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

To Stay Innovative, Do These 3 Things: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

To Stay Innovative, Do These 3 Things: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Mike Rowe, host of Dirty Jobs, and startup CEOs share their techniques for flexing innovative muscle.
Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings

Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings

Two entrepreneurs are singing the praises of cricket-based protein bars.
How a Data-Driven Meal Delivery Service Cooks Up Exactly What Customers Want

How a Data-Driven Meal Delivery Service Cooks Up Exactly What Customers Want

With help from some San Francisco-based software, Munchery can track customers' order histories and preferences. The results taste like success.
How Product Hunt Rose to the Top

How Product Hunt Rose to the Top

The website attracts hundreds of thousands of readers monthly. Find out why.
Meet Y Combinator's Bold Whiz Kid Boss

Meet Y Combinator's Bold Whiz Kid Boss

Sam Altman is redefining the venture capital firm's identity and making bold moves. After one year on the job, has his strategy paid off?
7 Tips for Getting Your Team to Think More Creatively

7 Tips for Getting Your Team to Think More Creatively

The pros share what works for them. Read and learn.
How This Digital Agency Is Cashing In on a New Kind of Celebrity Endorsement

How This Digital Agency Is Cashing In on a New Kind of Celebrity Endorsement

TheAudience is connecting brands and customers across social media platforms via influencers.
Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

Here's What Futurist Ray Kurzweil Is Ingesting in His Bid to Live Forever

His diet apparently consists of berries, smoked salmon, dark chocolate and a lot of pills.
Design to Inspire (Infographic)

Design to Inspire (Infographic)

Change your surroundings to change your thinking.
21 Ways to Get Inspired (Infographic)

21 Ways to Get Inspired (Infographic)

Save this infographic for times when your muse could use a little boost.
Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights

Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights

Elevated Element combines unmanned technology and photography, and sales are soaring.
6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015

6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015

Just remember -- you read about them here first.
4 Key Principles to Keep on Track and Sustain Focus

4 Key Principles to Keep on Track and Sustain Focus

Coming up with the idea is the easy part. An entrepreneur needs to carry through on delivering the product or service.
The Innovations Our Innovators Want

The Innovations Our Innovators Want

Efficiency in all its various forms tops the list for problems our panelists wish would be solved.
The 'Move the Needle' Industries for 2015 and Beyond

The 'Move the Needle' Industries for 2015 and Beyond

Our panel of experts discuss which industries will see the greatest change in the years ahead.
Create Side-Hustle Income by Teaching What You Already Know

Create Side-Hustle Income by Teaching What You Already Know

Do you aspire to earn more than your current salary? It can be easier than you think. Share your wisdom in a course.
The Forces That Could Drive Innovation in 2015

The Forces That Could Drive Innovation in 2015

Our innovation panel reveals the forces that will drive change in the year ahead.
How Seniors Are the Future

How Seniors Are the Future

Look to demographics when determining potential business opportunities.
3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

These executives have what it takes to run a run a network of businesses. If you don't know about them, you will.
Looking Ahead: The Problems Technology Hasn't Solved Yet

Looking Ahead: The Problems Technology Hasn't Solved Yet

Our panel of innovation experts discuss the opportunities ahead in fields such as medicine.
Vinyl Records Are Having a Moment

Vinyl Records Are Having a Moment

A 65-year-old record-pressing plant settles into a growth groove.
Famous Failures Who Will Inspire You

Famous Failures Who Will Inspire You

Jake Ducey's new book, Purpose Principles, is chock-full of examples of high achievers who persisted despite overwhelming tough odds.
How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself.

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