I wish we had a camera for the souls of people walking out of our offices and factories every day; it would make sludge look pristine. ~Bob Chapman
A sculptor looks at a marble slab and envisions the soul of the sculpture waiting to be released then chips away at the extraneous to reveal the beauty hidden within. So, too, a great leader sees the potential of a person, a new recruit, a frustrated colleague, an underperforming workmate and, with ongoing conversations, revealing questions, pointed suggestions, helps release the person’s soul into edifying work, work in which the person thrives.
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