In the previous episode I shared the original – Joseph Schumpeter – definition of entrepreneurship – creative destruction!
Now, let’s jump ahead in time, to the most famous management consultant of all – Peter Drucker.
In his seminal textbook on the subject, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles, Drucker writes:
[Schumpeter’s definition of entrepreneurship] was intended as a manifesto and as a declaration of dissent: the entrepreneur upsets and disorganizes.
Inside your organization, there is no time to lose. To make a difference, one must dissent the status quo, and sow the seeds of the organizational rebirth.
It’s time to upset, and disorganize, no?
This Much We Know.