Wrong or reverse thinking can often free up the brain to come up with new and creative solutions to old problems. Even the reframing of leadership — the leader as the sidekick, the intern as the superhero — can enable innovation and discovery.
“Our role as a leader is to be the superhero, fly in and save the day. But the best thing you can do is serve other people. I thought, what if my role is that of the sidekick, getting obstacles out of their way and letting the superhero learn to fly.”