Necessity may be the mother of invention, but what about reinvention? In the past decade, much time and thought has gone into studying the entrepreneurial spirit -- but finding success in business and life requires more than creativity. It requires endurance and agility, the ability to reflect upon your performance and make adjustments as needed over the long run.
Today we're bringing together four perspectives on institutional change. Professor Robert Kaplan gives practical insight into how an organization can keep with the times, using a tech company as a case study. Urban theorist Richard Florida calls for new ways of training workers. Sara Horowitz, founder of the Freelancer's Union, argues that we need to rethink American capitalism, looking around the world for fresh ideas. And Brian Hoffstein explains why academia needs a makeover.