By Rod Beckström, an EO speaker and the author of the award-winning book, The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations.
When we look at the world, we naturally seek order. We look for hierarchy all around us. Whether we’re looking at a Fortune 500 company, an army or a community, our natural reaction is to ask, “Who’s in charge?” But what happens when there’s no one in charge? What happens when there’s no hierarchy?