Oranges… pears… lemons… strawberries. Different colors, flavors, scents, and textures.
Each one can stand alone or compliment other foods, and even drinks. They can be sliced and diced many ways. When mixed well, they become a colorful and pleasant treat.
Still, they’re all fruit at the end of the day.
This makes me think about team building. Each person brings value on their own.
They have different ideas, thoughts, reactions, and experience. Yet, when mixed in the right setting, should compliment the other members.
Think about your team. Are the members working to stand alone by their own merits, or are performing well as mixed unit?
As a leader or member of a team, what can you do to keep all your well-mixed people working together to achieve your objectives?