Rock Stars Days Are Numbered
The sad thing is that I can see a few companies that fit this model … IBM and HP to name a couple … but there is another that has recently hove into my particular orbit that is going to hit this wall soon.
For decades, we’ve tried to motivate people with money, even though we’ve got a vast amount of research that shows that money erodes social connectedness. Now, we need to let people motivate each other. And for years, we’ve thought that leaders were heroic soloists who were expected, all by themselves, to solve complex problems. Now, we need to redefine leadershipas an activity in which conditions are created in which everyone can do their most courageous thinking together.