innovators dilemma

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Mavericks stir things up

Innovation is very rarely a smooth and predictable process. In fact, if it is, innovation is likely not taking place at the full pace possible.

No matter the industry or the goal, when it comes to discussing strategy most leaders and business owners intent to seek and/or create calm seas. I often hear people say many iterations of how they are, “waiting for the dust to settle.” Why? So you can linger around for everyone else to do the same and then move with the herd? That’s not how great ideas and outcomes are birthed.

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Assume the opposite

Too easily and too often we assume our perspectives are the best, most logical, and perhaps only way to interpret the world. But this train of thought is not only fallacious, but perilous. We shut doors of opportunity and growth that we didn’t even know existed. The challenge we face is identifying our own impartial views.

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Innovation is spawned on the edge of chaos

Innovation most often begins as an interruption or disruption of a previous assumption, fact, or reference point. By definition, it’s a new way of thinking or doing something. This is precisely why innovation is more likely to occur in unpredictable circumstances that challenge our inherent drive to rely on previous systems, approaches, and procedures. It’s…

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