The power of BHAGs

Monday, April 16, 2007

One of the roles of civic leaders these days is to encourage a community to come up with a BHAG: A Big Hairy Audacious Goal.

Drawn from the work of Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, a BHAG can provide the power to align people.

Here's an example of leader doing just that in Michigan. Read more.

Colleagues of mine in Cleveland run a very impressive organization, Entrepreneurs for Sustainability. They use BHAGs to press people and organizations to come up with the big ideas that will transform a region. Read more.

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