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Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success from Thomas Edison's Lab - *NEW* - Order your copy today! (Published by Wiley & Sons)




Learn how Thomas Edison's revolutionary system for collaboration can benefit any team. Edison created multi-billion dollar industries that still exist today. What many people don't realize is that his innovations were generated through focused approaches to teamwork and collaboration.

Authored by Sarah Miller Caldicott, a great grandniece of Thomas Edison and former Global 500 executive, Midnight Lunch provides a step-by-step look at how to apply Edison's collaboration methods to live and virtual teams in our digital era. Edison's four phases of collaboration success offer a simple yet powerful way to see how unique combinations of live and digital resources can multiply results and deliver outstanding ROI now. Midnight Lunch shows you how to:

• Form teams from diverse disciplines, ensuring multiple perspectives and rapid problem-solving

• Mix specialists and generalists on the same team, preventing groupthink and discouraging a culture of "superstars"

• Reskill teams to navigate complexity and develop collective intelligence in the digital era

• Develop questions that yield a completely new context for product development and breakthrough business models

• Bring collaborative work styles to a multi-generational workforce.

Team members from any field can take Midnight Lunch to their project meetings, engage instantly, identify action steps based on the book, and generate high-impact results. Use Midnight Lunch as a step-by-step guidebook on how to lay the foundations for collaboration success today! Order the book now using the buttons at the top of this page!



Innovate Like Edison: The Five-Step System for Breakthrough Business Success
by Michael J. Gelb and Sarah Miller Caldicott


Innovate Like Edison

Thomas Edison set the stage for America’s global innovation success in the 20th century. Now, for the first time ever, Innovate Like Edison reveals Edison’s timeless innovation methods for today's executives. Learn how you can harness your innovation potential, and contribute to the power of innovation teams in the global economy. Innovate Like Edison provides a practical guidebook with the tools and strategies you need to compete and win in fast-changing markets, as well as everyday life. Whether you’re an amateur or an executive, the Five Competencies of Innovation™ revealed in Innovate Like Edison offer an indispensable resource that enables you revamp and revitalize your own creative genius, as well as generate a culture of innovation in your organization.

Sarah Miller Caldicott, a great grandniece of Thomas Edison and former Global 500 executive, researched the book with one of the world’s leading experts on Edison today, Dr. Paul Israel at Rutgers University. Sarah’s ground-breaking research is the first to identify the roots of Edison’s Five Competencies of Innovation™, which together comprise a total view of Edison's innovation methods.  Innovate Like Edison offers executives from any industry a foundational guide to proven innovation success. Written in collaboration with genius-thinking expert Michael J. Gelb, Innovate Like Edison offers today’s readers the means to assess their own innovation strengths, and build these strengths into success at the team, division, or enterprise level. Order your copy of Innovate Like Edison today!
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Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today?



Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today? reveals five breakthrough projects Edison would be working on now.

Thomas Edison received over 1,000 US patents, including the electric light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera. He is considered among the world's most prolific inventors, with a work ethic and vision for the future that helped change the modern world. 

With the advances in technologies that he helped to invent decades ago, just imagine: what would Thomas Edison be doing today?

Author Sarah Miller Caldicott, a great-grandniece of Edison and expert in his methods, sets out to answer just that. Inventing the Future is a well-researched, intriguing look at how Edison would innovate today using new technology, and how modern day thinkers can adapt his proven innovation methods to their advantage. It also includes 7 steps anyone can take to start thinking like an innovator, and offers a hands-on view of how creativity and risk-taking come together to design powerful concepts that create new markets.

Learn the strategies needed to remove innovation barriers, drive the breakthroughs of the future, and change the way you do business. Stimulate your ability to imagine what's possible! Purchase your Edison ebook today for the iPad, Nook, or Kindle. The ebook can also be downloaded to any desktop or laptop computer.
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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.