Category: Creativity & Innovation

Rocking the Boat

‘Don’t rock the boat’ would seem sound advice but not in all circumstances. It depends on where the boat is headed. Rocking the boat is not easy in organizations for lots of reasons. Even leaving aside the fear of the consequences from rocking the boat, there are enormous pressures on us to conform. Be alert. Be aware. But, above all, be cautious around expecting and rewarding loyalty. You are probably encouraging compliance and preserving some status quo that might need to be questioned.

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