Word of the Day: Innovate and Innovation

Innovate

 

in-no-vate / ˈinəˌvāt

verb

 

  1. to introduce as new; to make changes in or to an established thing

The enterprise that does not innovate ages and declines.

Peter Drucker, 1909-2005

 

 

Innovation

 

in-no-va-tion / ˌinəˈvāSH(ə)n

noun

 

  1. something brand new

There are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond our reach.

John S. Herrington, 1939-

 

  1. the introduction of new things or methods

Innovation is fostered by information gathered from new connections; from insights gained by journeys into other disciplines or places[…]

Margaret J. Wheatley, 1944-