"What is the biggest challenge in education, and what can the business community do to help?”
How does the US workforce need to evolve over the next thirty years to remain competitive?
President Obama was right to highlight the role that innovation plays in strong economies. Innovation and business success are closely linked. Established companies that do not innovate will lose market share to competitors that do. High-growth start-ups are built upon innovations that they want to force into the marketplace.
Yet, while everyone says they want more innovation, words are easy. The tough, practical questions remain: How do we get more innovation and how do we harness it? That is the challenge we face.
Let’s consider the broader ecosystem for innovation.
We all have moments that catch us by surprise. Mine came recently as I stepped off the plane in a place known as the “Magic City.” I’ve been fortunate to visit a lot of places in my life, but few struck me the same way as Minot, North Dakota.