Much though I’d like to claim the idea, you didn’t hear it here first, unless you’ve lived a singularly sheltered life. I’ll give the credit to Gene Roddenberry, creator of the original Star Trek TV series, although we might find out from readers that there are earlier sources for the idea.
Added by Rod Guinn on February 17, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments
A few weeks ago, The Economist contained a piece entitled “The Pivotal Moment: Bet on a boss who can twirl on his toes” (Dec. 4-10, 2010 edition, P. 84). The piece was about the surprising discovery (?) of some seasoned venture capitalists that it was perhaps more valuable to invest in managers with the ability -- and agility -- to quickly shift their budding business’ focus, given the rapid rate of change in the world, rather than back a…Continue