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The Silo Effect…and a Choice

In this IT company, business is conducted in silos based on functions and hierarchy. There is a high degree of competence in each silo, but when working across them, there are big gaps. People tend to “throw things over the wall”, hoping someone on the other side will pick them up. Usually they do, but not always. People in silos …

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Is Trust in Decline?

Distrust is the new normal. There has been a dramatic decline over at least the past 15 years in almost every sector of our society—distrust of the police, government, financial institutions, ethnic groups, and even each other. “Distrust” is the headline every night on the news. In the business world, distrust is a daily affair as well, with fear being …

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