You kids get off my lawn! And Other Things Old Marketers Say | Tara Hunt. Contrarians. They’re trouble. At least they’re trouble in structured organizations. They are the “But maybes” in your “Of courses!” They come up with exceptions to your rules.
It’s hard for businesses to find a place for contrarians. But, when they do find their place, the results can be incredible. Think Steve Jobs: He was kicked out of the company he founded before returning to it at a desperate hour.