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The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators

There is not much agreement about what makes an idea innovative, and what makes an innovative idea valuable. For example, discussions on whether the internet is a better invention than the wheel are more likely to reveal personal preferences than logical argumentation. Likewise, experts disagree on the type and level of innovation that is most beneficial for organizations. Somestudiessuggest that radical innovation (which does sound sexy) confers sustainable competitive advantages, butothersshow that “mild” innovation – think iPhone 5 rather than the original iPhone – is generally more effective, not least because it reduces market uncertainty. There is also inconclusive evidence on whether we should pay attention to consumers’ views, with somestudiesshowing that a customer focus is detrimental for innovation because it equates to playing catch-up, butothersarguing for it. Even Henry Ford’s famous quote on the subject – “if I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said fast…

What about Candy Crush requests? Mark Zuckerberg has an answer!

Mark Zuckerberg's townhall at IIT Delhi also touched upon a very important question-Candy Crush requests!

Apart from heavy-weight questions on internet.org, net neutrality, startup ideals, Zuckerberg also got a question on 'when will we stop getting Candy Crush requests?'

To which, Facebook CEO replied, "This is where the Townhall QnA's are useful. I sent a message to the person who is in the developer team to get rid of this issue.

There are some tools that are outdated which let people send people invites. We hadn't prioritised shutting it down. But we are doing it now."

This was rated the most popular question of the Q&A today.

Besides, Zuckerberg said its internet.org supported net neutrality and also brought to light the different between zero ratings and net neutrality.

Zuckerberg said he is excited to be in India and the energy here was awesome.

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