We celebrate and encourage innovation and those who innovate.

Innovators push the boundaries of the known world. They're change agents who are relentless in making things happen and bringing ideas to execution.

In many ways, innovation is key to your success no matter what your business is. The minute you stop innovating is the minute you become mediocre.

The Innovators

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Innovator Wisdom

Chase the vision not the money.
Tony Hsieh
Tony Hsieh,
CEO of Zappos.com
Don't overthink it. "Sometimes you just have to get it done."
Rick Alden
Jeff Curran,
founder and CEO of Curran Catalog, a home furnishings company
We don't spend much time regretting the past, and we don't let mistakes or failures get to us.
Sir Richard Branson
Sir Richard Branson,
founder of Virgin Group
Find people you can't do without. "Getting the right crew is the secret to our success."
Rick Alden
Rick Alden,
Skullcandy founder
Realize what your values are and then follow through.
Craig Newmark
Craig Newmark,
Craigslist founder
Be a maker. "Learn how to do something with your hands. Innovation comes with learning how things work."
Scott Hamlin
Scott Hamlin,
co-founder of upcycled clothing and accessories maker Looptworks

Innovator Feed

Why Corporate Businesses Should Adopt a Startup Mentality

Why Corporate Businesses Should Adopt a Startup Mentality

More people are developing an appetite for entrepreneurship. They like the idea of being their own boss and are taking things into their own hands. Big companies can learn from this.
Be Like Google, Facebook and Apple, and Craft a Company Mantra to Live By

Be Like Google, Facebook and Apple, and Craft a Company Mantra to Live By

Why and how you should form a short sentence that can serve you as you build and grow your business.
Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana

Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana

Legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado, and potentially several more states soon, has created a multi-billion industry requiring sophisticated technology.
When Innovation Means Playing God

When Innovation Means Playing God

Innovation is creation, and that has consequences. We need to understand that.
Failure Is Not an Option. It’s Required.

Failure Is Not an Option. It’s Required.

A CEO explains the best way to react when a team member makes a mistake.
Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is Humanity's 'Biggest Existential Threat'

Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is Humanity's 'Biggest Existential Threat'

It's like 'summoning the demon,' the Tesla and SpaceX CEO recently warned.
Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships

Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships

To resolve conflicts with business partners, try humor, debate and when necessary, a strong drink.
Google Co-Founder Larry Page to Step Back From Duties to Focus on 'Bigger Picture'

Google Co-Founder Larry Page to Step Back From Duties to Focus on 'Bigger Picture'

Sundar Pichai will now oversee products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising and infrastructure.
To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters

To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters

Popular wisdom says your sphere of influence -- your communications and social network -- should be big. Popular wisdom is wrong.
The 25 Best Workplaces in the World

The 25 Best Workplaces in the World

Google, SAS Institute, NetApp, W.L. Gore & Associates and Belcorp round out the top 5.
'Give People What They Need': Why Russell Simmons Is Going All Digital

'Give People What They Need': Why Russell Simmons Is Going All Digital

This mogul launched hip-hop's biggest entertainers of the past thirty years and has a new plan to discover the next generation of MCs and lyricists.
It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!

Fasten your seat belts and forget about tray tables. This driving-flying machine is ready for takeoff.
Stuck? 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Gain a Fresh Perspective.

Stuck? 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Gain a Fresh Perspective.

For those struggling to innovate, here are five ways entrepreneurs can start identifying new ideas that can rapidly accelerate their business.
22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter

22 Brilliant Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter

If you've been following the same people on Twitter for the last five years, you're probably missing out.
Are You a Coyote or a Roadrunner?

Are You a Coyote or a Roadrunner?

This is an era when time, place, secrecy, size and order are no longer relevant, when customers expect personalized outcomes delivered by passionate, agile and responsive employees.
Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming

Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming

Where the gap between the digital and the real starts to blur.
Federal Court Shuts Down Aereo's Final Argument to Save Itself

Federal Court Shuts Down Aereo's Final Argument to Save Itself

The live TV-streaming service will have to continue its fight at the district level.
3 Problems That Became Opportunities to Change the World

3 Problems That Became Opportunities to Change the World

Roadblocks can be a vision to a better world if you change your perception.
Barbie Has More LinkedIn Followers Than You

Barbie Has More LinkedIn Followers Than You

The iconic doll has joined the career networking site, breaking barriers for fictional characters everywhere.
Got a Career or Business Question? Ask Barbie.

Got a Career or Business Question? Ask Barbie.

The world’s most business-savvy doll shares advice with the help of real-world female CEOs in a Twitter chat today.
Google Glass Gets a High-Fashion Makeover, Still Looks Geeky

Google Glass Gets a High-Fashion Makeover, Still Looks Geeky

The tech company unveiled a range of headsets created in collaboration with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, which will go on sale June 23.
This Luxe Smartphone Could Be Yours for $10,000

This Luxe Smartphone Could Be Yours for $10,000

High-end mobile phone company Vertu's new smartphone comes with a 24-hour global concierge service.
Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It

Blockchain.info CEO: In the Future, You'll Use Bitcoin Without Even Knowing It

Nicolas Cary discusses how you could benefit from the burgeoning Bitcoin economy, even if you don't own a single BTC.
7 Tips for a Smooth Start to Manufacturing

7 Tips for a Smooth Start to Manufacturing

To avoid the pitfalls between prototype and real product, take it slow and know who you are trusting to manufacture your product.

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