If you strive for excellence on your team consider the craftsmanship of Sushi Shokunin, Sukiyabashi Jiro. A Shokunin is a master of a profession-an artisan.
In the docu-movie, Jiro Dreams of Sushi you’ll note a care, commitment, focus and passion for the art of making Sushi. There is a grace, beauty, elegance and taste to Jiro’s work that generates buzz and a month’s wait to dine at his Sushi restaurant in Tokyo.
All Jiro, wants to do is “make better Sushi.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2L5IrkQTV0
To instill more craftsmanship on your team, apply Jiro’s insights by answering the following questions with your team:
· Where is the artistry in your team’s work?
· How do you inspire and deliver originality?
· Where would a consistent practice, process or focus optimize results?
· How do you define and monitor quality?
· What motivates you?
· What do you make better?