During Strategic Planning Day’s I often tell the story of the three bricklayers to reveal the success factors involved to get the best out of your team. These success factors are:
– Ability to see the bigger picture
Here’s how the story goes….
Once there were three bricklayers. Each one of them was asked what they were doing.
The first man said “I’m laying bricks.”
The second man said “I’m putting up a wall.”
But the third man said enthusiastically and with pride “I’m building a Cathedral!”
Does your team think like bricklayers or like Cathedral builders?