Blog post at Creative Ramblings :
The following is a blog post by Hiren G. Scroll down the article to read the author's bio.
Innovation, creativity and new ideas are essen[..]
"Clarence Birdseye spent a bit of time trading furs in Canada in 1916, and saw that people froze food in the snow to preserve it. He returned to the U.S. with the idea for quickfrozen food that grocers could store in freezers, the Birdseye line. The inventor of roll-on deodorant got the idea from the ballpoint pen. The inventor of Velcro got the idea while removing burrs from his dog’s pelt. Put the power of the unanticipated to use in your business by collecting ideas from seemingly unrelated scenes and events. Talk with people in other fields."