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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 3, 2012


“In some cases, inventions prohibit innovation because we’re so caught up in playing with the technology, we forget about the fact that it was supposed to be important.”

– Dean Kamen


“I’m of the opinion that all people are creative, in their own way… I believe that all people excel at one of Nine Innovation Roles, and that when organizations put the right people in the right innovation roles, that your innovation speed and capacity will increase.”

– Braden Kelley


“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

– Albert Einstein


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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 30, 2012


“Albert Einstein wrote, ‘Everybody is a genius! But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid!’
We are all capable of doing one thing better than any other person alive at this time in history!”

– Matthew Kelly


“In order for innovation to reliably happen at every level of the organization, it will be extremely useful for all members to have access to the voice of the customer.”

– Braden Kelley


“Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.”

– J.K. Rowling


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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 29, 2012


“If you go into a bar in most places in America and even say the word poetry, you’ll probably get beaten up. But poetry is a really strong, beautiful form to me, and a lot of innovation in language comes from poetry.”

– Jim Jarmusch


“One of the ways that you can attract people to your innovation efforts is to leverage the power of passion. Seek to identify what people are passionate about when it comes to your company or your products. Passion can be extremely contagious.”

– Braden Kelley


“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

– Albert Einstein


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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 25, 2012


“Figure out how to take risks that keep you in the game even if you fail.”

– Seth Godin


“Over the last couple of decades, companies have increasingly found that employees who pursue what they do with passion will outperform an employee with a gun to their head every time.”

– Braden Kelley


“Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”

– Albert Einstein


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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 23, 2012


“Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”

– From the movie ‘Meet the Robinsons’


“I have a relationship with the IRS, but I don’t have conversations with them. Value comes not from relationships but from conversations. Lifetime value only exists if you have an on-going, two-way conversation with your customers.”

– Braden Kelley


“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

– Albert Einstein


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