Stealing or Borrowing both Work 0

Does Innovation have to be that tough? Picasso said, “Good artist copy,  Great artist steal.  What do you think?

Austin Kleon’s talk Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative is a creative manifesto based on 10 things he wish he’d heard when he was starting out. Austin is a writer and artist. He’s the author of Newspaper Blackout, a best-selling book of poetry made by redacting newspaper articles with a permanent marker. Austin’s talk was delivered as part of the TEDxKC presentation of TEDxChange.

Along the same line is a book Borrowing Brilliance: The Six Steps to Business Innovation by Building on the Ideas of Others that I blogged about several years ago, A Look at Innovation from a Different Angle.