Archive for September 2019

Trade in Your Cowboy Hat for a Pit Crew Helmet

It isn’t difficult to find work cultures that prioritize independence. In those environments, the cowboys—those daring, courageous, self-sufficient leaders who single-handedly solve problems—are the picture of a good leader. But in his TED Talk “How Do We Heal Medicine,” Atul Gawande argues that a cowboy mindset is no longer effective in today’s workplace. While independence…

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