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Ideas are everywhere. Even outside your market — media, customers, suppliers, competitors, or employees are potential sources. Tap into your sources to crowd outsource innovation. This article lists 21 ways that companies employ to be more innovative.

1. Fear of the unknown

Employees and managers can fear innovation due to the unknown.

As a leader, it’s your job to remove these fears.

Implementing innovation through strategic planning, policy, culture, attitude, or incentives can improve a company’s innovativeness. Mission statements