Assess opportunities and evaluating which onesare best for the future of your business.
  6. 6. AmbitionS Successful leaders have AMBITIONS They look for OPPORTUNITIESS (They need know how to find and assess opportunities)S They turn them into a PLANS Which matches their VISIONS That delivers the SUCCESS they want to see
  7. 7. Leaders Success Pyramid
  8. 8. Orientate towards yourGOALSS Once you can see your VISION, thenyou need to OWN it.S Its YOURS not anyone else’sS Its your Number 1 priority.S You must COMMUNICATE it toeveryone.
  9. 9. Deliver it in your business PlanS To deliver your vision, you needclear GOALSS GOALS = outcomes that matter.S Set CLEAR SMART goalsS What needs to CHANGE andwhy?S How are YOU going to get whereyou need to be?
  10. 10. How to Assess Your OpportunitiesS What’s driving you?S What’s driving your market?S Where’s the growth in your sector?S You need to systematically assess youropportunities, using tried and tested business planningtools. Click here to learn how to assess and plan yourmarket.
  11. 11. SummaryS Like to know more about how to find the right opportunities,then click this link to learn: How to take the guess work out ofyour business success.S Like to know how more about finding and turning opportunitiesinto success then click here now to learn more.S Thank you for taking the time to read this article.Click here to read more from Richard Gourlay.

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