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http://www.business-strategy-innovation.com/wordpress/2010/07/20-phrases-that-kill-ideas-and-innovation/

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When it comes to innovation and sharing our creative ideas at work, we all know to be wary of negative bosses and co-workers who shoot down every idea. These people can be a deterrent to change and innovation, but if we’re persistent we learn how to go around them to get things done.

The real people to be wary of are the ones who seem like they’re open to new ideas, but always have some reason the idea won’t work or shouldn’t be implemented yet. They are masters of “killer phrases” that masquerade as knowledge or experience, but many times are not justified and simply stand in the way of progress.

Look out for killer phrases that start with “That’s a good idea, but…”

   1. It’s against company policy
   2. It’s not practical
   3. It’s not necessary
   4. We don’t have the resources
   5. It will cost too much
   6. We’ve never done it that way
   7. Our customers (or vendors) won’t like it
   8. It needs more study
   9. It’s not part of your job
  10. Let’s make a survey first
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