This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started), but it is best described by Ray who says this is Daddy's thoughts! Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
Scothguard - created by messing over tennis shoes - the Awesome World of Things
Patsy Sherman together with Samuel Smith invented Scotchgard while an
employees of the 3M corporation. An accidental spill of a fluorochemical
rubber on an assistant’s tennis shoe was the beginning to the invention
of the product. After exhaustive attempts to remove the spill failed,
Sherman moved her intention from removing the spill to using the spill
as a protectant from spills.
Read more about Scotchguard over at LinkedIn here.