I'm sure those are just generic talking points and not aimed at anyone in particular

1) The Law of Leadership: Executive level support (Board, CEO and his/her direct reports) is critical for an organization that wants to have innovation at is core. Leadership means talking-the-talk AND walking-the-walk. It means committing (and protecting) resources (time, money, people, equipment) for innovation. How much time does the executive team as a group and individually spend working on innovation? Listening to status reports from others doesn’t count.
More at:

Phil McKinney – On innovation, creativity and ingenuity – The 7 Immutable Laws of Innovation