You are absolutely correct about indispensability being counterproductive. I never thought of myself as a rock star until I read this article.

How did I make sure that I was always a rock star?

I trained EVERYBODY to be a rock star. I put them into a position to be the star of the project. You got to that in your article.

I received these types of comments:
1. “I learned more from you in 2 months than in the last year and a half.”
2. “I never felt under so much pressure in my life.” My reply, “I knew you could do it. YOU didn’t know you could do it.”

Also, I made sure that I was never promoted to be a manager.

Isn’t a Linchpin like a cat?

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