Innovation Quotes of the Week – July 29, 2012

by Mari Anixter

Innovation Quotes of the Week - July 29, 2012This week we continue a featured series of some of our favorite innovation-related quotes. Click on author name for access to their article. And, please contribute your favorite innovation quotes in the comments and we’ll feature the best submissions in next week’s Innovation Quotes of the Week!


“Microcontrollers and Twitter are stimulating a new class of consumer interaction that business needs to pay attention to.”

Donna Sturgess


“Given the current conditions, any business that isn’t doing something about its creativity is asking for trouble.”

Brian Clegg interview with Peter Cook


“Perhaps harder than branding is re-branding.”

Drew Boyd


“It is rare to see innovation successfully delivered to market by only one corporate function.”

Kevin McFarthing


“The organization will kill an innovation’s incubation and growth for many different reasons if not led with a purpose.”

Roy Luebke


“The Intellectual Property Exchange International Inc., is the world’s first financial exchange focused solely on intellectual property rights.”

Robert F. Brands


“Her methods and strategy were so successful that Tupperware became a household name, with sales soaring up to $100 million in late 1950s.”

Roobini Aruleswaran


“If you’re looking for some new and radical ideas, you may just want to put that ‘staycation’ on hold, and board the next plane to somewhere else.

Matthew E. May


“It’s a real problem if every product requires another log-in or user profile…’We want single sign-on’–it’s the biggest complaint.”

Joe Fuller, CIO at Dominion


“If half of the people working for you aren’t weird, you’re in trouble.”

Tom Peters


“The fact that Nissan decided to move from innovation being something that is democratic, to something that is exciting, is an interesting shift.”

Braden Kelley


“It’s not about the software. It’s about the relationships.”

Steve Todd


What are some of your favorite innovation quotes?

Add one or more to the comments, listing the quote and who said it, and we will share the best of the submissions as future Innovation Quotes of the Week!

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Mari AnixterMari Anixter is Managing Editor for Innovation Excellence. She is a communications professional living in New Mexico.

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  1. Well done! Thank you for this…

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