The VMCL Checks are designed to be the necessary and sufficient backchecks you need to create a well designed Vision, Mission, Capacity and Learning function in your organization
Check #1: Our Vision Depicts a Desired Future State
Check #2: Our Vision Is Intrinsically Motivating
Check #3: Our Vision Is Short and Simple
Check #4: Our Vision Is Measurable, Ideally Binary
Check #5: Our Vision lives in hearts and minds.
Check #6: Our mission is action(s) done repeatedly
Check #7: Our mission brings about our vision
Check #8: Our mission explains WHO does WHAT for WHOM
Check #9: Our mission is clear, concise, and easily understood
Check #10: Our mission is measurable
Check #11: Our mission lives in hearts and minds
Check # 12: Mission moments are sacrosanct.
Check #13: We build capacity in order to do our Mission.
Check #14: We can measure our capacity
Check #15: We model systems to understand and evolve them.
Check #16: We don’t separate understanding and action.
Check #17: We harness the power of mental models
Check #18: We Train People to Think in Order to Learn
Check #19: We Build MISE Teams (map, improve, share, and enact mental models)
Check #20: Encode VMCL into your Culture