Innovation Quotes of the Week – September 15, 2013

by Mari Anixter

Innovation Quotes of the Week – September 15, 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.

“All artists take ideas from the world around them but few spread the net so wide, or create something so new with what they find.”

Richard Hughes-Jones reporting from the David Bowie exhibition

“Why would someone not from the healthcare space make such a bold move? … to impact millions and save the healthcare system.”

LeAnna J. Carey

“The linear age is rapidly transitioning to the exponential age.”

John Sutherland

“Companies are like brains. By looking at the way the brain functions, we can gain important insights that can be applied to innovation in the business world.”

Alexandra Frischen

“The simple truth is that business innovation is about value, not gadgetry.”

Matthew E May

It is embarrassing that the United States is so far behind the rest of the world when it comes to mCommerce.”

Braden Kelley

“It takes courage to run innovation projects that create products that do less, but that’s what has to happen.”

Mike Shipulski

In order to encourage governments to innovate, local authorities must give staff the freedom to fail and dispense with blame culture.”

Simon Hill on Steven Howell, Senior Policy and Communications Office at Localis

“Corporate innovation teams are often the definition of insanity.”

Jeffrey Phillips

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Innovation Quotes of the Week – August 25, 2013Mari Anixter is Managing Editor for Innovation Excellence. She is a communications professional living in the Boston area.

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