How to Innovate Like a Startup
If resources are greater than the problem, that very abundance works against innovation.
If leaders of large companies wish to innovate, they must ensure that the challenges, dangers, and opportunities to innovate exist in the organization. They need to provide their people with something to believe in, a purpose beyond just profitability or quarterly earnings.
If employees have the right vision and the right challenge, they will start to innovate and advance the company, even changing the industry.
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