Playing Bluegrass and Managing Business

Here's a great analogy about how a shared culture and standards can greatly inspire innovation and success. Playing music (bluegrass or not) each player "takes turns" at playing lead and all contribute to the whole. They play along the same set of standards but also improvise and bring their own flair and interpretation. Business leaders should learn from this and establish culture related standards, follow them and expect to contribute to a project bigger than self. 

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What Bluegrass Musicians Can Teach Business About Collaboration
A fiddler, a mandolin player, and a guitarist meet in a corner of a small pub, exchange some words of greeting and begin to tune and warm up their instruments. After a minute of tentative plucking and…

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