Organizational Leadership

Why Hierarchy Is Outdated: The (Long Overdue) Need For Organizational Adaptability

The hierarchy is outdated. The age-old system originally designed by the military and adopted by corporate America has been rendered obsolete for the simple fact that it promotes irrelevance. Here’s why. The very nature of a hierarchical structure places the decision-makers (“thinkers”) at the top and entry-level employees (“doers”) at the bottom. Imagine, for instance, …

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Why Knowledge is NOT Power

Below is an article I wrote for www.switchandshift.com, which can be found here. Yes, I said it. Contrary to everything you’ve ever been told, knowledge is not power. The days of information hoarding—of only a few “powerful” people at the top of the outdated organizational pyramid—and holding on to that last bit of data as if nobody else could replicate …

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