What Can a Penguin Teach Every Leader?
A penguin on land is slow and awkward.
It’s a wonder how they survive.
A penguin in water is a lightning-fast hunter.
Perfectly built for its environment.
Same creature. Different context. Vastly different performance.
People are a lot like penguins.
In some jobs we’re like penguins on land; in others, we’re like penguins in water.
High performance is not a permanent quality of a person, and past performance is not the best indicator of future performance. Context matters much more than we think.
You need the right information to build the best possible teams.