There are always many different perspectives on a team, but your job as a leader is to pull the team together to create a common vision and facilitate creative solutions, writes Art Petty. He suggests letting team members see the problem and discover solutions for themselves as well as encouraging questions.
The notion of workplace loyalty needs to be revisited, writes Art Petty. The duration of one's employment with a company is irrelevant to this discussion, given the complexities and unpredictable nature of global competition, he writes.
Unusually driven employees can confront managers with a particular set of challenges, Art Petty writes in his blog. Such individuals should be given the freedom to pursue ambitious ideas, but they also need to be grounded.