We get through the day with heuristics. These rules of thumb serve us reasonably well, allowing us to make decisions quickly, so that we can efficiently carry out the tasks that are demanded of us. But...
LEGO was the world's most profitable and fastest growing toy company from 2007 to 2012, but had a near-death experience in 2003. How did this happen even though they ticked all the boxes for innovation?
Some 58% of men and 47% of women suffer from this disease. I personally think it's getting worse with very little relief in sight with more and more people contracting the illness. Technology has not come to the rescue; on the contrary, technology has made it worse.
Face it. Today everything is so connected and time to market so short, that the only real competitive advantage that has slowly crept up on us, is innovation. The surge of interconnected ICT has also fuelled the fire.