People who come together consistently to explore ideas, share inspirations, encourage grand endeavors and re-examine goals are called a team.
People who come together periodically to mend bridges, fill potholes and put out fires are individuals on collective emergency life support.
Spring has sprung and I am tending to my gardens. It got me thinking, a team is much like a garden. Unattended it can grow wild and quickly get itself into an unwieldy mess. Cared for, managed, loved, trimmed, fed and shaped, it can be a thing of beauty that yields a bountiful harvest.
Like a team. Yes?
It was crowded into an unhealthy space and position by some invasive plants. I removed the unwanted influences, but that wasn’t enough to redirect the Agave to move toward the newly opened space. It had developed some bad growing habits. It needed support and guidance to move it in a new direction. [Read more…]