Creating a World That Works for All
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…Continue
Posted on September 26, 2012 at 4:30pm
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…Continue
Posted on July 16, 2012 at 7:31pm
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.…Continue
Posted on July 15, 2012 at 11:19am
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.