The emblem of corporate America limits creativity and teamwork and breeds discontent
It’s been eight months that I’ve been away from the corporate scene, and there are a few things I miss. Most of it stems from one area, though: the camaraderie of a team.
When you’re on your own, you spend a lot of time alone during the day. Sure, you’re on calls with clients and partners, and you meet up with people throughout the week. But it’s that connectedness and collegiality with teammates that I really miss.
That said, there is one thing I believe we need to rethink on the corporate side: our reliance and devotion to org charts.
Yes, I know we need them. I’m not here to condemn them completely. So before you break out your pitchforks, hear me out. I’m just saying we need to ease up on our reliance on titles and hierarchy. Here’s why: