Innovation Quotes of the Week – September 16, 2012

Innovation Quotes of the Week - September 16, 2012Editors Note: Our Quotes of the Week series has been moved from Sunday morning to Sunday afternoon EST.

This week we continue a featured series of some of our favorite innovation-related quotes. Click on author name for access to the 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!

“Imagineering with data might just be the code-breaker in this economy.”

- Julie Anixter

“The idea is that the steering committee acts as our VC’s and we try to operate as a startup as much as possible.”

-Shomila Malik (Nicolas Bry)

“This question may be similar to the question “what is innovation?”, but it isn’t.”

- Jorge Barba

“We’ve placed common language at the centre of the work mat, because we believe it is the “glue” that connects the rest of the domains.”

- Paul Hobcraft and Jeffrey Phillips

“What do you suppose Steve Jobs would tell him to do?”

- Adam Hartung

“Even after hours of playing it standing, you feel no pain or stress holding it.”

- Christophe Godin (Peter Cook)

“The real question is whether strategic planning should be an annual event. The answer is a resounding NO!”

- Holly Green

“Revolution has value, revolution has purpose — a direction and leaders… We don’t want ‘disruption,’ where we just move things around. We want a direction. We want a purpose.”

- Jack Dorsey (Greg Satell)

If you have never seen this, or are one of 44,000 viewers who has — either way you’ll get more out of it the second, third, or fourth time.  It’s so much funnier and smarter than most…yes it’s been around for a while and there’s a reason it comes back:

“Change Drivers – Bronze Age Orientation Day”

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What are some of your favorite innovation quotes?

Add one or more to the comments, listing the quote and who said it, and we will share the best of the submissions as future Innovation Quotes of the Week!

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Mari AnixterMari Anixter is Managing Editor for Innovation Excellence. She is a communications professional living in New Mexico.

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