The Best Organizations Have No Heroes

The Best Organizations Have No Heroes

What are some of the ways you recognize superior performance?” I asked. 

“Well, we used to have ‘The Hero Fund’,” said one of the executives.

“It was a pot of money we set aside for people who really went above and beyond the call of duty, helping the company in a crisis.”

The rest of the executives started to get excited, apparently remembering The Hero Fund in all its glory. 

“You know, we should bring that back,” said another. 

The excitement continued to build. Finally, I couldn’t help myself.  

“Hold on a second,” I said.

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