Posts made in December, 2013

Use Your Vision as a Compass

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Active Vision, Featured, Featured Articles, Uncategorized, Vision | 0 comments

Use Your Vision as a Compass

When I put up a post on Facebook asking my friends what they thought a “Vision Designer” would do almost all of the responses I got mentioned glasses, or eyesight. While their intentions were clearly humorous, their responses made me realize that one reason that so many people have trouble embracing the idea of an intentional vision for focusing their work and goals may be that the word “vision” has multiple, seemingly contradictory, meanings. Most commonly vision describes what it is that we actually see—the optical scope of the world that surrounds us. It’s...

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Visionaries Tied in Knots

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Active Vision, Featured, Uncategorized, Vision | 0 comments

Visionaries Tied in Knots

Ever heard of the Gordian knot? It was a piece of rope so perfectly tangled that it became a legend in the city of Gordium, where it tied up people’s attention for hundreds of years. And when the great conqueror Alexander the Great encountered it, young, and fresh off of his first conquering spree, he couldn’t even find the end of the rope to begin the unravelling process. Frustrated, and unwilling to be daunted, he drew his sword and “untied” the knot by slicing the whole thing in half. That action fulfilled the prophecy, and (according to legend) assured his place as the...

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