The Ability to Make Boring Things Interesting

The Ability to Make Boring Things Interesting

I’ve never understood the concept of being bored. As an inventor and innovator that’s not even in my vocabulary. Inventors are infinitely curious about the world around them. So even the topics that might seem boring are interesting to a person with...
Fads – Group Think Gone Wild

Fads – Group Think Gone Wild

Fads tend to get a bad rap because their popularity may not have anything to do with the value of the item or the craze, but rather rely on group think. Good examples are Hula Hoops, Pet Rocks, Lava Lamps, the Slinky and Beanie Babies. Pet Rocks and Beanie Babies...
What Type of Innovator Are You?

What Type of Innovator Are You?

What type of innovator are you? In 1962 the book “Diffusions of Innovations” came out. It was a phrase coined by communications professor Everett Rogers to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology is spread through cultures. Rogers...
The Innovator Behind “A Christmas Carol”

The Innovator Behind “A Christmas Carol”

The story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley has withstood the test of time since 1843. The classic novella written by Charles Dickens, a Christmas innovator, cuts to the heart of even the most jaded, and brings a ray of hope...