The Key to Growing Innovation Ecosystems Is . . . Love?Posted: December 28, 2012
Perhaps it’s just me. I find that spending close time with loved ones over the holidays—snuggled in warm homes barricaded against cold storms—often makes one reflect on the big questions…
What makes humans human? What makes things valuable? Why do we form families, communities, organizations?
These are fundamental mysteries about human nature. Perhaps less obviously, however, they are also fundamental questions about business. We rarely connect these two notions, yet human nature and business are intimately bound.
If we dig just a little below the surface, we discover that the secret ingredient of innovation ecosystems—and thus the key to catalyzing systemic growth everywhere—is nothing less than love.
You can read the rest of this article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/victorhwang/2012/12/28/the-key-to-growing-innovation-ecosystems-is-the-most-abundant-resource-in-the-world-love/