Stories from the TrenchesInnovation in Action and Inaction

I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail.

—Muriel Strode

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.

—Leonardo da VInci

Though there are many definitions of the word “innovation,” for the most part they share several key characteristics. Most definitions of the term state that an innovation is the introduction of something new. They also generally agree that the “something” that is introduced can be a product, service, process, ...

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