"2017 Most Innovative Companies"
"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
In this special report on the World's Most Innovative Companies, there are plenty of examples to make you a believer. The Fast Company staff has spent many months gathering and analyzing data. To generate our list of the 50 Most Innovative Companies—and the accompanying top 10 companies in various sectors—we assessed thousands of enterprises. From all that work, I've pulled out 12 rising trends. Risk of failure and collapse are always with us. But the culture of innovation across the globe is more robust than ever. The Fast Company team think that's worth celebrating.
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Why are some companies able to create and sustain a high innovation while others don’t?
"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."
Announcing the 2017 World's 50 Most Innovative Companies—from @Snap to @Glossier #FCMostInnovative https://t.co/FCIXTrYzaI pic.twitter.com/HVQS89WwGs— Fast Company (@FastCompany) February 13, 2017
Without the playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet
come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of imagination is
— Carl Jung
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."
— Albert Einstein
This year’s list offers a brand-new slate of forward-looking ideas, from Amazon to Snap, Open Whisper Systems to Orbital Insight. Here are 10 observations about the current state of the innovation economy:
10 lessons of innovation for 2017 https://t.co/cExkZIgvA5 #FCMostInnovative pic.twitter.com/8ZTNj6aVEB— Fast Company (@FastCompany) February 13, 2017
"To be creative you have to contribute something different from what you've done before. Your results need not be original to the world; few results truly meet that criterion. In fact, most results are built on the work of others."
— Lynne C. Levesque, Breakthrough Creativity
Here's what makes @Amazon the most innovative company of 2017 https://t.co/WbHqWhsBhM #FCMostInnovative— Fast Company (@FastCompany) February 13, 2017
"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking, and don’t settle. As wit"
There has been opposition to every innovation in the history of man, with the possible exception of the sword.
"Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found."
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas. -Dr. Linus Pauling
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