Fire Everyone Except Your Star Performer

Or fire your star performer and see others shine

A star only shines brightly if all the others go out. (free public domain: clipart-people.com)

Oh, for Pete’s sake. Will this star gazing never end? I am so tired of individual players being worshiped as if they “built this themselves.”

If star players are really so good and the other players so useless, then fire the non-stars and let the star play on his or her own. You will save a ton of money and effort on not having to deal with all those unnecessary employees.

It is not as if we don’t already know the truth about star gazing. A star player is only as good as the supporting team; the super salesperson is only as good as her admin support; the CEO is only as good as the employees holding him up; the president is only as good as the citizens who voted.

Look up at night, people! A star only shines brightly if all the others go out.

Welcome to my side of the nonsense divide.

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