This time of year we celebrate the spirit of wonder, magic, and belief. It fuels the season. As a magician, one of my goals is to give people the experience of wonder year ‘round. There’s nothing better than seeing people become excited seeing the impossible made possible when making a bowling ball appear out of nowhere or when a spectator’s dollar bill vanishes and reappears in a lemon. Why? Because it inspires people to believe that anything is possible. Magic allows us to see unseen possibilities before us, which always is followed by a sense of wonderment and joy. Our hearts and minds derive great pleasure from seeing what we thought was impossible become possible. I call this “The Power of WOW!”
The Power of WOW! is priceless. Just imagine what can be achieved when this power is unleashed and people believe that the impossible is possible.
This is the primary function of a leader.
In 1903, when horses were the primary means of transportation before the automobile assembly line, Henry Ford proclaimed that,