Vadim Kotelnikov on innovation

Innovation is never about just one idea however great it is.

It's a chain reaction of ideas

inspired by experimentations and market learning >>>

Vadim
Kotelnikov

1000ventures

Woody Allen on innovation

Right now it's only a notion,

but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept,

and later turn it into an idea.  >>>

Woody Allen

Film Director

 

 

 

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Author

Company

The idea flow from the human spirit is absolutely unlimited. All you have to do is tap into that well.

Jack Welch

GE

The operative assumption today is that someone, somewhere, has a better idea; and the operative compulsion is to find out who has that better idea, learn it and put into action fast.

Jack Welch

GE

It's essential to build a culture where there's no such thing as a bad idea... More

Nolan Bushnell

uWink

We have this great internal list where people post new ideas and everyone can go on and see them. It's like a voting pool where you can say how good or bad you think an idea is. Those comments lead to new ideas.

Marissa Mayer

Google

If you go through life convinced that your way is always best, all the new ideas in the world will pass you by.

Akio Morita

Sony

Large numbers of small ideas allow an organization to reach levels of performance that are otherwise unachievable. Without them, it is impossible to attain excellence.

Alan Robinson and Dean Schroeder

Ideas Are Free

A person who can create ideas worthy of note is a person who has learned much from others.

Konosuke Matsushita

Panasonic

All ideas must have passionate advocates behind them -- people who understand that business improvement initiatives are vital to a company's success. These idea practitioners are the critical links between ideas and action.

Thomas Davenport,

Babson College

So when a good idea comes, you know, part of my job is to move it around, just see what different people think, get people talking about it, argue with people about it, get ideas moving among that group of 100 people, get different people together to explore different aspects of it quietly, and, you know just explore things... More

Steve Jobs

Apple

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.

Linus Pauling

Nobel Prize winner

Make brainstorming a religion. The buzz of a good brainstormer can infect a team with optimism and sense of opportunity that can carry it through the darkest and most pressure-tinged stages of the project.

Tom Kelley

IDEO

I also stress the importance of getting something out there, even if the product isn't 100% of what we envisioned. Researchers always want to go for that last 2% of performance, but I have to remind them that it's better to get a sufficient solution out fast and then continue to enhance it.

Mark Dean

IBM

Give up control and give it away, ... The more you give your idea away, the more your company is going to be worth... More

Seth Godin

Squidoo

People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.

David H. Comins

Oxford

It is one thing to have a great idea it is another to bring it to life. For innovation to thrive you need an ecosystem that can transform an idea into something truly meaningful.

Ben Verwaayen

Alcatel-Lucent

In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman.

David Ogilvy

The Ogilvy Group

 

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