Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!
“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.” – Martin Luther
We live in a CEO culture.
It seems that everybody wants to rise to the top, and rise to the top right now. We want to bypass the “lesser roles,” jump ahead of the process, and forsake the trenches.
There are a couple of problems with that.