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In the Absence of A Vision


I’m cleaning out some old files this week winding my way down through 2009. I came across an article from Portfolio Magazine about Eddie Lampert and the restructuring he was doing with Sears and K-Mart in 2009.

There’s a great line about vision… or the lack thereof.

“In the absence of a vision, what comes out are multiple ideas being tested. On the one hand, that’s better than nothing but there comes a time when the time to test runs out, and you have to lock and load with the best answer for the company.”

What a great line. I came across a lot of organizations in 2009 that were testing ideas.