Midnight Lunch is here!



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My latest book Midnight Lunch is in bookstores and online! Learn how you can begin applying Edison's collaboration process in your teams now.  Read step by step how to:

- Make collaboration thrive
- Reskill teams for the digital age
- Foster dialogue and debate
- Leverage social networks
- Inspire catalysts and leaders
- Propel collaborative innovation

Click on any of the buttons above to purchase Midnight Lunch from your favorite book provider. You can also read reviews of Midnight Lunch, or check out this Slideshare!

Now, your team can experience an actual Midnight Lunch™ session - live. This 3-minute video captures a Midnight Lunch collaboration session in Chicago! (Larger screen version, click here.)

 

First Midnight Lunch™ Lab Opens in Raleigh, NC

It's official! The first Midnight Lunch™ Lab opened on Nov. 5 in Raleigh's Research Triangle Park! This unique collaboration space is designed as a peer to peer space for engineers who want to push the limits of their design and prototyping skills.

Inspired by Edison's own practice of midnight lunch in his world-famous laboratories, the new Midnight Lunch™ Lab serves as a destination for engineering peers and colleagues. Read more here



Midnight Lunch in Fast Company

This Fast Company article on Midnight Lunch highlights how Edison's collaboration process can accelerate innovation in teams today. Learn about all 4 phases of collaboration: Capacity, Context, Coherence, and Complexity.  



Plus...watch this 2-minute Midnight Lunch book trailer capturing highlights of Edison's world-changing collaboration process! (For a larger screen version, click here.)

 

New on Forbes.com:
The First Christmas Lights


Are you grappling with an innovation challenge? Follow my blog on Forbes.com for insights on how  your team can drive innovation success.

My Forbes post this week looks back at the awe and wonder created by Thomas Edison's live demonstration of the world's first Christmas lights. Edison used the demo to introduce America to his newest invention - with a fun twist. Read how massive crowds of onlookers responded - and his competitors as well.  Disruptive Innovation: The First Christmas Lights. 


My posts appear twice each month, focusing on collaboration, and the role of leadership in driving innovation success. Click here to follow me!

Download the Audible.com Version of Midnight Lunch

Now you can share Midnight Lunch with your entire team anywhere in the world! Check out the new audio version on Audible.com, Plus, work with your team on concepts in the book using these free worksheets!  Team members can enhance their collaboration skills by sharing their learning with each other!   

 
 
 

"Inventing the Future, Edison Style"

Sarah Miller Caldicott's TEDx Speech

 

 

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C-Suite Book Club
Check out reviews of Midnight Lunch from these respected bloggers:

Kaihan Krippendorff of Fast Company

Verne Harnish of Fortune.com

Jack Covert of 800CEOread

Julie Anixter, co-founder of the Innovation Excellence comm'y

The Brightidea innovation community

Forbes blogger John Nosta

Culture scout Patricia Martin

 

Build Competitive Advantage Through Edison’s Five Competencies of Innovation™

I work with organizations that want to bring innovation to their center of their business practices so they can drive growth and create relevance. Drawing upon the timeless innovation methods that propelled Edison's success, I offer innovation training programs, workshops, keynote speeches, and live collaboration experiences that:

  • Inspire you to think like an innovator
  • Create a common language for innovation
  • Identify growth platforms for profitable new products and services
  • Create true collaboration
  • Develop creative problem-solving skills

What processes for innovation do you have in place? Contact me to learn how you can begin to Innovate Like Edison starting now.