CHAPTER 11THE COURAGE TO GO WHERE NO ONE HAS GONE BEFORETHE ROLE OF THE LEADER

If you continue to believe as you have always believed, you will continue to act as you have always acted. If you continue to act as you have always acted, you will continue to get what you have always gotten. If you want different results in your life or your work, all you have to do is change your mind. —Anonymous

BASEBALL FANS PROBABLY KNOW Billy Beane as the unorthodox general manager of the Oakland Athletics (more commonly known simply as the Oakland A’s). But for students of innovation theory, Beane may be, at least in some respects, the model leader, hungry enough for a leg up on the competition to listen intently to and then implement any promising idea, even ...

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