Innovation Quotes of the Week – August 12, 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!


“32 million users a month…2nd only to Facebook…what is the innovative engine driving the Pinterest? And how do you monetize it?”

Patrick MeyerFeature of the Week


“Technological innovation should be for the benefit of the many not a route to unemployment benefits.”

Peter Doyle


“It is no secret that millennials are responsible for a shift in the way companies operate.”

Harrison Kratz


“Innovation demands exploiting limits, not ignoring or lamenting them!”

Matthew May


“Mobile research allows the issues and insights to unfold, even when the consumer is unaware.”

Drew Boyd


“It’s good not to have the barrier to innovation the definition of innovation.”

LeAnna Carey


“Most folks miss the fact that we are several years into a sensor-based technological revolution.”

Bruce Kasanoff


“Rules of engagement for “glocalization” don’t apply in a reverse innovation environment.”

Steve Todd


“Not Invented Here (NIH) is ever-present and misunderstood.”

Mike Shipulski


“Want to increase your internal clockspeed to match the market?  Want more innovation?”

Jeffrey Phillips


“The toughest bit in innovation is turning the corner between diverging and converging.”

Alan South with Peter Cook


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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