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Rick Boersma

It is possible to build an organization bursting with innovative thinking! Click here for information on Juice Inc.'s Innovation in a Box training program.

Every once in a while, we all need a little lift.

Something that inspires us to see things differently and take positive action.

Here are our top 10 favourite quotes about innovation in the workplace—thoughts from prominent experts that reflect our own beliefs at Juice, and drive what we do.

 

  1. Innovation accelerates and compounds. Each point in front of you is bigger than anything that ever happened.
    — Marc Andreessen, entrepreneur and founder of Netscape
     
  2. Do you know what my favorite renewable fuel is? An ecosystem for innovation.
    — Thomas Friedman, journalist and Pulitzer Prize winning author
     
  3. For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.
    — Margaret Heffernan, entrepreneur, CEO, keynote speaker and writer
     
  4. If you look at history, innovation doesn't come just from giving people incentives; it comes from creating environments where their ideas can connect.
    — Steven Johnson, writer and website creator
     
  5. While leaders spend considerable time and effort trying to envision markets and pushing out innovation, empathy can often generate simple, yet breakthrough ideas.
    — John Gerzema, writer and corporate consultant
     
  6. The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.
    — Dr. Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize winner, chemist/biochemist, peace activist
     
  7. The things we fear most in organizations—fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances—are the primary sources of creativity.
    — Margaret J. Wheatley, organizational behaviour expert
     
  8. You have to train people how to be business innovators. If you don't train them, the quality of the ideas that you get in an innovation marketplace is not likely to be high.
    — Gary Hamel, business strategy expert
     
  9. Innovation and best practices can be sown throughout an organization - but only when they fall on fertile ground.
    — Marcus Buckingham, author, researcher, speaker, consultant
     
  10. Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let's all go exploring.
    — Edith Widder, oceanographer, marine biologist, CEO

Happy innovating!

Want to build an innovative corporate culture, but not sure where to start? Click here to learn about Juice Inc.'s innovation training program, Innovation in a Box!

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