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Chapter XVStep 6 Observe the Law of Two Feet

The Law of Two Feet specifies that if at any time you are neither learning nor contributing, you should use your two feet and move to a more productive place. In OST this may first appear as a curious, possibly quaint, affectation, but its application in the larger world of “real” businesses and organizations seems something of a stretch. The immediate assumption is that if everyone were to follow their own personal predilections the resultant chaos would be disaster.

Seen from the point of view of those who consider the formal, organized system to be dominant and desirable, such a judgment is doubtless correct. On the other hand, when the mind shifts, and the ground reverses with the figure, ...

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