"We should run this country/company like a start-up." How many times have you heard a pundit or a colleague say that?
The intention is noble. It is a suggestion that there should be more creativity, more elbow grease and more 'innovation' applied.
It's true that start-ups are exciting. Start-ups are sexy. We in the media lionise start-ups (this newspaper features a special Start-up of the Day interview every weekday on *The Daily Business Post*).
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