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Have you ever worked for a company lacking of transparency? For a company alleging transparency but only on what is convenient for sharing? Foremost if used just as a marketing tool? While reading the Blue Oceans Strategy, among many inspirational paragraphs, there is one in particular talking about why companies are failing in the attempt to translating their strategies into success. One of many recipes for failure turns out to be the lack of transparency and the lack of alignment between people in the organization, resulting in dynamics that are creating silos. Consequently, thinking and acting in a silo mentality, pushes teams in arguing against each other, limiting knowledge sharing and working for their own interest, not for the collective success. Organizations of all sizes are affected. My personal frustration with such organizations is that at the end of the game, they are limiting your professional and individual growth and at the same time… Continue Reading