“If you become hypnotized by an organization’s culture, you become separated from your personal magic and cannot tap it to help achieve the goals of the organization. In losing connection with your one-of-a-kind magic, you are reduced to nothing more than part of the headcount. Deep inside the Hairball!” Gordon MacKenzie, the self-proclaimed "Creative Paradox" who transformed the culture at Hallmark by inspiring his colleagues to slip the bonds of Corporate Normalcy and rise to orbit – to a mode of dreaming, daring, and doing above and beyond the rubber-stamp confines of the administrative mind-set.
If you'd like to find out more, read his book, "Orbiting the Giant Hairball (A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving with Grace)". Also check out this Fast Company interview: