Organized bureaucracies thrive on compliance. It makes it easier to tell people what to do .
But contribution is the only way that tribes thrive, the best way to make change happen and the essence of being part of a community.
It's a shame that we spend so much time teaching our children (and our employees) to comply. Far better to seek out contribution instead.
Credit: Seth Godin
This recent post resonates so strongly with me that I have included it in my blook in a post Create ownership - not buy-in.