So I was just thinking about what vision really is, what it can achieve, and the role it plays in your life and enterprises.
A vision, at its root is, I feel, simply a belief; a desire. I think that visions are profoundly personal, in the sense that the vision must come from you – it need not be unique or spectacular, but your vision must be yours. It must be shaped by your experiences,surroundings,encounters and thoughts. The vision can be aimed at yourself,  your community,  the world, the universe, anything. Now, what about the idea of an enterprise? Naturally, having a vision and goals is the prerequisite to an enterprise, and so the two are correlated. But how? Once someone has a vision and realises that the time is right to act towards it, I would think that the first step is to get it out there- into the public. When a vision is propagated to a wider range of people, it slowly starts taking effect. Ideas are based upon other ideas. Complex ideas are made up of simpler ones. Other people start to form an opinion about your vision; they modify it, improve it, provide valuable feedback and information. When you hear someone elses vision or idea, you immediately see how it correlates with your own. When visions overlap and determined people with somewhat similar visions come together, an enterprise is born. The world is governed by the fundamental system of action-reaction. Every vision and enterprise in some way affects every other. Breweries are dependant on the enzyme industry (among many others), which is in turn dependant on the biochemical industry for raw materials, as well as the education industry to provide competent employees. The chain goes on. So a pioneering enterprise in any one of these industries affects every single industry. And each of these industries are also dependant on social factors, economic factors, political factors, geographical factors, etc. all strung together in an awkward balance. In my opinion, the real aim of an enterprise is to tilt this balance in any way, small or big; to push forward and create change.
In short, I guess I could say that I learned when a strong vision manifests itself in an opportunity through hard work, determination, perseverance and luck it becomes a successful enterprise, and this in turn can lead to a number of things, like the creation of wealth, social reform and so on.
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