Relentless Growth Attitude
Leaders in the Silicon Valley inject the
Relentless Growth Attitude into the
firms. "This attitude establishes a context within which
lead by setting direction, creating
securing resources, defining
organization architecture, and ensuring that
The competitive environment in the Valley
"Without it, you don't grow – and in the Valley, if you don't grow, you die.
Relentless growth is a requirement, not a choice."
Surprise To Win:
Too many companies are consumed with what they
have done and where they've been. "In contrast, Silicon Valley companies are
excited about what they haven't done and where they haven't been."
Failure in the Valley is understood to be an integral aspect of the
growth process. "Investors, entrepreneurs, and technologists will readily
abandon a company or technology that looks unlikely to thrive, using what
they have learned to jump-start the next innovation effort.
Failure as a Primary
Vehicle for Success
What makes Silicon Valley so successful as the
engine of high-tech growth is the Darwinian process of
Commentator and author Mike Malone puts it like this, 'Outsiders think of
Silicon Valley as a success, but it is, in truth, a graveyard. Failure is
Silicon Valley's greatest strength. Every failed product or enterprise is a
lesson stored in the collective memory. We don't stigmatize failure, we
admire it. Venture capitalists like to see a little failure in the résumés
"In contrast to traditional firms
where organizational structure defines the framework within which work
occurs, Valley firms use the work to define organization's structure." These
structures are best described as flat, flexible, permeable, and fluid.
"Reorganization is a way of life in the Silicon Valley. Organizations mimic
nature's most adaptive organisms as they constantly reformulate themselves
to meet the latest challenge."
Using Innovation Portfolio
There are four reasons why Silicon Valley
companies use the
Timing of New Initiatives.
The Fun Factor
Do you really want to know what is deep inside,
at the core of Silicon Valley and what makes is tick? "The truth is ... it's
a ball! Hard work combined with hard play – at every level, from executive
down and back up again." People don't only work hard, but also have
a lot of fun at the
same time. And they are not just having fun, but planning it and making it
part of their culture. This is the spirit that truly enables relentless
innovation and creates
Innovation at Plimus
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in
California's Silicon Valley, Plimus regarded as one of the most innovative
and effective business platforms in the world for online sales of digital
products and services. Plimus' thirst for innovation is a key driver in
their clients’ success. They are constantly analyzing and predicting market
trends and are swift to embody new practical features into their product
line to benefit Plimus users...
Attracting People to Challenges and Opportunities...
Innovation Strategies of Silicon Valley Firms...
Deciding If Your
Innovation Portfolio Has Enough Stretch...
Leading Creative People...
Partnering for Auxiliary
Case in Point Intel...