Superpower

Today I think I figured out what my superpower is. It seems to make sense. At least I feel some kind of calm about it—like finding a missing puzzle piece that ties the rest of the picture together.

My superpower is finding—and filling—gaps in teams.

Maybe that's not a superpower. Maybe that's just a tendency. It's certainly (viewed as) a weakness in large organizations—from the top down, at least, from the kind of viewpoint that values each team member as a finely crafted cog that has One (And Only One) True Function. Any thinking person, however, knows that a plan is only as good as the deviations from the plan that make the plan work. And any team is only as good as the deviants who abandon the plan long enough to put out the fires that will burn everything down.

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