Vision: Wide Angle

Question:

How can I imagine, anticipate and care deeply about the effects of my actions on others outward in space?

Definition:

As children we learn that our bodies have a boundary at our skin. Wide-angle vision extends a person's sphere of leadership influence from "I" to "we," expanding his or her boundaries of concern beyond the skin. Our sense of self and our boundary of concern needs to be extended beyond our skin to include larger aspects of the family, business, social system, and natural eco-systems in which we function. Since we depend on these larger groups and systems, our relationship with them can be brought into our awareness with wide angle vision. With such awareness we can both monitor our relationship with them, and when needed, work to influence them positively. This quality is present in leaders such as Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Gandhi, and many unknown people who have made a difference for others.

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