Innovation lessons from a fighter pilot

03/25/2012 | InnovationExcellence.com

Col. John Boyd was a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot who went on to write a groundbreaking combat manual and to craft strategies that helped win the first Gulf War. Despite his achievements, writes Scott Bowden, Boyd didn't seek recognition or reward, but focused simply on making the military a more effective fighting machine. "The innovator in a large organization should not focus on ... praise or credit," Bowden writes. "[T]he chief measure of success is in the implementation of the innovative idea."

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