Most managers will tell you that talent is the key to organisational success. Organisations spend millions on executive search and management development, tracking down and creating the best and the brightest.
So? If engaging talent is the biggest management issue why is the Dilbert cartoon so popular?
Once we have expended all this energy tracking down the best and brightest why do we confine them to a 9am to 5pm existence doing pointless jobs that they can’t get excited about?