656 W Randolph St
Sarah Miller Caldicott
“Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success, from Thomas Edison’s Lab”
November 27, 2012
Come join us for an evening of innovation and collaboration with author Sarah Miller Caldicott, Thomas Edison’s great grandniece. Caldicott is launching her second full-length book, focusing on how Edison used collaboration as the backbone for his innovation process. Entitled Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success, from Thomas Edison’s Lab, Caldicott’s book describes step-by-step how organizations today can successfully build collaborative teams in the digital era.
Midnight Lunch will be featured in the December edition of FastCompany magazine. Don’t miss your chance to hear Sarah speak on why collaboration represents a crucial “superskill” today, and get a signed copy of her new book!
About the Author:
A great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Sarah Miller Caldicott has been engaged in creativity and innovation throughout her life. Inspired by a family lineage of inventors dating back five generations, Sarah spent the first 15 years of her 25-year career as a Marketing executive with major brand-driven firms, including Quaker Oats and the Helene Curtis subsidiary of Unilever. As a leader of global innovation teams, Sarah was responsible for major brand launches in the US, Europe, and Asia.
Concerned that America was losing its innovation leadership as the new millennium dawned, Sarah spent three years researching Edison’s innovation methods with experts at Rutgers University. She co-authored the first book ever written on the subject of Edison’s world-changing processes, modernizing his approach for the twenty-first century. Entitled Innovate Like Edison: The Five-Step System for Breakthrough Business Success.
An award-winning keynote speaker and trainer, Sarah travels all over the world inspiring audiences on how they can employ Edison’s timeless innovation methods today. She is President of her own Chicago-based consultancy, The Power Patterns of Innovation, offering expert training and guidance on how to build innovation and collaboration capabilities in organizations of all sizes.
Date: November 27th, 2012, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Catalyst Ranch, 656 W Randolph St, Chicago
Tickets: RSVP $20; Book & RSVP $45