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September 4th, 2018

Rebecca Weber

Instagram TV is Here

Co-authored by Rebecca Weber and Justin Henriksen
We are so excited that Instagram TV has finally launched. One piece of the puzzle that seemingly has been missing from this platform is long-form vertical video. For marketers and businesses, this can build upon the growing need and proven success of sharing consumable content, which will impact your brand and bottom-line revenue. Read More

April 17th, 2018

bozell

Innovation Begins Here

It seems perfect that just as we wrapped up the 10-post series on innovation, authored by Innovation Coach, founder of LeveL5 Coach and guest-blogger, Dr. Michael Murray, that Harvard Business Review released the article What 40 Years of Research Reveals About the Difference Between Disruptive and Radical Innovation. Read More

April 11th, 2018

mmurray

Navigating Your Innovation Journey, On Purpose

Over a ten-month period, innovation expert and guest blogger, Dr. Michael Murray has stepped us through the innovation process.
Through monthly posts, Dr. Murray has defined “innovation” and identified “innovators”.  He’s led us through the creative, the practical, the management and even the emotional aspects of innovation. Read More

March 7th, 2018

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Navigating Your Innovation Journey: It’s All In Your Head

Even innovation has a “secret sauce”.  In the ninth segment of his 10-part series on the innovation process, Dr. Michael Murray, describes the ingredients, which are greatly a matter of mind.
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“Innovation mindset” implies forward thinking, creativity, enthusiasm, courage, and taking risk. Read More

February 7th, 2018

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Navigating Your Innovation Journey

What is the greatest threat to innovation in an organization? Innovation coach and guest blogger, Dr. Michael Murray reveals it in this eighth post of his 10-part series.
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Great news! After a couple of iterations of testing and refining your potential solution, you’ve hit upon something that people seem to really like. You’re almost there, right? Well, not quite. Read More

January 10th, 2018

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Innovation: How to Do It (Part 4)

This is the seventh post of Dr. Michael Murray’s 10-part series on Innovation, and in it he alerts us:
The Hard Work is About to Begin.
In the innovation process, Dr. Murray has described so far, he has led us through a series of steps that entail many creative steps. In this post, he leads us into prototyping and testing. It’s a step that can lead to the thrill of innovative breakthrough or the heartbreak of needing to find an alternate solution. Read More

September 13th, 2017

mmurray

Innovation: How To Do It (Part 1)

This is the third post in the 10-part series on innovation, provided by Dr. Michael Murray. Earlier posts addressed questions of “what” innovation is and “who” the innovators are. This month’s piece begins to address the “how” of innovation. Read More

July 12th, 2017

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Innovation: What is it really?

When it comes to innovation, take Simon Sinek’s advice and start with the “Why”. The answer to that question may seem obvious. To make more money, right? Sure, but as the pace of change around us accelerates, product development cycles shorten, and entrepreneurship Read More

June 20th, 2017

jbrowe

Disruption Award of the Month goes to Amazon. Is SWIT©H next?

If you could anticipate the source of the next major disruptor, who would you guess? Apple? Tesla? Blue Apron? Maybe a surprise move from stalwarts like Xerox, Procter & Gamble or Disney. Could be SWIT©H, possibly. Read More