Rock Stars: Less Desirable Than You Were Thinking
Valerie Aurora, Mary Gardiner, and Leigh Honeywell have co-authored a great blog post "No more rock stars: how to stop abuse in tech communities"
. The article is aimed at the "tech community" and how it can better support women. It's also a great read on making more supportive, collaborative, creative teams.
It's probably worth taking another look at Godin's Linchpin
with ideas from this article, and see how it holds up against the "rock star" metaphor...