Philippe Starck: A genius and a toothbrush

“Elitism is the essence of vulgarity,” proclaimed Philippe Starck, as he watched the clock ticking down his time on stage at C2-MTL. “We can have more when we have less,” […]

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Chris Bangle: Know your metaphor (and love your dog)

Whether he’s upending conventional wisdom, taking potshots at management types or comparing his own profession to a dog, Chris Bangle has come to C2-MTL to shake people out of their […]

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Blake Mycoskie: Creativity, commerce – and giving

Sometimes life happens when you’re busy doing something else. This was certainly the case with Blake Mycoskie. In 2006, while taking a month off in Argentina from the daily stressors […]

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Tom Gentile: Imaging, imagination and innovation

Tom Gentile, CEO and President of GE Healthcare Systems, believes that innovation is in his company’s blood. “With a founder like Thomas Edison, we obviously have to be innovative,” Gentile […]

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Fred Dust: Open your eyes, be brave, and believe

Fred Dust believes we can all be designers. The IDEO partner laid out his deceptively simple philosophy in his opening address at C2-MTL 2013, breaking it down into three principles. […]

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Justin Watts: The inaugural year of ‘One Day Without Shoes’

It all began in 2009, Justin Watts and his Melbournian mates filmed a 10 mile crusade, from his house to TOMS‘s headquarters . The idea was simple, support the company’s first […]

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Giving the boot (camp) to the war on drugs

Given the long history between creativity and mind-altering substances, it might be easy to misinterpret C2-Montreal’s recently announced support for efforts by 2013 keynote speaker, Sir Richard Branson, to end […]

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Arianna Huffington’s startup mentality

“Our model is a very startup -y model. It’s very frugal. We grow as the sections become profitable. I still have that startup mentality.” – Arianna Huffington at C2-MTL 2012   […]

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C2-MTL celebrates International Women’s Day 2013

In honor of International Women’s Day 2013, we are celebrating the diverse, creative and trailblazing women invited to speak at the second edition of C2-MTL coming this May. Bobbi Brown, […]

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