How do good ideas become reality?

How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time, nothing.  Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money to take action. And for those who take action, most are unprepared and thus find themselves spending their valuable time and money on a dream that simply goes astray.

Converting an idea into a reality is never an easy task.

In the following TEDMED talk though leaders in innovation share key steps along the way, from start to scale to exit, to convert an idea into reality.