The “Dottie Test”

As organizations grow and C-Level executives become busier they often lose sight of the team members who occupy the lower rungs of an ever-growing org chart.

Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a valuable lesson in a  NY Times Interview which taught him “you should never lose sight of people who do the real work.” 

The aforementioned lesson came via a final exam in college, which he failed, that he calls the “Dottie test.”

This one page article from Forbes describes this simple challenge.

Could your team pass the “Dottie” test ?

Could you?