We can apply the same competencies that my father taught me, and that musicians have known for 500 years, to entire teams!
The question is, how do we move from a low level of skill and proficiency to a high level?
Comparing a business to a musical group, how do we go from a grunge band that trips over its own feet to a high precision rock group that has the competencies of 20-year veterans, each one being a leader in his field? It takes an extraordinary amount of competency to play live in a large theatre with 15 musicians and sound that good. How do we rock like that with our teams?
There are a set of competencies that we can all learn from, that the musicians and other professionals have known
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