Midnight Lunch is here!

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My latest book Midnight Lunch is in bookstores and online! Learn how you can begin applying Edison's collaboration process in your teams now.  Read step by step how to:

- Make collaboration thrive
- Reskill teams for the digital age
- Foster dialogue and debate
- Leverage social networks
- Inspire catalysts and leaders
- Propel collaborative innovation

Click on any of the buttons above to purchase Midnight Lunch from your favorite book provider. You can also read reviews of Midnight Lunch, or check out this Slideshare!

Now, your team can experience an actual Midnight Lunch™ session - live. This 3-minute video captures a Midnight Lunch collaboration session in Chicago! (Larger screen version, click here.)


First Midnight Lunch™ Lab Opens in Raleigh, NC

It's official! The first Midnight Lunch™  Lab opened on Nov. 5 in Raleigh's Research Triangle Park! This unique collaboration space is designed as a peer to peer space for engineers who want to push the limits of their design and prototyping skills.

Inspired by Edison's own practice of midnight lunch in his world-famous laboratories, the new Midnight Lunch™ Lab serves as a destination for engineering peers and colleagues. Read more here

Midnight Lunch in Fast Company

This Fast Company article on Midnight Lunch highlights how Edison's collaboration process can accelerate innovation in teams today. Learn about all 4 phases of collaboration: Capacity, Context, Coherence, and Complexity.  

Plus...watch this 2-minute Midnight Lunch book trailer capturing highlights of Edison's world-changing collaboration process! (For a larger screen version, click here.)


New on Forbes:
3 Trends To Watch As Starbucks Brews Deal With Spotify


My Forbes post this week takes a deeper look at the streaming music deal Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz brewed up with Spotify. ​While it appears on the surface as a simple digital music play, it's much more.

​Schultz lays groundwork for multiple forms of streaming entertainment to be served up in a personalized environment at Starbucks. Read how this savvy move harnesses success for the global coffee franchise in the Internet of Everything: Three Hot Trends To Watch As Starbucks And Spotify Brew Digital Deal


Edison Special On PBS "American Experience"  

In case you missed seeing the extraordinary 2-hour PBS special on Thomas Edison that aired Jan. 27, click here to watch it online. You'll be astounded by this synthesis of Edison's world-changing contributions to innovation. Watch it today! 

Download the Audible.com Version of Midnight Lunch

Now you can share Midnight Lunch with your entire team anywhere in the world! Check out the new audio version on Audible.com, Plus, work with your team on concepts in the book using these free worksheets!  Team members can enhance their collaboration skills by sharing their learning with each other!   


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