Vision Without Action is a Daydream, Action Without Vision is a Nightmare

Does your team have a vision?  If it doesn’t, it should.  I heard this saying once that really sums it up, “vision without action is a daydream, action without vision is a nightmare”.  In my experience, most teams are taking action yet the team vision is non-existent.  Now I wouldn’t say those experiences were nightmares,…

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The Tactics of Making a Strategy

As a team leader or manager, people will look to you to describe the direction the team is heading in the future – the strategy.  Here is a surprising definition from www.dictionary.com that makes me wonder how similar managing a group of engineers is to leading a war.  Some days, I can definitely see the…

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