“The things we fear most in organizations – fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances – are the primary sources of creativity.”

~Margaret J. Wheatley, writer and management consultant

You can also find other great innovation/creativity quotes at IDEAWorks®


Roger von Oech, author of the book, A Whack on the Side of the Head, said “It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out of date.” Does this describe you or your working environment? Well, break ‘out of the box’ and start taking innovation seriously

In the article Get Serious about Innovation, it says….”If you’re not innovating, you’re headed for failure.” So, it’s important to be creative and innovative! True, it’s not going to be easy, but it can be done! You can start by changing your mind and always being ready to shift and change strategies, just as we do in everyday life! Click here to see how you can prepare for innovation success!

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