OK. Idiot savant is no longer politically correct, but it’s still fun to say. An idiot savant is defined as: A person who exhibits an extraordinary ability in one subject while being mentally retarded in all other fields.
And thus begins my story.
Over the years I have been fortunate enough to work with and for some really great managers. As a trainer, I've taught classes where, for most of the participants, management was second nature. It's what they loved to do and their employees thought they were very good at it. But where there's a ying, there's a yang.