So, you have “grand vision” for change. You want to make things better, to increase communication, save the environment and loose weight.
Good for you!
Think you have all it takes to make it happen?
Take a look at this chart…
Vision + ________ + Incentive + Resources + Action Plan = Anxiety
_________+ Skills + Incentive + Resources + Action Plan = Confusion
Vision + Skills + Incentive + Resources + ___________= False Starts
Vision + Skills + Incentive + _________ + Action Plan = Frustration
Vision + Skills + ________ + Resources + Action Plan = Gradual Change
Vision + Skills + Incentive + Resources + Action Plan = Successful Change
“Originally developed by educators Richard A. Villa and Jacqueline S. Townsend for their 1995 book, Creating an Inclusive School, the chart is simple on one hand, but very complex on the other. It shows that only when you have vision, skills, incentives, resources and an action plan can you lead change successfully. If you’re missing any one of the five key pieces, your change initiative is likely to fail.” More>>
Vision, while extremely important is only one component. Take a look at something you are stuck on…something that keeps you up at night, causes you frustration or is not moving along as fast as you want it to.
Did you find your missing piece?
Now what are you going to do about it?