A vision is a mental picture of a desired future. A shared vision is when the vision is common for a group. Often a vision is formulated in a statement. In this way, it is externalized and shared, but the statement is not the vision. The statement should be short. The vision should be challenging but achievable. A vision is a powerful mental tool for individuals, organizations and countries to achieve objectives.
Countries also apply vision as a governance tool. The vision is part of a long-term strategic plan. These plans usually cover a period of 20 years. Many often refer to the practice of Singapore. Barbados is also considered a Best Practice for the Caribbean
The corona-virus pandemic has exposed the weakness of our system. Our vision 2030 must imagineer a better system.