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Fueling Change

Is U.S. business complacent? Mr. Creativity thinks so.

This story appears in the November 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Dubbed "Mr. ," by The Economist, John Kao lives in but travels the globe teaching corporations and governments how to foster . While other nations are massively funding inventive , Kao says has become "the fat, complacent of nations." In his new book Innovation Nation: How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters and What We Can Do to Get It Back, Kao describes how you can reignite your innovative drive.

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