Every manager wants the dynamism of an entrepreneurial spirit in their company. The benefits of empowering highly skilled people are enormous and there is a long list of organizations that do this well and these are some of the most successful companies on earth.
But it isn't easy because risks can be very real and very scary. Listen to this clip from my conversation with Bart Hedges (two-time Reinsurance company CEO) on the tradeoffs between entrepreneurship and risk aversion in managing highly skilled teams in a Reinsurance company.
Listen to this clip alongside my short essay "Herding Peacocks" which you can find on the blog at https://notunreasonable.com/?p=6900.