Margaret Heffernan speaks in her TED talk about nurturing heroes in the enterprise, whose performance will be celebrated, even tough it is not very creative. These heroes think and act in their silos and often do not even know that another hero or another heroine some desks away is working on a similar issue.

Ms. Heffernan has determined during her career as an international entrepreneur, CEO, author and speaker, that the most productive ideas and solutions are developed by teams in which there are no heroes. These teams rely on each of their members and achieve their outstanding productivity, inter alia, by a high degree of social competence in cooperation.

The whole story starts with two different groups of chickens ..