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Saluting the Sanctity of Stagehands

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy

Here’s an idea to stimulate productivity. Reading time: 3:46

      “All the world is a stage,” said William Shakespeare. If so then the most effective leaders must really be leading stagehands.

       a stagehandThink about it. You can’t have a performance if you don’t have the right lighting, the right environment, the right working conditions.

       The stagehands—the leaders—are vital to the performance. They can engineer, design and develop an environment that makes a performance exhilarating or exasperating.

      Are you creating an environment that your staff needs to flourish? Or are you too focused on your own comfort and security, your own job requirements?

    Too often the two work environments are mutually exclusive and productively falls as quickly as morale. The stage play closes. Abruptly. It doesn’t have to be that way.

       Consider becoming a stagehand like Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Continue reading