Idea Killer

So, I’m sitting at a Starbucks working. But, I’m actually eavesdropping on the conversation next to me. A woman is throwing out one idea after another to her boss, trying to get him to embrace some creative change for their organization–and for a specific event they are trying to plan.

She’s got great ideas. They are innovative and yes, a bit exotic. But, good.

Every response from him begins with the word:

Unfortunately…

The message: We just can’t innovate.

Too bad. I wonder how long she’ll stay. I wonder if he’ll ever get it.

2019-03-26T10:44:33-04:00

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