When asked how many people it takes to perform a seamless pit stop during an Indy race, legendary Team Leader Mike Hull suggests it takes 200. According to Hull, there are 200 people who work on any Racing Team and it takes every one of them working together to create a flawless pit stop.
Take time to listen to the 15 minute discussion we hosted unpacking this Field Notes entry this morning... https://twitter.com/AdmiredLeaders/status/1664634644115992580
This note reminds me of Steph Curry's first MVP acceptance speech.
In the middle of it he mentions Eric Housen, equipment manager (14:00) and Ralph Walker, security (17:35) -- https://youtu.be/fvJl02AziO0?t=837
Mentions every bench player by name too. His horizon on who is on the team covers more people than you'd expect.
There is something special in elevating positions that seem minor in a public way. Everyone appreciates it. It is undeniably compelling. It is a wonder that more leaders don't create this kind of recognition more often.