It can be scary to put your idea out there—but it also can be incredibly fruitful. Crowdsourcing is a proven technique when it comes to innovation.
And I can even back that up with some statistics:
Why not leverage a pool of smart and diverse employees and get a different perspective on an issue that's been challenging your business?
Plenty of companies use this approach to innovation within their organizations. Don't believe me? Check out this article from the Harvard Business Review.