Following a Dream—Past, Present, and Future
Ralph Nader, the iconic author of Unsafe at Any Speed and four-time presidential candidate once said, “A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.” There are few better ways to explain how the people that make up this year’s Visionaries got where they are in business. These are executives who saw how their company could change the present into the future and drove to achieve that goal.
As we each embark on our journey to the future, hopefully we’ll hold on to the best practices of the past, the dynamics of the present, and the vision of what can be—or in many cases, what others say cannot be—done to make the world a better place. Such idealism is common among those we honor in this article. Whether assisting amputees with the most natural prosthetic feet and ankles or providing the highest quality safety lighting equipment, companies with visionary leaders can and do make a difference.
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