Einstein said everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life thinking it is inept. When building a team, it is key to identify the different talents, skills, and capabilities each team member brings.
Identify what each team member does well and can contribute to ensure that work is allocated to take full advantage of the talent resources on your team.
Have you already experienced the recipe for disaster that comes from assigning work completely outside a team member’s skill set? You already know it’s a recipe for disaster if you assign work that is completely outside a team member’s skill set.
On the other hand, leveraging all the diverse capabilities, skills, and talents on your team helps you achieve the maximum results.