57. "Not the best argument. Tex Winters was the architect of the Triangle" In response to In response to 53
The "hands-off" approach simply refers to one's ability to manage star personalities without *your* ego getting in the way, and empowering players by letting their personalities flourish without the need to institute an over-powering system to tame players.
Phil was a genius at this - and was famous for his laissez-faire approach to letting the players figure out puzzles on their own at times - which in the end reaped benefits because of its eventual effect of brewing supreme confidence.