This Inventor is the Original ‘Piano Man’

This Inventor is the Original ‘Piano Man’

May is National Inventors Month! This month-long celebration promotes the inventors whose ideas have served as real contributions in the world. When you think about inventors, names like George Washington Carver, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein and Alexander Graham Bell might come to mind. But in today’s blog, in honor of this inventors 361st birthday, we’re …

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“Empowering us all”

“Empowering us all”

True to Microsoft’s latest tagline, “Empowering us all,” this company – since it was started on April 4th, 1975, 41 years ago to be exact – has been empowering idea people from all corners of the earth with its technology. The company got its start thanks to Bill Gates and Paul Allen, two childhood friends …

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Inventor Spotlight: The Innovative Women of Davison

Inventor Spotlight: The Innovative Women of Davison

As Women’s History Month is quickly coming to a close, we wanted to end this month-long celebration by putting a spotlight on some of the innovative women who’ve found a Better Way to bring their new product ideas to life with Davison. So, let’s get right to it and introduce you to some of our …

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Celebrating Black History Month: Inventor Spotlight

Celebrating Black History Month: Inventor Spotlight

At Davison, idea people are at the forefront of our success. As we celebrate Black History Month, we commemorate three African American inventors who changed history. Without their inventions, our lives would be drastically different today. Learn about the fascinating lives and inventions of these idea people! George Washington Carver Best known for his idea …

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These Famous Idea People Failed Their Way Forward

These Famous Idea People Failed Their Way Forward

  In Monday’s blog, we introduced the idea of failing your way forward. We showed you how failure isn’t the end. In fact, failure is just the beginning. After sharing our founder and CEO George Davison’s story of failing forward, we were intrigued and did some investigating of our own to uncover other prominent inventors …

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‘Tis the Season for Inventor “D”elight

‘Tis the Season for Inventor “D”elight

As we put the final touches on our holiday preparations and the last bows on each of our presents, in the spirit of the holiday season, there’s nothing quite as special as seeing the smile on someone’s face as you give them a gift. But, it’s safe to say that receiving a gift can be …

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Three Things You Might Not Have Known About the Wright Brothers

Three Things You Might Not Have Known About the Wright Brothers

Today is Wright Brothers Day, which celebrates the brothers’ first successful airplane flight in 1903 near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina! Both Orville and Wilbur Wright have been given credit for inventing the world’s first airplane that was equipped with aircraft controls for steering. The famous aircraft, otherwise known as the “Flyer” made history when its …

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Three Famous Inventors Who Overcame Failure

Three Famous Inventors Who Overcame Failure

“Every glowing path that goes astray… shows you how to find a Better Way!” Leave it to a 1968 classic children’s film to provide just the right amount of inspiration and humor to keep us motivated. Recently, our founder and CEO, Mr. Davison, shared the inspirational tune The Roses of Success from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a movie …

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A Moment of Silence for a Man of Sound

A Moment of Silence for a Man of Sound

Amar Bose, the founder and chairman of the privately-held company, Bose Corporation, passed away on July 12, 2013. Dr. Bose focused relentlessly on acoustic engineering innovation, creating speakers that earned a reputation for creating concert-hall-quality audio in the home, car and auditoriums. Amar Gopal Bose was born on November 2, 1929, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His …

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The Game That Ties You Up in Knots

The Game That Ties You Up in Knots

Thanks to the creativity and innovative spirit of Charles Foley, the co-inventor of Twister, who passed away earlier this month, millions of people have had the curse and delight of attempting to contort themselves into awkward and uncomfortable positions while playing the sometimes controversial board game. With the slogan “The Game That Ties You Up …

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