Killing ideas harms your future!

Sometimes the greatest problem interfering with innovation is the negative mindset of the individuals who are involved in the discussion. This video, which I found on You-Tube, is not only funny, but portrays a sad fact concerning how great ideas can be lost in an organization when the focus is placed on the negative aspects of an idea [].

Pam Henderson, Ph.D., is cofounder and CEO of NewEdge, Inc. a growth, strategy, and design firm that delivers on new opportunities for start-ups through to Fortune 500 companies. Originally on the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University, Pam later worked with the national laboratory system and Washington State University to commercialize early stage technologies. She publishes widely on market insight, business and innovation strategy, and design. She has received recognition in Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, NPR and speaks internationally[].

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