Innovation Quotes of the Week – July 14, 2013

by Mari Anixter

Innovation Quotes of the Week – July 14, 2013 This week we continue a featured series of some of our favorite innovation-related quotes. Click on author name to link 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.

” We are looking for partners that have a great food ingredient innovation that matches our scope and who are looking to take this to the next level by working with a global player.”

–  Dr. John Stewart, Director of Open Innovation, Tate & Lyle

“I come home in the evening and say to my wife: I don’t have time to die, I’m too busy!

Ludwik Leibler, author of 47 patents

“A new open innovation trend has begun to take hold.”

Greg Satell

“What’s the Next Big Thing after Open Innovation? The paradigm shift has just begun.”

Stefan Lindegaard

“Innovation at Intuit is systematic. Yet we afford our employees the autonomy to tap into their own passions to delight customers and grow the company. Innovation at Intuit is the intersection of customer, technology and business insights.”

Suzanne Pellican,  Director, Design for Delight and Innovation Catalysts

“Kane has been redefining the way they do business for years now, and they have always sourced genius throughout their organization.”

Jessica Day

“Change one word — ‘right’ to ‘artfully’ — and the view of work as art is not the far reach it may appear to be.”

Matthew May

“Companies tend to make a lot of mistakes that stall innovation. Here’s three of the worst and how to avoid them.”

Holly G. Green

“If you left it to others to be creative, much wouldn’t get done, and you would be left out of the new economy.”

David B. Goldstein

“There are at least two strong indications that an optimal balance of exploration and exploitation pays off in financial terms.”

Ralph Ohr and Frank Mattes

“3D printing is a hot topic in China.  The buzzword on everyone’s lips all week was “new industrial revolution.”

Melba Kurman

“The Hult Prize has become a ‘Noble Prize of the b school arena,’ recognized by U.S. President Bill Clinton and Time Magazine as one of the top five ideas changing the world.”

Guy Viner, GRASP

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Mari Anixter is Managing Editor for Innovation Excellence. She is a communications professional, and recently relocated to the Boston area.

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  1. if your employees can’t collaborate across the hall, how would you expect them being successful in collaborating across the company’s wall? – See more at:

  2. Sure this one has been shown before – but its one I like to remind myself off “Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds” – Albert Einstein

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