The Golden Circle Model

Before we begin our work on clarifying the vision and mission for a company or organization I recommend that everyone watch a Ted Talk by Simon Sinek explaining the Golden Circle Model.

http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=en

This video has had over 25,177,210 views.

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers …

The Golden Circle

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SOAR – Strategic Inquiry Model

As the facilitator, Cora Whittington uses The SOAR Appreciative Model to identify Strategic Directions and Strategies and The Golden Circle Model to clarify the Vision and Mission.

This article contains highlights and descriptions from the work of Appreciative Inquiry experts Jackie Stavros and Gina Hinrichs

SOAR Process

SOAR-Appreciative Inquiry

  • Identify the positive core of the organization (strengths and opportunities)
  • Obtain clarity of vision and mission to align with strategic initiatives, strategies and action plans (aspirations)
  • Plan, ...
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