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Invention of Silly Putty

Invention of Silly Putty

Invention of Silly Putty Some inventions were created because of a need in the marketplace or a need of the inventor. I invented the wrist water bottle because of my own need for hands-free hydration. But many inventions were the result of accidental innovation. This...

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Will Robots Disrupt Your Job?

Will Robots Disrupt Your Job?

For years we’ve been reading about robots taking over our jobs and controlling human beings. In truth, we can learn to work alongside them. They can take over some of the more repetitious tasks we have to do. So, yes, robots may disrupt your job. Robots disrupt...

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Create an Innovative Culture

Create an Innovative Culture

Create an Innovative Culture Baseball player Yogi Berra once said “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up someplace else”. You can’t expect your company and team to be innovative if you don’t know which direction you’re going in. It’s up to the person in...

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US Patent and Trademark Office

US Patent and Trademark Office

My experience with the US Patent and Trademark Office was overall a good one. I did have to resubmit my product twice for my patent and several times for my trade dress. But that happens to many inventors. It takes an average of 22.5 months for a patent to issue....

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Disruption in Supply Chains

Disruption in Supply Chains

When I first started out as a manufacturer, I had one supplier in the U.S. But I quickly realized that manufacturing in small quantities in the U.S. was not going to work. That is, if I wanted to make any money at all. So I started manufacturing in large volume with a...

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Invention of the Drive-in Theater

Invention of the Drive-in Theater

The drive-in movie theater concept was an old idea that has become a new idea during the Covid-19 pandemic. I always thought the idea was a good one, even with modern theaters and streaming. It's novel and unique. People used to watch silent films at the beach or...

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Future of Transportation

Future of Transportation

Ever since I saw the Jetsons flying around in space, I have anxiously awaited the day when cars could fly. But now that I've lived with the Los Angeles traffic for many years, changing lanes in the sky seems a little more challenging. We have come a long way though....

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Why Diversity is Important for Innovation

Why Diversity is Important for Innovation

My innovation keynote speech for the Proctor and Gamble International Engineering Summit focused on the importance of diversity for innovation. Not just gender diversity, but all kinds of diversity. Diversity of culture, gender, age, race, education, and experience...

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The Continuing Process of Invention

The Continuing Process of Invention

Process of Invention Inventors are problem solvers and are able to spot problems other people miss. This is why people will often say "Why didn't I think of that?" The answer is that they would if they were able to think like an inventor and the process of invention...

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Creative Innovation Group

My goal is to bring you as much value as possible and make you look like a rock star in the eyes of your audience.

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Creative Innovation Group

My goal is to bring you as much value as possible and make you look like a rock star in the eyes of your audience.

Contact Us

11301 Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

(310) 444 - 7788

julie@creativeinnovationgroup.com