Originally Posted by ChicagoRon
Not offended, but it is pretty true in my experience. The least productive workers spend a lot of time derailing the train, by messing stuff up, asking too many questions, etc. If you lead a team, you have a go-to person who you give the important stuff to, and you keep everyone else out of that person's way. The actual % numbers are arbitrary... but... not everybody is a genius.
I've noticed this in meetings. The most useless staff member insists on asking a dozen questions and coming up with silly, unworkable solutions to problems. One of the many reasons I hate going to any meeting with more than 5 or 6 people in attendance.