Description:Ã‚Â Wayne Gretzky famously said that a good hockey player plays where the puck is, while a great player skates plays where the puck is going to be. Yammer founderDavid Sacks says itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the same with startups. The former PayPal COO says you donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t want to create the 20th version of something that already exists, you have to be innovative and stay ahead of the proverbial puck. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Startups always have to do that, you always have to be ahead of the curve,Ã¢â‚¬Â he says.
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the thinking about start-ups and their likely success.
- What message does this article send to entrepreneurs?