Stephen Hawking once said that “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” In an era where continual innovation is the prescription for growth, too many businesses still believe that yesterday’s strategies will answer today’s challenges. Times like these will define even the greatest of companies, and only the ones who can harness their ‘hidden gold’ will win. According to business strategist, Neil Smith, the ingenuity of employees represents the key to unlocking breakthrough thinking. In his book – How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things – Neil identifies the 8 hidden barriers that will infect your business. Here’s how to avoid them…..