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Getting Ready to Charge Into Battle? How to Ensure the Troops Will Be Behind You

Imagine leading the charge into battle and at the crest of the hill, turning around and discovering there are no troops behind you. This was the situation the leaders of Southern New England Telephone Company (SNET) faced in 1994 when Connecticut deregulated the local market.

SNET had been thrown into…

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Posted on September 26, 2012 at 4:30pm

How to Identify Your Team or Organization’s Purpose

The window shade company was struggling. Mary, a business consultant, asked the owner, “What business are you really in?”

The owner replied, condescendingly, “The window shade business, Mary.” Thinking to himself this conversation was a waste of time.

But undaunted, Mary asked again, “When someone walks…

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Posted on July 16, 2012 at 7:31pm

A Big Goal Is Not The Same As a Vision

When you have a vision, you know where you want to go and you can see your next steps – but you won’t be able to see the entire path.

Vision is not about the path, it’s about the destination. As you take each step, the next step becomes clear as long as you stay focused on your vision.

     You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.   ..~Martin Luther King, Jr.…

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Posted on July 15, 2012 at 11:19am

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Jesse Lyn Stoner posted a blog post

Getting Ready to Charge Into Battle? How to Ensure the Troops Will Be Behind You

Imagine leading the charge into battle and at the crest of the hill, turning around and discovering there are no troops behind you. This was the situation the leaders of Southern New England Telephone Company (SNET) faced in 1994 when Connecticut deregulated the local market.SNET had been thrown into uncharted waters as…See More
Sep 26, 2012
Jesse Lyn Stoner posted a blog post

How to Identify Your Team or Organization’s Purpose

The window shade company was struggling. Mary, a business consultant, asked the owner, “What business are you really in?”The owner replied, condescendingly, “The window shade business, Mary.” Thinking to himself this conversation was a waste of time.But undaunted, Mary asked again, “When someone walks into your store, why do they…See More
Jul 16, 2012
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Jul 15, 2012
Jesse Lyn Stoner posted a blog post

A Big Goal Is Not The Same As a Vision

When you have a vision, you know where you want to go and you can see your next steps – but you won’t be able to see the entire path.Vision is not about the path, it’s about the destination. As you take each step, the next step becomes clear as long as you stay focused on your vision.     You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.   ..~Martin Luther King, Jr.Goals are important.Goals quantify and define the steps you must take. They are the signposts that let you know…See More
Jul 15, 2012

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At 10:00am on November 11, 2010, Jacquie Ottman said…
Oh I see, Thanks Jesse! You're a helpful "friend"! Jacquie
At 4:13am on November 9, 2010, Leslie Anne Yerkes said…
Good Morning Jesse. The time since the BK Author Retreat has flown by with too much busyness and travel. I hope you are well. I still hold on to our conversation and look forward to many more. Happy Day! Leslie

About Me

Jesse Lyn Stoner, founding partner of Seapoint Center, is a business consultant, former executive, and bestselling author. For over 30 years, she has worked with leaders in hundreds of organizations worldwide from Fortune 500's to non-profits, including Honda, Pfizer, Marriott, Edelman Public Relations, Yale University, and SAP.

Jesse has coauthored several bestsellers including Full Steam Ahead: Unleash the Power of Vision (translated into 21 languages) and Leading at a Higher Level (with Ken Blanchard). She is also author of Benchmarks of Team Excellence, a popular team assessment that measures team vision and the processes to achieve it.

Jesse holds advanced degrees in psychology and family therapy and a doctorate in organizational behavior from University of Massachusetts.

Her blog is rated as of the top 100 leadership blogs: Jesse Stoner Blog. She can be found on Twitter @JesseLynStoner and Pinterest. Her Facebook Page is SeapointCenter.

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