A study of the …

A study of the top 50 game changing innovations over a 100 year period showed that nearly 80% of those innovations were sparked by someone whose primary expertise was outside the field in which the innovation breakthrough took place.

http://www.digitalsparkmarketing.com/innovation/facts-on-innovation/

This quote is attributed to Dan Pink and has been quoted again and again over the years.

So the question is: What are you going to take from other people, industries, sectors to make a difference to your business?

Because the scary thing is that if you don’t, someone else will!

 

 

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