The power of Vision and Process

Vision and Sight. These words are often mistaken to mean the same thing but when it comes to personal development, leadership, and lifelong impact, they differ. How much you are able to achieve/overcome in life depends on which of the abilities you possess – Vision or Sight.

While sight is the physical ability to see (limited by the present), vision is the mental ability to think about or plan the future with imagination.

Where do you see yourself in the next two, five, or ten years? What image do you have of your future? These are the questions that trigger a vision.

A vision provides direction. Just like the bible says, “where there is no vision, the people perish”. Without vision, you become limited by sight and your life can be influenced by people or things that may seem good to you at the moment but in the real sense are not the right things for you.

A vision gives you an absolute description of what to do and what not to do. With a clear vision, you have fewer options. This allows you to put all your focus and energy in order to reach your vision. There will be distractions but once you know your destination, you will overcome them.

A vision works when you work towards it. For a vision to manifest, it takes process, work, consistency, and patience. Once you have a vision, you must make goals out of it. With these goals, you can create plans on how to achieve them. Every plan you layout will need a lot of self-control and self-discipline to achieve it.

Hope comes from vision. In reality, challenges and circumstances will always come your way. With sight, you only see these physical circumstances but a strong vision always keeps you going because it is bigger than your reality and you see beyond it. Your situation can change with a strong vision.

A vision is bigger than you. It is bigger than your reality. Most times, you have a vision but your society and reality make you doubt yourself and give up on your vision. Look beyond what people or your surroundings say and fix your eyes on the end from the beginning. Draw confidence from your vision and pull through with it. When you find your vision, people will come your way to help you achieve it.

When you start achieving your vision, people will find their purpose because of you. Therefore, a vision is not for you alone (it’s not personal), it is shared.

You need a vision. You need a process (goals and plans) to achieve it. You need work and consistency to make progress. You need self-control and self-discipline to keep on track. You need patience in order to see the results of your efforts. With all these, every powerful vision can be manifested.

To watch Chris Ani’s Video on power of vision, click here.