I love that the term we call our culture, the Wise Firm, is based on the Biblical parable and a song I grew up singing in Sunday school. “The wise man built his house upon the rock, the wise man built his house upon the rock…and the rains came tumbling down.” This little song got me thinking about how we build our team members? Do we really build them up with a rock like foundation? Do we encourage them to reach their full potential?
I recently found an old file cabinet in our Grenada office with some old evaluations of team members, one of them being mine. The year was 1990 (And yes, we even did evaluations and goal setting back then too!). The comments made by my partner in charge at that time showed me how much I have grown over the years. Here are a few of the comments from way back then:
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