We often hear that knowledge is power. This statement is only a half-truth. Knowledge is only potential power. Knowledge becomes power only when put to use, and then only when the use made of it is constructive.
Today the world is too complicated, change is too swift, and the issues too technical to expect any leader or team of leaders to solve every problem. That is why the best organizations create a culture of leaders.
Employee resistance is the biggest barrier to change. The quickest way for the organization to pick up speed is for resisters to take their foot off the brakes. The best way for the organization to become more adaptive is for people to stop their desperate attempts to preserve the status quo.