“You can’t tell how quickly the future is going to happen. But what you can know is that you need to go in that direction because all the things that you try and fail with in the meantime teaches you how to get it right when the time is right. So I always talk about building the innovation muscles so that you can be ready for that moment you need to sprint,” Nilofer Merchant told us.
Received wisdom from Silicon Valley to Shenzhen via London’s Silicon Roundabout is that failure is an inevitable part of the innovation . . .
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