The conversations helped Schmidt identify a “culture of fear” at Novell. The best and the brightest were demoralized and had been suppressing their feelings instead of talking to their bosses for fear of being fired. By encouraging everyone—not just the best and the brightest—to speak his mind and pursue his passion, Schmidt was able to get people focused on new products that eventually rebuilt company revenues.
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