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!
“Like Michael Phelps in 2008, the new iPhone seems unstoppable. Until suddenly, shockingly, it’s not.”
“This is a classic example of the Attribute Dependency Technique…Apple calls it ‘situational-awareness’ technology.”
“We don’t build services to make money; we make money to build better services.”
“This is a big innovation problem – the right idea at the wrong time is still wrong.”
“Good innovators understand how to celebrate a victory and how to create good publicity. Look no further than Steve Jobs or Christopher Columbus.”
“Engineers fear social media, but shouldn’t.”
“If you post a tweet, just like if you scream it out the window, there is no reasonable expectation of privacy.”
“Let’s not confuse the action (investment in startups) with the desired outcome (innovation)!”
“Competitive intelligence…is legal, ethical, and a professional discipline.”
“So what is premature innovation?”
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!
Mari Anixter is Managing Editor for Innovation Excellence. She is a communications professional living in New Mexico.