People who solve problems, or demonstrate persistence or tenacity in finding a way forward, will be valued as contributors by most bosses in an organization. Employees may feel that their value to an organization lies in consistently raising objections or pointing flaws in business plans. They may believe that information they have hoarded over years and their subject matter expertise makes them indispensable. In a progressively flat world, barriers to knowledge acquisition are falling and information is widely available, at little or no cost. A ‘gyan paapi’ runs a clear risk that the boss will call him in one Friday evening to say, “We don’t know how we will manage without you, but from Monday, we are going to try!