…ve accomplished rather than the quality of my interactions with those who are most important to me. These 90-something-year-olds emphasize the opposite when they look back on their lives. Their joys and regrets have nothing to do with their careers, but with their parents, children, spouses, and friends. Put simply, when I asked one person, “Do you wish you accomplished more?” He responded, “No, I wished I loved more.”
In other words, while most people have a strength in one or the other, shapers are just as effective when it comes to the lower-level implementation stuff that has to do with seemingly trivial details as they are with outlining a realistic, but powerful, higher-level vision to guide them throughout the process.