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CHAPTER NINE

FORCE MULTIPLICATION

THE PRINCIPLE OF TEAM EQUITY

They (Wilbur and Orville) are equal in their inventions, neither claiming any superiority above the other, nor accepting any honor to the neglect of the other. Neither could have mastered the problem alone.

Bishop Milton Wright (1828–1917)

FORCE MULTIPLICATION is a problem-solving principle stating that the output of a group of people (force) with a common purpose is increased exponentially (multiplied) by a seamless interdependence powered by five areas of team equity: trust, effort, profits, power, and honor.

The Wright brothers may have worked in obscurity at the beginning of ...

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