Here are three tests of a good vision from Eric Swanson and Reggie McNeal:
1. Passion. Do you wake up thinking about this? Is it what you think about as you drift off to sleep? Does the vision pepper your conversations throughout the day?
2. Attraction. When other folks hear the vision, the response is, “Wow! Don’t leave me out! What role can I play. The attraction test fits very well with the idea that everyone wants to change the world but few people are given the opportunity to do so. A compelling vision invites others–even outside the church to take part. The leaders of every domain of a community could see how they could play a part.
3. Direction...(read the rest HERE)
(ht: Leadership Network)