What Inspires You?

What Inspires You?I’m getting ready to do a series of articles about the importance and role of inspiration in the overall innovation process, and I would love to know the answer to one simple question:

What inspires you?

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Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is a popular innovation speaker, embeds innovation across the organization with innovation training, and builds B2B pull marketing strategies that drive increased revenue, visibility and inbound sales leads. He is currently advising an early-stage fashion startup making jewelry for your hair and is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons. He tweets from @innovate.

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  1. Raffaele Vincenti on November 16, 2012 at 5:22 am

    Hello Braden,

    what inspires me is the enthusiasm I feel when I act to create something new and not yet existing that has the potential to give a remarkable value to the people improving their quality of life, eventually challenging the existing beliefs and the physical/technological limits.

  2. Heath on November 16, 2012 at 5:09 pm

    For me its showing and demonstrating how innovation and new ways of thinking can bring about small or large changes.
    Then seeing them learn and apply it for themselves.

    Also running a few innovation challenges seeing people really think outside the box.

  3. Perhaps unsurprisingly for me Braden, music is my first love, and it will be the last ….

  4. Scott on December 9, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    The universe, kindness, music, self-help audiobooks and TED talks.

  5. Bilal on January 12, 2013 at 12:15 am

    It’s all about you, if you have a good positive attitude your inspired, if you are a person to share your experience & knowledge that inspires you, if you are a Enterpreuner your struggles inspires you, if you are a goal oriented person your new ideas & innovations INSPIRES you most…

    I Believe that every individual has a uniqueness of Inspiring !

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