Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Innovators quotes

Here are some fantastic quotes by some of the biggest businesses in the world on the subject of innovation! Have a read through they are very aspiring!

We are always saying to our self.. we have to innovate.  We’ve got to come up with that breakthrough. (Bill Gates, Microsoft)

Microsoft – takes the view that it is always two years away from extinction!

Only the paranoid survive! ( Andy Groves, Intel)

Innovation is the successful exploitation of new ideas. ( Innovation Unit, UK Department of Trade and Industry, 2004)

“Innovation is the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or service. It is capable of being presented as a discipline, capable of being practised.”(Peter Drucker, 1985, Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

“An innovative business is one which lives and breathes ‘outside the box’. It is not just good ideas, it is a combination of good ideas, motivated staff and an instinctive understand of what your customer wants.” ( Richard Branson – DTI Innovation lecture – 1998)

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

You can’t solve a problem on the same level that it was created. You have to rise above it to the next level.” –Albert Einstein

 “The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow” (Rupert Murdoch).


 Drucker.P, (1985), Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Harper & Row, New York

The seed of apples innovation (2004) , [Online] Available from: Date accessed: 18/1/2012

Van Wulfen G (2011), Innovation management, , [Online ]Available from: Date Accessed: 18/1/2012
Ditkoff M, (2010), Innovation excellence, , [Online] Available from, Date Accessed: 18/1/2012

Quotations book, , [Online] Available from  Date Accessed: 18/1/2012

Voices reloaded, , [Online]Available from Date Accessed: 18/1/2012

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