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The function of friction
Find the friction that brings shine, without making scratches
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Organisations are busy and under pressure.
The more pressure we feel, the greater our need to find a valve to release it.
To blow off off steam.
But the way we do this is very tricky. You can blow off steam with three intentions, and each intention has a pitfall.
The question ‘why is this necessary?’ is high up in the top 10 of most frequently asked questions about change.
The word ‘necessary’ says it all. The person asking it is asking about the need. He wants to know what the urgency of the change is.
I have been thinking about the word ‘value’ for a while now. It’s quite a big thing in management at the moment.
I have noticed that the word is used in two ways: as ‘added value’ and as ‘core value’.