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Fashion Innovation From Plants

Fashion Innovation From Plants

People have been making clothes from plants for hundreds of years. But evolving fashion innovation from plants proves that there is so much more innovation to be done. Flax and hemp are pretty common ones that have been used throughout history. Ancient Egyptians used...

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Accidental Innovation

Accidental Innovation

One way inventions have come about is by having the inventor accidentally leave something and come back to it. Then the experiment had turned into something else. It's up to a clever and enterprising innovator to take an accidental innovation and turn it into...

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Inventor of the Cassette Tape

Inventor of the Cassette Tape

The inventor of the cassette tape, Lou Ottens, passed away last month at the age of 94. All music lovers owe him a debt of gratitude because if it wasn't for his miniaturizing how we play music we might never have gotten the chance to carry music on the go. Most music...

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Why Futurists Are Not Always Right

Why Futurists Are Not Always Right

Carl Sagan said "You have to know the past to understand the present". As a futurist, I believe you have to know the past to understand the future. History really does repeat itself and gives us a lot of clues to where we are heading. History tells us where we have...

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Nurse Innovators and Inventors

Nurse Innovators and Inventors

Nurses are problem solvers. They are up close and personal with their patients and see them on a daily basis. They are able to notice slight changes in a patient's health since they spend so much time with them. So it makes sense that they would be able to invent...

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What is Innovation?

What is Innovation?

If you ask 10 people "What is innovation?", you might get 10 different answers. As an inventor and innovator, my answer is "Any new idea that adds value". I know that's a little simple and broad. Innovation is putting those ideas into practice, and coming up with a...

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7-11 Innovation

7-11 Innovation

Just because a company is a big chain franchise doesn't mean they can't innovate. That's the case with the convenience store franchise 7-11. I knew when they bought my wrist water bottle product for their stores in Hawaii that they think outside the box. This is the...

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The Future of Medicine

The Future of Medicine

The future of medicine seems to look like a sci-fi movie. In the movie "The Fifth Element" a woman was reconstructed from a scrap of DNA. Genetic information was used with a 3D printer to recreate her. That may seem like a work of fiction, but we are toying with some...

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Innovation for Associations

Innovation for Associations

After researching the association industry for my keynote speech for the .org Innovation Conference, I realized legacy industries like associations need to stay ahead of the curve as much as any other industry. Maybe even more. Just because someone has been in...

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Creativity and Innovation Keynote Speaker

Innovation Keynote Speaker Blog

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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