Fortunately, cross-sector collaboration makes it possible for state government to partner with entrepreneurs and innovative thinkers to create win-win relationships—not only benefitting the partners directly involved, but the entire state.
Innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit are present in all sectors: public, private and nonprofit. New ways of doing business, creative problem-solving and inspiring ingenuity exist in pockets with untapped potential for improving our lives, as well as those of our family, friends and neighbors. Solutions that improve quality of life and offer renewed hope are abundant. But, in order to maximize our potential, we first need to recognize that the solutions do not lie with one particular sector or industry.