03 Dec Connect
The enabling play that makes all the other plays more effective. Connect is caring for others and leveling the The amount of hierarchical social distance from one person to another. A proxy for power gradient could be pay scale, office size, equity, age, longevity, skill level, attractiveness, and carpet thickness. Information flows inversely to the steepness of the power gradient. Steep power gradients inhibit communications, variability of ideas, and creativity. In psychology, this is close to the term “social gradient.”. Connect means viewing yourself as doing WITH, not TO or FOR.