Written by Tech Expresso Replay, News & TranscriptsJuly 9, 2014August 1, 2014 20 Reasons Why The ‘Race to Innovation’ Is Important (View Comments for More Info) Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... 20 thoughts on “20 Reasons Why The ‘Race to Innovation’ Is Important (View Comments for More Info)” #1 – America’s innovation advantage is fading rapidly; indeed, in a growing number of areas it has already turned into an innovation deficit. Read More in “Innovation Economics” by Robert Atkinson and Stephen Ezell. LikeLike Reply #2 – America is losing its appetite for innovation—or at least for the discipline that produces innovation—at exactly the same time that other countries are gaining theirs. LikeLike Reply #3 – Steve Jobs noted that “innovation is the difference between a leader and a follower,” LikeLike Reply #4 – Because Change is a Given Not a Discussion! And because Technology is the #1 driver of Change in our world today! LikeLike Reply #5 – Because Innovation isn’t something you wait for, it’s something that you do! LikeLike Reply #6 – Because the Road to Success is paved with Technology Innovation LikeLike Reply #7 – Innovation is What Happens When Talented People are Rewarded and Recognized! LikeLike Reply #8 – In society today more people of diverse backgrounds have access to quality higher education that’s fundamentally affordable and thereby allow many more people access to its benefits including acting upon innovative ideas and solutions LikeLike Reply #9 – Innovation is the best way to create new industries, new businesses and ultimately new jobs! LikeLike Reply #10 – Innovation Happens when you love what you do! (When you feel passionate and fulfilled by your work). LikeLike Reply #11 – Innovation is the desire to leave a Legacy for future generations! LikeLike Reply #12 – True Innovation is creating a product for customers didn’t even know they needed. LikeLike Reply #13 – Innovation is a phenomenon not just a strategy LikeLike Reply #14 – Because there are 4.5 billion mobile phones in the world today and by 2016 there will be 1 billion phones in Africa alone. LikeLike Reply #15 – Because Innovation is when strategy meets action! LikeLike Reply #16 – Because thanks to the internet and other technology that are now mainstream are making, global collaboration, partnerships and shared knowledge possible and affordable LikeLike Reply #17 – Because the increase in Innovation is a direct by product of improving the education system and the approach to stimulating young thought leaders and inventors LikeLike Reply #18 – Because of the global access to big data, news and information (24/7), it’s changing the way we Live, Work & Think LikeLike Reply #19 – Without Innovative solutions our problems will get worst at a faster rate. “The rich are getting richer with the advantage of access to the internet information and reaping the rewards of e-commerce and e-business, while the poorer members of society aren’t able to keep up.” LikeLike Reply #20 – The opposite of Innovation is Stagnation. If you are not the creator than you will always be the consumer and employee contributing to someone else’s wealth, profit and dreams. LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.