The Virgin Galactic founder was first inspired by Neil Armstrong’s trip to the moon, and his passion to travel in space is something many entrepreneurs can learn from.
Organizations are dealing with higher levels of uncertainty and deeper complexity than we’ve ever seen before. Not surprisingly, this changeable landscape is causing employees to act cautiously in order to keep their jobs. (After all, who wants to “rock the boat” or be blamed for a failed project?) While this reactive behavior makes logical sense, it’s also creating a major roadblock on the journey to innovation.
Innovation begins with either a passion or a problem. Passion means you’re motivated to innovate because you care deeply about something.
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