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60-Minute CEO: Mastering Leadership an Hour at a Time by Dick Cross

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Chapter 29

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Flip the Pyramid

I hate them. They’re egotistical. And they cap, rather than inspire, motivation. The rant this time? It’s organizational charts! You know the ones I’m talking about—they start with the owner at the top and everyone else fanning out below. These boxes show company titles inside that string along, from the highest box to more and more boxes, multiplying both down and across a landscape page.

The most effective owners these days—the ones beating the pants off everyone else—see it just the other way, with themselves occupying the point of the triangle, but at the bottom. These revolutionists embrace a higher understanding ...

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