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Why We Cherish Independence...& What That Means at Work

Why We Cherish Independence...& What That Means at Work

Freedom rang this week. It's hard not to contemplate the meaning of independence this time of year...to this very day, wars are still fought over independence. It speaks to how truly human this need is. Whether it's a nation or yourself...we all want a say over our lives. At work, we often worry that giving someone independence will result in them taking advantage of the situation, that they won't do it how we would do it, or it just is plain worrisome that someone else has control and we don't.

Let's look at what independence leads to, what it results in, and see if we have a valid reason to be worried when we give this away: