It’s Not About the Idea: Andrew Hargadon at TEDxSacramento

By Andrew Hargadon | September 10, 2018

New, radical, disruptive ideas are the foundation of innovation—at least that’s the common assumption. But what if that’s wrong? If it’s not the new ideas, what distinguishes those individuals and companies that change the world from those that don’t? Looking at the most radical and disruptive idea in modern medicine—the advent of penicillin—Hargadon offers another perspective on what makes innovation work, and what we can do about it.