Today's history books tell the stories of workers who spent their hours tending to farm land, toiling away in cotton factories and going through the motions of assembly lines. Tomorrow's history books...
From hierarchies to a more flattened structure
- The past: The leader at the top is at the top because he or she is the alpha-dog, and everyone should look to them to make all the decisions and innovations.
- The future: Everyone at every level is encouraged to have a voice and become a leader in their field.
- Why? We aren’t dogs. You don’t want your company limited to the abilities and talents of a single leader. A collaborative environment provides a level of innovation and problem-solving that is greater than the sum of one CEO. There is no justification for keeping people from interacting and engaging with each other because of their seniority level.