Have you ever had a great idea or an excellent proposal that got rejected because it was deemed to “out of the box” for the company? It can be very demoralizing to put so much effort into something, only to have the leadership of the company shut it down because they are not prepared to go outside their comfort zone.
On the flip side, have you ever have the privilege to work for a company that embraced creativity, innovation, unrealistic expectations. There is a reason why good companies become great, and the average companies remain average.
Great leaders are prepared to push the limits of their industry while embracing innovative concepts and ideas. Many companies come to mind, Apple, Amazon, Alibaba, Air hub, Netflix, Facebook, Uber, The Wright brothers, Google, Standard Oil.
If you look closely at all of these companies; their leader’s thinking and mindset are vastly different from the ave