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George Prince, consultant who sparked innovation, founded international firm

George M. Prince in the offices of Synectics in Cambridge in 1986. The company logo is the stairway. George M. Prince in the offices of Synectics in Cambridge in 1986. The company logo is the stairway. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff/ File)
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / June 21, 2009

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Colored felt-tip markers and an expanse of blank paper, such as the large sketch pads that sit on easels at the front of conference rooms, were George M. Prince’s tools of choice as he cultivated the reticent creativity of his clients. (Full article: 1051 words)

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