Thomas Edison’s innovations contributed a whopping 3% of global GDP at the time of his death in 1931. Edison created six multi-billion dollar industries that still exist today, ranging from document duplication to electrical power generation, recorded sound, the storage battery, and the movies. What many people don’t realize is that his innovations were generated through a focused approach to teamwork and collaboration. Authored by Sarah Miller Caldicott, Edison’s great grandniece and an innovation process expert, Midnight Lunch provides an intriguing look at how Edison’s world-changing collaboration methods can strengthen live and virtual teams today. Edison’s four phases of collaboration success offer a simple yet powerful way to deliver outstanding ROI in the digital era. Midnight Lunch reveals:
About the Author
A great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Sarah Miller Caldicott is an innovation process expert and thought leader. Inspired by a family lineage of inventors dating back five generations, she has been engaged in creativity and innovation throughout her life. Sarah spent the first 15 years of her 25-year career as a Marketing executive with Global 100 firms including the Quaker Oats subsidiary of Pepsi, and the Helene Curtis subsidiary of Unilever. As a leader of global innovation teams, Sarah was responsible for major brand launches in the US, Europe, and Asia.