Resisting Visioning LO1404

Keith Cowan (
Sun, 28 May 1995 08:36:45 +0000 (WET DST)

Replying to Intro -- Robert (Bob) Plautz LO1370

[...Sorry, the original msg should have been LO1370, but I distributed it
accidently without a number. -- Your host.]

> adverse". The guided imagery sessions on visioning that I mentioned
> above have gone nowhere as the vice presidents have a strong fear that
> they will be embarrassed if a "picture" gets out. My specific
> question then is has anyone had this problem and what did you do to
> get beyond it?
> Bob Plautz
> <>

I have painted a picture for the client of what they are doing now.
This can be thought of as the vision from a few years ago. Usually
this results in some soul-searching, lots of questioning and more
openness to change as in "I guess that REALLY IS what we are and I
can see that we could do better...". It is no silver bullet because
there is still lots of resistance. But arguing about what we are has
less variability than arguing about what we could be!

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