Many realize that in order to accomplish anything truly worthwhile, we must work as a team. What I enjoy and where my personal talents lie are different from others on our team. Many have strong talents where I am weak and enjoy tasks that I may find tiring. We spend a lot of time assessing everyone on our team and work together to determine where each individual can best help and where they will have the most energy to serve clients.
With two teenagers at home, Jennifer and I want them to grow to be independent and self-sufficient. Even more important, is that they learn to work well with others. Those who learn to focus on what they do best and surround themselves with complementary talents enjoy more productivity, better service, more fulfillment, and a happier workplace.
Why doesn’t everyone strive to find their highest value and focus on the “One Thing” where they truly excel? On a basketball team, most everyone can handle the ball, shoot, rebound, and play defense but not everyone is the best at all these skills. That is why there are guards focused on ball handling, centers and forwards focused on rebounding, and others skilled and focused on scoring.
For those of you who have not discovered your “One Thing”, I encourage you to read Gary Keller’s book and take time to assess where you are truly Great and what you have boundless energy for. For those who have discovered their “One Thing” and found others to allow them to concentrate and focus their efforts on this, life is much more enjoyable and productive.
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