Quotes from the Masters
On Innovation

"The functions of the executive are innovation and marketing.  How much time do you spend on each?" -- Brian Tracy  

"We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential.  Hence, the remarkable fact that many inventions had their birth as toys." -- Eric Hoffer  

"Become a C.I.O. (Chief Imagination Officer) for yourself, your company and all your clients.  Then hire yourself out as a board of director member for other companies." -– Mark Victor Hansen

"Be creative.  Always seek for faster, newer, better, more efficient ways to resolve the problem or get the job done." -– Brian Tracy  

"Garbage is a great resource in the wrong place lacking someone's imagination to recycle it into everyone's benefit." -– Mark Victor Hansen

"People who drive change are the subjects of great scrutiny." -– Carleton Fiorina  

"Getting outside of the box can not only be fun, it is sometimes necessary for our survival.  That is what survival training is all about.  It disrupts our inner programming, the mentality of going through life on 'auto-pilot' so that we can readily see bright new possibilities heading our way." -- Gail Pursell Elliott  

"Remember that the six most expensive words in business are: 'We've always done it that way.'" -– Catherine DeVrye  

"Simplify, consolidate, and eliminate tasks.  Reengineer your work continuously." -- Brian Tracy

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International