The following commentary comes from an independent investor or market observer as part of TheStreet's guest contributor program, which is separate from the company's news coverage.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Mavericks rarely follow the status quo. In this tumultuous and uncertain economy, a business thrives when fresh voices are heard and dynamic ideas are cross-pollinated. A work culture that promotes innovation and risks failure is essential. Q: As the boss of a start-up, I am trying to instill creativity and originality among my employees. Any principles that you think are essential? Good luck, my friend! The challenges of this economy are extraordinary. You have tremendous guts and I respect that.
|A work culture that promotes innovation and risks failure is essential.|