Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Setting Angels Free

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo

Years ago, someone saw something in me that I didn’t see in myself.

The first person I remember doing this for me was a teacher, a role model I admired. Then, there were several mentors I had over the years who saw something and encouraged me. They cared and they carved.

Contemplate the Michelangelo quote above. Did someone see something in you that you didn’t see in yourself? Did that person (teacher, coach, or mentor) change the trajectory of your life?

You are a leader in your firm. You are a role model. You are a mentor. It is your responsibility to think of leadership development as setting angels free. Keep carving!

  • "Genius is eternal patience."
  • Michelangelo

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