Summary of Tip 8 (of 40) from Best Practices Are Stupid.
There’s No Such Thing as a Know-It-All
The late great Will Rogers once said, “There is nothing so stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing that he was educated in.”
No one person can know everything. And no organization can solve every problem.
This is why open innovation is so powerful.
In this tip, we explore a model to determine which opportunities are the right ones for external collaboration – and which should be solved internally.
Tip #9: What Did Edison Get Wrong About Innovation?
That tip goes deeper into the power of external crowdsourcing.
(be sure to get a copy with the purple cover, as that’s the updated edition)