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Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success from Thomas Edison’s Lab
April 17, 2013
About the Author – Sarah Miller Caldicott is a great-grandniece of Thomas Edison, and a seasoned executive with years of hands-onexperience driving growth in new and existing businesses. Coauthor of Innovate Like Edison, a groundbreaking book on Thomas Edison's innovation best practices, Sarah inspires audiences around the world through her keynote speeches and executive programs on how to integrate Edison's Five Competencies of Innovation in organizations today. Sarah also advises leaders on how they can use Edison's time-tested methods to create a culture of innovation, as well as accelerate the development of individual and team capabilities that propel collaboration success.
About the Book – How Thomas Edison's system for collaboration can benefit any team
Thomas Edison created multi-billion dollar industries that still exist today. What many people don't realize is that his innovations were generated through focused approaches to teamwork and collaboration. Authored by the great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Midnight Lunch provides an intriguing look at how to use Edison's collaboration methods to strengthen live and virtual teams today. Edison's four phases of collaboration success offer a simple yet powerful way to see how different combinations of live and digital resources can multiply results and deliver outstanding ROI now.
- Shows how to draw together individuals from diverse disciplines, ensuring multiple perspectives and rapid problem-solving
- Explains how to mix specialists and generalists on the same team, preventing groupthink and discouraging a culture of "superstars"
- Reveals the steps needed to reskill team members for collaboration in the digital era
Team members from any field can take Midnight Lunch to their project meetings, engage instantly, identify action steps based on the book, and generate high-impact results.