Don’t focus on what is separating us but rather what unite us

At the moment, I am reading the third book of the Brandon Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive series, called Oathbringer. I like his books, as they give me plenty to think about. For example, why we focus on what separates us from others, instead of finding similarities.

Individualism versus togetherness

Companies ask themselves how they can get the best out of their employees. They assign mentors and counselors, they develop an individual development plan, and they assess employees against each other fostering competition. All of this should help the company to be more efficient and profitable. But what if that focus on the individual is…