From Fast­Com­pany: Can their creativity win big in the busi­ness world? ABC fired its program­ming chief for green-lighting Lost. Howard Schultz shrugged off the Star­bucks worker who first pitched a blended-coffee drink. For most busi­ness­people, real­izing any creative vision — while addressing concerns about scale, tradi­tion, and prof­itability — is a Herculean task. Here, 10 bold thinkers tell us how they pulled it off (or tried to), and the lessons they learned along the way. · Go to The disrupters: Working outside the busi­ness norm →