"The best way to predict the future is to
"Creativity is thinking up new things.
Innovation is doing new things."
"Something new is not innovation if it does not
to value addition."
"Innovation is the
whim of an elite before it becomes a need of the public."
Ludwig von Mises
"The creation of something
new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from
inner necessity. The
creative mind plays with the objects
"We know where most of the creativity, the
innovation, the stuff that drives
productivity lies – in the minds of those
closest to the work."
"Ideas are the beginning
points of all
"All new ideas begin in a
non-conforming mind that
questions some tenet of the conventional wisdom." –
"Past success stories are
generally not applicable to new situations. We must
ourselves, responding to changing times with innovative
new business models." –
"Never before in history
innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time."
"Just as energy is the
basis of life itself, and
ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the
vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress."
"Some men look at things
the way they are and ask why? I dream of things that are not and
ask why not?"
"The great accomplishments
of man have resulted from the
transmission of ideas and
Thomas J. Watson
"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."
Milestones completed and future plans
"There's a way to do
it better –
"A person who can create
ideas worthy of note is a person who has
learned much from others."
"Before you discover,
you must explore."
"Discovery consists of
seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought."
"Every act of creation
is first of all an act of destruction."
rid ourselves of traditional thinking we can get on with creating the future."
following the rules.
succeed by breaking the rules."
"You can't do
carpentry, you know, if you only have a saw, or only a hammer, or you never
heard of a pair of pliers. It's
when you put all those tools into one kit that
"There ain't no rules
around here. We're trying to accomplish something!"
"The most important
thing is not to stop questioning."
"The ability to
innovate is only as good as how one can accept changes and take risks."
Franco Paolo Liu Eisma
"Innovation is not the
product of logical thought, although the result is tied to
"To turn really
interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into
a company that can continue to
innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines."
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