Why do people always try to kill ideas?
They are afraid. David Owens writes in Creative People Must Be Stopped that there are six ways people try to kill innovation. They object to: the idea, design, technology, organizational demands, cost structure, or societial constraints. Regardless of how people try to kill innovation, the root cause is fear – afraid of losing control, power, or influence. Your job is to overcome these objections with a battle-hardened, time tested set of responses. Preparation is the mother of vicory.