Month: August 2018

Innovative Thinking – Electric Flowerpot – Blog 028

The Electric Flowerpot   At the turn of the twentieth century, Russian immigrant Akiba Horowitz (AKA Conrad Hubert), was working for Joshua Lionel Cowen selling electric fans and the Electric Flowerpot.  The electric Flowerpot was a flowerpot with a cylinder attached that contained a small bulb, two batteries, and a switch.  You would switch on …

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Innovative Thinking – Necessity & Invention – Blog 029

Necessity & Invention    Some say that necessity is the mother of invention.  Sometimes that’s true, but it’s not.  Sometimes… Invention is the mother of necessity. Take Steve Jobs and the Macintosh, the iPod, and the iPad.  Everybody seemed content with DOS (OMG!).  No one said “You know what would make using a computer even …

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Innovative Thinking – Innovation Process – Blog 031

There are many processes innovators go through to get to that moment of inspiration.  It does; however, come down to two major categories; Trial and Error, and what I call Intellectual Innovation. I will share my actual process of innovation that is called The Three C’s later in this book, but here’s the foundational information. …

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