The Power of Giving Away Power: How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go
Written by Matthew Barzun
For decades, leaders force their organizations to look like a pyramid, with all authority flowing from the top.
A few rare leaders have seen the pyramid for the trap that it is and have
learned to embrace a new organizational shape and mindset: Constellations.
Organizations designed as constellations are dynamic and flexible networks of
distinct yet interwoven individuals. Each member of the team feels like a
singular star and is also connected to others to form something
These leaders did what most leaders dread—they gave away power.