SEATTLE – 20 October, 2013. By Kristiina Hiukka
Last week in Seattle the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) unveiled the Bezos Innovation Center. The Center tangibly demonstrates the innovation power of Seattle. The exhibition space is engrossing, entertaining and very interactive. I love it. It is a fabulous place to spend a day for tourists and Seattleites alike!
Seattle is said to be a hotbed of innovation. After touring the innovation exhibit at MOHAI I do agree. Seattle companies from commercial airplanes and coffee to software, electric toothbrush and online commerce have been born in the gray rain of the Emerald city. Jeff Bezos – the innovator of Amazon – and his wife, author MacKenzie Bezos donated $10 Million for the center. At the opening he said there are three traits that he attributes to an innovator: 1) willingness to fail, 2) willingness to be misunderstood, and 3) childlike curiosity. Continue reading The Mindset for Innovation