I once worked for a company where everyone thought this way.  We’d have a meeting and the discussion would instantly turn to what our competitors were doing.  When someone suggested trying something different they recoiled like vampires to a crucifix.  Innovation is scary, which seems to be the reason many companies die held up in their corporate offices with the doors barricaded.

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CZAR: I called this meeting to discuss what other regional universities are doing, and what ideas of theirs we should be copying.

BEARD: Shouldn't we be leading, instead of following?

CZAR: Interesting. I wonder what other universities are doing in regards to leadership?
BEARD: You could always try following them on Twitter.


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