Romantics and Visionaries

romantics“A romantic is a visionary without common sense.”
So say John L. Stanton and Richard J. George, the authors of “Success Leaves Clues – A Marketer’s Guide to Winning Strategy.”
“Leadership is an activity,” the authors explain, “not a position.”
A leader needs a vision. But leaders can’t be romantics.
Leaders take risks. But they’re not reckless.
    – by Al Harberg, the Software Marketing Blog guy