Innovation Quotes by Vadim Kotelnikov, founder of 1000ventures - personal logo Vadim Kotelnikov

Innovation is actually a very simple phenomenon. Innovation is about Love: do what you love to do, and love your customers.

'1+1=2' is the arithmetics of followers. The arithmetics of disruptive innovators is '1+1=11'. >>>

Innovation recipe: 1% of Invention + 99% of Entrepreneurial Action.

When you ask searching questions, you innovate forward.
When you have answers, you stagnate.  >>>

Managers succeed by following the rules. Innovators succeed by breaking the rules>> 

Great Innovation Quotes: Innovators succeed by breaking rules, Vadim Kotelnikov





Innovation Quotes by Other Authors



Once we rid ourselves of traditional thinking we can get on with creating the future.

James Bertrand

If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.

Woody Allen

Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.

Malcolm Muggeridge

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.

Pablo Picasso

Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.

Theodore Levitt

If I had asked the public what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.

Henry Ford

We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies in the minds of those closest to the work.

Jack Welch

I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work.

Thomas Edison

You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.

Steve Jobs

Innovation distinguishes a leader from a follower.

Steve Jobs

Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure.

Albert Einstein

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Innovation is the lifeblood of an organization. Knowing how to lead and work with creative people requires knowledge and action that often goes against the typical organizational structure. Protect unusual people from bureaucracy and legalism typical of organizations.

Max DePree

What we want to be is something completely new. There is no physical analog for what Amazon.com is becoming.

Jeff Bezos




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