Author Archives: Steve Cronin

Innovation From the Ashes

Almost everyone knows what 911 represents. Emergency! Help! Chaos! After September 11th, 2001, nine-one-one became nine-eleven and those numbers took on a whole new meaning. Without a doubt, it was a day that changed the course of history — a day that woke up an entire generation of Americans to a very real threat of terror at any time, any place. I certainly remember where I was ten years ago on September 11th, 2001. The day was so vivid for me, in such a unique way, though I was nowhere near New York City or Washington. I was in Akron, Ohio, at a Hilton Hotel, attending a one-day innovation training being facilitated by Idea Champions. A couple of hours into the course we were on a break, at the hotel lounge, when the news flashed on a huge TV screen — news of a plane hitting the World Trade Center, … Continue reading

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