"Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way."
"Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow. "
"Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable."
"There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would forever be repeating the same patterns."
(Edward de Bono)
"Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. "
"The creative person is willing to live with ambiguity. He doesn’t need problems solved immediately and can afford to wait for the right ideas"
"The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and throw the bad ones away"
"I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. "
"Networking is marketing. Marketing yourself, marketing your uniqueness, marketing what you stand for."
"If you want to go somewhere it is best to find someone who has already been there."
"Acquiring preemptive knowledge about emerging technologies is the best way to ensure that we have a say in the making of our future"
"Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement."
"Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. "
(Alfred North Whitehead)