The company also has a comfortable belief that
no one is indispensible. While this is
true, it's also true that some intangibles
go into making someone worth the price he asks for. It takes
quite an effort to suss them out.
person who is lucky can make the enterprise
off, they can make things hum.They create an adhesive factor that makes
things swing in their favour.
Some people have that ability to whip up enthusiasm and make everything
look brighter. When they are there, things move faster and the
results are immeasurable. Such persons have no price tag and need to
be salvaged and looked after even as they are stupidly burning their
It is the ability of the firm to
recognise such lucky people and catalysts and harness their productivity for the benefit of
The question that comes to one's mind is, how
does one quantify such intangibles? What form of perks and benefits
does one offer? After all, everyone works and no one is less than
the other. How will you explain the luck and
? Answer: It is beyond you.
So the next time you cry foul when a colleague
of yours gets "out-of-turn" credit, perks or privileges, remember
that it's not work alone which matters: there are those special effects
called magic, chemistry or better still,