Visionaries and Early Adaptors LO22503

Dorothy Martin (
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 10:17:05 -0600

Replying to LO22477 --

Hi! I've been diverted by scenario development for awhile, but found the
interest in visionaries important. If you have the opportunity to look
into the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, you will find that there are
individuals with a preference for intuition and vision--they see the big
picture and trust their hunches which turn out to be frighteningly
accurate; others have a preference for concrete data they can verify with
their senses and find it hard to believe that's not specific--they see the
details. You must understand that these are preference dimensions.
However, visionaries can bring along the sensing people by supplying them
with enough detail in the vision to engage them. I am not interested in a
debate on the the Myers-Briggs instrument--there's been more validating
research on it than most instruments. But I am very interested in
visionary thinking.

Dorothy H. Martin
Director, National Extension Leadership Development program
Colorado State University


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