Tuesday, 8 June 2010

The vision thing

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather
wood, divide the work and give orders.

Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.”

Antoine de Saint Exupery

2 comments:

  1. "If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings—and put [compensation] as a carrier behind it—you almost don't have to manage them."— Jack Welch

    Caveat only that I'd like it to mean compensation in its widest meaning and not just ££ could also be personal growth.

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  2. Agreed - Jim Collins made a similar point in Good to Great. He also agreed with you on the compensation issue.

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