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Managing to Make a Difference by Larry Sternberg

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Chapter 16Optimize Fit

If your goal is to accelerate people's growth, it is critical to optimize fit. We touched on this idea in the previous chapters. Aligning expectations to people's talents and themes creates optimal fit, and optimal fit increases the power of any investment you make in people's growth. This is so important to accelerating people's growth that we are unpacking it a little further in this chapter. Here is a story to get us started:

Scorpion can't swim. And he can't not sting. Is there another way to get him across the river? Is there a way to get him across the river that aligns with something he can do or will do or can't not do to ...

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