Posts Tagged 'Nick Glunt'

Abrahamson: Creativity results through embrace of all identities

Abrahamson: Creativity results through embrace of all identities

Joan Abrahamson’s eyes began to water as she ended her 10:45 a.m. lecture Thursday in the Amphitheater. She was about to share something very personal with the Chautauquans there.

“I’ve got to tell you,” Abrahamson said, “I don’t usually talk like this. I usually give an analytical presentation about a problem and how we’re going about solving it, but I feel here that what’s special about Chautauqua is that all these levels operate simultaneously.”

Haskins: Thinking for today can inspire creativity

Haskins: Thinking for today can inspire creativity

Col. Casey Haskins thinks Americans today are bloody monkeys in a cage.

He presented a scenario to explain: Five monkeys are put in a cage with bananas hanging from the ceiling. There is one stool in the cage, and when one monkey tries to take one of the bananas using the stool, bystanders spray all five monkeys with ice-cold water. This happens about three times.

CEA’s Shapiro to speak on innovation as means to recovery

CEA’s Shapiro to speak on innovation as means to recovery

Gary Shapiro knows innovation.

Innovation is Apple Inc. Innovation is Amazon.com. Innovation is Google, Inc.

And what else do those companies have in common? The Consumer Electronics Association, of which Shapiro is president and CEO, gathers more than 2,000 electronics companies — including Apple, Amazon and Google — to provide market research and networking capabilities, as well as to host tradeshows.