Broken Business Models and Bailouts

March 02, 2009

Whenever a trade association raises the barricades and tries to lobby their way into maintaining the status quo, they are doing their members a disservice. Instead of spending time and insight and effort reinventing what they do and organizing for a better future, the members are lulled into a sense of security that somehow, somehow, the future will be just like today.

Seth Godin in Beware of trade guilds maintaining the status quo

Does this sound like any large scientific/professional organizations you know?