Destroying the Common Wealth is easy, abundant and cheap. It is what the vast majority of organizations do. Enhancing it, in contrast is the scarcest, rarest, and single most disruptive capability an organization can possess. –Umair Haque
The place to start is America’s executive suites, which should be cleared of mercenaries in order to encourage real leadership.
Contrast this with the America of bailouts, where the fat are considered “too big to fail.” In fact, many are too big – or at least too mismanaged – to succeed.
Public support should be shifted from protecting large established corporations to encouraging the growth of newer enterprises.
Armies of MBAs who have been trained to manage everything in general but nothing in particular are part of the problem, not the solution.
So are economists who study clouds without ever getting wet.