Ben Franklin wrote, “An investment in education pays the best interest.” So too it is with innovation. The greatest waste today is the lack of education provided in our schools and work places on how to innovate. Our brains are jammed with content from the humanities, arts and sciences. However, we are rarely if ever taught how to transform that content into innovations for making our worlds a better place.
A.J. Lafley, CEO of Procter & Gamble in his book The Game Changer describes innovation this way.
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