It's easy to hamstring innovation, writes Scott Anthony: You simply need to keep asking the wrong question. While there's nothing wrong with thinking about issues like regulation, competition and marketability, "What about ... " questions invariably breed more and more questions, ultimately paralyzing innovation, he says. "Maintain a healthy balance between analysis and action," Anthony advises. "If you get stuck in 'What about ... ' loops, you'll never get the results you seek."

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