Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Ted Cullinen

The architect Edward Cullinen lives in a house in Camden, North London, which he built in the early 1960s, over two years of weekends, with a little help from his friends. He was interviewed in the Independent Magazine, 3rd December 2005.

I particularly liked this quote, which seems to have a much broader relevance to leadership and change.
The trick of getting people to help you is to save the bits that give the most spectacular results for others and to do the boring bits yourself.
For the sake of gender balance, I should also include his wife's interjection
And put on plenty of big barbecues.