The danger in celebrity worship is that it can persuade you not to bother trying. After all, the thinking goes, our organization is so thoroughly screwed up that we’ve never got a chance to be like them, so why bother? In fact, organizations like Apple struggled for years, and continue to struggle… it’s just that the facade matches our need to believe, so we ignore that part.
Yes, it’s true. We all live in something of a prepackaged culture.