"Now sell me on teamwork, because I don't buy it!" said Stephen Colbert on the Colbert Report as he introduced his guest, Duke Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski, author of yet another pseudo business book heralding last century’s idea of corporate togetherness, "The Gold Standard: Building a World-Class Team and get Beyond Basketball."
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We applaud Mr. Colbert for announcing the obvious, "Why should I share the ball with anybody?" and asking the tough questions, "What is the difference between teamwork and socialism?"
In today's politically correct business world where blunderingly blind corporate teams contribute mightily to our current economic malaise, it's nice to know that at least one top national news anchor understands the true value of saying no to stupid teams and embracing what we call the Soloist within all of us.