John Brown of Stryker lived by the mantra, "be one fad behind". Never first to market, and never last to market.
Social media or social business will have another major wave of adoption. Entire industries who follow the "never first" mantra will adopt social and mobile in 2013.
Operational excellence professionals will begin to use social tools as part of their solutions toolkit.
This is part of what makes my work fun, exciting and fulfilling. Embrace change.
Learn more about Stryker's success practices in "Great by Choice" ~Jim Collins.