What is a linchpin? Dictionary defines linchpin as – A locking pin inserted in the end of a shaft, as in an axle, to prevent a wheel from slipping off.
Seth Godin has titled his new book as Linchpin (referring to a person). Who are Linchpins? Linchpins are the essential building blocks of great organizations. Like the small piece of hardware that keeps a wheel from falling off its axle, they may not be famous but they’re indispensable.
These people invent, lead (regardless of title), connect others, make things happen, and create order out of chaos.
Our contributor Ambal Balakrishnan recently invited Seth Godin to discuss his new book Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? and to share his insights with the visitors of her blog. Now, Ambal shares them with us too.