The Meritocracy of Ideas – Ray Dalio

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The Meritocracy of Ideas – Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio speaks to an extremely important, but challenging to implement, leadership principle — meritocracy of ideas.  Office politics, organizational hierarchies, tenure in a position or organization all work against this principle.  Ego is also a major countervailing force.

That being said, the degree to which leaders can establish a culture that allows for ideas, rather than individuals, to win the day (or the argument) is the degree to which organizations, or divisions within an organization, can thrive.

The interview is worth watching.  If you are intrigued, Ray Dalio’s recently published book, Principles: Life and Work, merits (pun intended) reading.

By | 2017-09-24T23:57:27+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News & Views|0 Comments

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Arthur Criscillis
Arthur brings over 25 years of development and nonprofit experience to Alexander Haas. He moved from advancement work for colleges and universities into consulting for the opportunity to work with, and for, a wide variety of colleges, universities, and independent schools.

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