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There’s Nothing Wrong with Being Yourself

Does your Organization have Amazon, Spotify, or Capital One envy?

“Now one of the very first requirements for a man who is fit to handle pig iron as a regular occupation is that he shall be so stupid and so phlegmatic that he more nearly resembles in his mental make-up the ox than any other type. The man who is mentally alert and intelligent is for this very reason entirely unsuited to what would, for him, be the grinding monotony of work of this character. Therefore the workman who is best suited to handling pig iron is unable to understand the real science of doing this class of work.” — Principles of Scientific Management (1911) p. 59.

“Ah, I see. You’re saying those things aren’t related…”
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John Clopton

Certified Sailor. Agile Coach. Public speaker. Author. Urban legend. I’m not a player I just Scrum a lot.