Are You a Silo Psycho? is part of SL7 Communications New Series, Revealing the Secrets Behind Silos. Be sure to sign up on www.patrickslevinblog.com to get the series and other thought-provoking insights from Patrick Slevin.
THE CRAZY THING ABOUT SILOS is they are viewed as allusive shadows hiding within the corridors of today’s organizations. Silos are responsible for keeping good companies from becoming great and great companies from becoming greater.
First tip in breaking down silos is knowing that silos are not shadows, but real obstacles casting shadows on employee satisfaction, employee productivity and employee achievement.
Silos are the unseen force that explains why organizations fail good employees and why bad employees fail good organizations.
Yet, silos don’t get enough credit or attention in response to its destructive nature. Silos are studied, discussed and written about, but surprisingly, very few professionals know where to look for them. Or what to do when…
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