What If We Used Edison's Midnight Lunches?

// Given at WI?02014 on Mar 22, 2014

Looking to her great grand uncle, Sarah Caldicott explains some of the thinking processes Thomas Edison used that could help us think more creatively. Part of this, is how Edison brought his teams together with a "Midnight Lunch". These lunches were informal gatherings where coworkers would learn from each other, think up new ideas, and even sing songs.

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Sarah Caldicott

Innovation Expert

Sarah Miller Caldicott is an innovation process expert. Sarah works with organizations that want to bring innovation to the center of their business practices, driving new levels of growth and relevance. A great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Sarah is a highly sought after content developer and speaker on the subjects of innovation and collaboration. Sarah offers consulting services that enable today's organizations to tap the brilliance of Thomas Edison's Five Competencies of Innovation and his Four Phases of True Collaboration. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Fast Company, and on CNBC as well as PBS. She currently writes on innovation for Forbes.com, and was named a Top 50 Innovation Tweeter in 2013 by InnovationExcellence.com.

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