Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 22, 2012


“Comic books had it wrong. It didn’t take a trauma or cosmic rays or a power ring to make a super hero, just the perfect combination of optimism and naivety.”

– From the Movie “Kickass”


“The heart and soul of the company is creativity and innovation.”

– Robert Iger


“Successfully building a strong culture of continuous innovation also represents a huge opportunity for an organization to attract the best talent, to lower costs, to continuously add new revenue streams, and to better achieve competitive separation.”

– Braden Kelley


“The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system.”

– Kevin Kelly


“The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication.”

– Michael Faraday


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About Braden Kelley

Braden Kelley is a Design Thinking, Innovation and Transformation consultant, a popular innovation speaker, workshop leader, and creator of The Change Planning Toolkit™. He is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons and Charting Change from Palgrave Macmillan. Braden has been advising companies since 1996, while living and working in England, Germany, and the United States. Braden is a US Navy veteran and earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Follow him on Twitter and Linkedin.
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