Rick Meekins is the Managing Partner at Aepiphanni, a Business Consultancy, an Atlanta, GA based small business consultancy that provides Management Consulting, Implementation and Managed Services to business leaders and entrepreneurs seeking to improve or expand operations.
Where There is no Vision, The US Will Parish
It occurs to me that it has to be a failure in leadership – the shared vision and respect for leadership – that causes the breakdown in a system. Leadership is more than a a sharp suit and tie. It is more than a position. It is more than a lot of bravado, interesting stories or a compelling history. It is about creating a vision that can be shared and embraced by all, and motivating them to follow that leader of their own free will. “If you look behind you, and no one is following, you are probably not a leader.” – Dr. Bruce Winston, Regent University
A lack of strong, clear leadership in our country is leaving our country more divided than it has ever been in its history. This is resulting in a failure in our banking system and the inability of our governmental representatives to act decisively, appropriately and in a timely manner.
Your organization needs visionary leadership, especially in times like these. This is not management, maintaining the status quo, but rather, keeping your team focused on a clear compelling vision to keep your company moving forward. Ours is,
“To serve entrepreneurs, small business owners and their businesses with the most inclusive and personalized set of business products and services, to assist and support them in growing themselves and their businesses and to chart their course to long-term success.”
Think about your company. What story could you tell about your company that would give your stakeholders full understanding of who you are and what you are about? How do you know if your team is buying into it? Do they understand the stake they have in your business?
At Aepiphanni Business Solutions, we are dedicated to serving the needs of small business owners. We specialize in helping you develop strategies for your organization, and are committed to your success. If you have further questions about creating your strategy or developing your vision, please give me, Rick Meekins, a call at 678-265-3908, or email us at [email protected].