By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to focus on the the operator rather than simply on the operation. Reading time: 2:09.
Consider the fictional chief executive officer who purchased a machine that could virtually run every job in his factory. Thousands of jobs were eliminated in a salute to efficiency where “two machines can replace 114 workers.”
“They should have stopped you a year ago.
“Somebody should have held you down and put a bit in your head and poured in some reminders that men have to eat and work!
“And you can’t put them out to pasture. I’m a man—and that makes me better than that hunk of metal. Betttterrrr!!!!!”
That Twilight Zone episode on television in the 1960s still hits a nerve of every entrepreneur trying to balance people issues and bottom-line realities.