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Draw within the lines? .. Not in my Job Description!!

When you are the one responsible for bringing in the revenue for your company you’re always thinking outside of the box and trying to find new and efficient ways to exceed your goals!  Always thinking, Always exploring.  We do this in order to get the job done & Win!

Aaron Howard’s recent posting “DRAW WITHIN THE LINES OR ELSE” got me thinking.  Why in the world would an organization stifle the very creativity that might just be the key to growing revenue or saving costs? The answer may very well be that the CEO and or the management team have lost touch with the troupes on the line.   Or it might be that the employee is not creative enough.

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Draw Within The Lines Or Else

The education factory prepared us to comply with the norms of the factory world where we will gain and sustain employment – a place where we are permitted to lightly and politely stretch the boundaries of the system. We are taught to draw within the lines because that is the proper way to do things. Most of us are not taught how to develop our creative and competitive energy.  And, we are certainly not shown how we can put that energy and capability to work inside a complex human system. And so we walk away from what is possible and we settle for less.  After all, that’s the message we are being sent and to resist it can be to one’s peril.