Category Archives: Quotes

Back End of Innovation Wrapup

I had the opportunity to speak at the Back End of Innovation (BEI) Conference recently in Silicon Valley. There was a good roster of thought leader and innovation practitioner speakers and before my speech I attended several of the other … Continue reading

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Innovation Quote of the Day – August 9, 2012

“Creativity is an input to innovation and change is the output from innovation.” – Braden Kelley

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Innovation Quote of the Day – August 7, 2012

“Anything is possible, but not always probable. Innovators increase the probability of the impossible.” – Braden Kelley

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Three Social Media and Innovation Quotes

“Social media serves an incredibly important role in innovation. Social media functions as the glue to stick together incomplete knowledge, incomplete ideas, incomplete teams, and incomplete skillsets.” – Braden Kelley “Social media can help ideas grow and thrive that would … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 9, 2012

“The real challenge, therefore, is to turn innovation from a buzzword into a systemic and widely distributed capability. It has to be woven into the everyday fabric of the company just like any other organizational capability, such as quality, or … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 8, 2012

“The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting. The cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament.” – Steve Jobs “The biggest danger to the cause of advancing innovation when it comes to the engineering and … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 7, 2012

“It’s not that it isn’t happening; we see innovation all around us. But it strikes me that actual innovations are not as widely or evenly distributed as innovation initiatives are. It’s not that companies don’t want to innovate. It’s that … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 6, 2012

“It isn’t the incompetent who destroy an organization. The incompetent never get in a position to destroy it. It is those who achieved something and want to rest upon their achievements who are forever clogging things up.” – F.M. Young … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 5, 2012

“Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – June 4, 2012

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” – Sir Ken Robinson “Innovation is about change. Companies that successfully innovate in a repeatable fashion have one thing in common – they are good at … Continue reading

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