Jumat, 02 Mei 2014

Kutipan-kutipan Inspiratif tentang Inovasi

Albert Einstein
·         To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination.
·         Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
·         Imagination is more important than knowledge.
·         Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.
·         The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
·         Great spirit have often encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
·         If at first the idea is not absurd, then there will be no hope for it.
·         If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
·         Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different result.
·         The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. 

Thomas Alva Edison
·         There's a way to do it better—find it.
·         Anything that won’t sell. I don’t want to invent.
·         Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
·         To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
·         The greatest invention in the world is the mind of a child. 

Steve Jobs
·         Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
·         Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart, we make it by innovation.
·         But innovation comes from people meeting up in the hallways or calling each other at 10.30 at night with a new idea, or because they realized something that shoots holes in how we’ve been thinking about a problem. 

Bill Gates
·         We are in an economic downturn, but in an innovation upturn.
·         Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness.
·         Government will always play a huge part in solving big problems. The set public policy and are uniquely able to provide the resources to make sure solutions reach everyone who needs them. They also fund basic research, which is a crucial component of the innovation that improves life for everyone. 

Peter F. Drucker
·         Innovation is the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for a different business or a different service. It is capable of being presented as a discipline, capable of being learned, capable of being practiced. Entrepreneurs need to search purposefully for the sources of innovation, the changes and their symptoms that indicate opportunities for successful innovation. And they need to know and to apply the principles of successful innovation.
·         Innovation opportunities do not come with the tempest but with the rustling of the breeze.
·         The enterprise that does not innovate ages and declines. And in a period of rapid change such as the present, the decline will be fast.
·         The best way to predict the future is to create it. 

Edward de Bono

·       An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.

·        As competition intensifies, the need for creative thinking increases. It is no longer enough to do the same thing better . . . no longer enough to be efficient and solve problems.

·       There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.

·       Creative thinking is not a talent, it is a skill that can be learnt. It empowers people by adding strength to their natural abilities which improves teamwork, productivity and where appropriate profits.

·       It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all. 

Ralph Waldo Emerson
·         He who would be a man must therefore be a non-conformist.
·         In every work of genius, we recognize our once rejected thoughts.
·         Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. 

Warren Bennis

·        Innovation, by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, and monotonous rehearsals before innovation can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires courageous patience.

·     The organizations of the future will increasingly depend on the creativity of their members to survive. Great Groups offer a new model in which the leader is an equal among Titans. In a truly creative collaboration, work is pleasure, and the only rules and procedures are those that advance the common cause. 

Pablo Picasso
·         God is really another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.
·         To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.
·         Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction. 

Erich Fromm
·         Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
·         I shall become a master in this art only after a great deal of practice.
·         Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born every day; to feel a sense of self. 

George Kneller
·         Creativity, as has been said, consists largely of rearranging what we know in order to find out what we do not know. Hence, to think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.
·         It seems to be one of the paradoxes of creativity that in order to think originally, we must familiarize ourselves with the ideas of others.

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