Want something to cheer you onward. Here you are! And, of course, this also tells you no excuses, mister!
Excerpt: So you’re not a nano-technologist. You don’t know how to sequence the human genome. You confuse artificial intelligence with posing. Does this mean that you’re useless — that you have no place in the 21st-century economy?
Cheer up. You don’t have to be Einstein to disrupt paradigms. Well, actually, you do — Einstein himself said that his greatest asset was his imagination, not his knowledge. The point is, if you can think, you can innovate. If you can ask “why?” you can change the world. Let other people do the hard work of figuring out how to make an airplane fly and a TV screen thinner. You can be the one who figures out that putting the TV in everyone’s airplane seatback could make for a great new airline. Here are a few examples where a simple twist on an existing paradigm changed everything — often in complicated technological businesses.
Read full article via You Don’t Need a PhD to Innovate – Dan Pallotta – Harvard Business Review.