How to Make a Company of Giants

In youth ministry, it's easy to only pull people into our ministry that are not as good as us at ministry. It makes us look good and keeps us from being intimidated. But David Ogilvy, the legendary adman and founder of Ogilvy & Mather, placed a Russian doll in front of each director?s chair. He told them, ?That?s you. Open it.? When they opened the doll, they found another one inside and another one inside of it. Inside the smallest doll was a note. ?If you always hire people who are smaller than you are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. If, on the other hand, you always hire people who are bigger than you are, we shall become a company of giants.? (Joe Griffith, Speaker's Library of Business Quotes)



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