If You’re Not Pissing Someone Off, You’re Probably Not Innovating

he editor of the journal Innovations, I’m asked with some regularity, “So, what is innovation anyhow? How would you…?” (eyebrows usually furrow here) “… define it?” Since I don’t particularly enjoy debating definitions, I usually respond by saying: “That’s a difficult question. But one thing is for sure: If you’re not pissing someone off, it’s probably not innovation.”

I like this response because, if it