Hi Hilton Barbour Thanks for the feedback. You bring a good point. The notion of bringing agitators, as you call them, is not to disrupt the culture just for the sake of it. There’s a critical notion that is “balance”. The role of leadership is to steer both the old and the new in a way that there’s tension but not chaos. There’s a thin line between the two. I like cooking so I’ll go with a food analogy. It’s like recreating a traditional dish -let’s say Spanish paella- you can add some new flavors -ginger, lemongrass, etc- to the paella in a way that it feels new and different, yet it has some connection with the original dish. Cheers, mate.

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