When I was a young engineer at Procter and Gamble, Jack Stack was already becoming a legend in the business world for what he was able to do with a traditional, blue-collar workforce.
What’s wrong with having a conversation?
For starters, conversations take place in real time and we can’t always control what we’re going to say. Some can be difficult to have and can get loud and unpleasant. Texts, emails, postings let us present the self as we want to be. They allow us to delete and edit. Our technology gives us control.
Creative genius is a myth. And great flashes of inspiration are never the work of just one person, even if one person gets all the credit.
So argues author Kevin Ashton, technology pioneer and entrepreneur in his best-selling book, “How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention and Discovery”.