Building Walls For What?

Groups tend to grow into organizations. Organizations tend to grow into bureaucracies. Bureaucracies tend to lose their innovative edge.

But why?

Because of walls.

For some reason, maybe it’s in the DNA of our species when we find a bit of success, we tend to wall it off. It’s likely a protection instinct, but it doesn’t come without its problems.

So if you find yourself building walls at work, ask yourself, building walls for what?