Accidental Innovation – Super Glue

Accidental Innovation – Super Glue

As an innovation keynote speaker and inventor I often talk about the “aha moment”. This is when it seems as though an idea just comes to you from out of the blue. But there are other ways inventions happen when you’re not looking for them. Many...
Innovation in Meetings and Events – Festivalization

Innovation in Meetings and Events – Festivalization

I just got back from Charlotte, North Carolina where I was the innovation keynote speaker for the NC Festival and Event Association’s Showfest. The conference was packed and it was great to see such a fun and receptive crowd. These were people who took copious...
Why Associations Need to Innovate

Why Associations Need to Innovate

Associations are a legacy business, like newspapers, and the TV industry. And they have all enjoyed many years of success without being challenged…until now.   Early roots of associations could be found in craft guilds, churches, and trading groups. Guilds...