When we look at how change happens in the business world, it usually comes from two different kinds of business: Those, usually smaller, companies that take big risks and, when they succeed, inspire others to follow. Or the larger companies that gain inspiration from the smaller pioneering changemakers and through their scale make even more change happen.
Source: The Mission Driven Business: Are We Willing to Give Up Growth for Mission?: http://blog.inc.com/the-mission-driven-business/2007/12/as_the_year_draws_to.html
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