Innovation Quotes of the Week – July 21, 2013

by Mari Anixter

Innovation Quotes of the Week – July 21, 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.



” EMC employees with diverse (i.e., fragmented) external Twitter networks submit higher quality ideas.”

–  Steve Todd


Membership itself is under scrutiny…Member disruption is an issue.”

Seth Kahan


“Forcing innovators to set a pricing range too early is a cop-out mechanism that neglects customer value and can lead to leaving money on the table.”

Stephan Liozu


“What’s notable about GoldieBlox isn’t just it’s monumental success in filling a crucial gap in the toy market, but it’s humble beginnings.”

Simon Hill


“People are powered by language…yet we don’t use words in ways that respects their gravity.”

Mike Shipulski


“Who do your customers trust more, the CEO or the employee?”

Stuart Sinclair


“We examined the Intermediaries who filter, persuade, and affect User healthcare decisions. We learned some important lessons in this project.”

Kevin Riley


“Where Starbucks innovated by changing the product offering and consumer experience, the Anticafé innovates by reversing the business model.”

Yann Cramer


“You need to boost your company’s innovativeness … if you want the prestige of being a leader or if you are threatened by a disruptive innovation (or want to prepare yourself for the eventuality of a disruptive innovation). Fortunately, there is almost unlimited scope to do so. ”

Jeffrey Baumgartner


Why is it so hard to create another Silicon Valley?”

Greg Satell


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  • Innovation Quotes of the Week – Dec. 16, 2012Mari Anixter is Managing Editor for Innovation Excellence. She is a communications professional, and recently relocated to the Boston area.

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