Author Archives: Julie Anixter

Ditkoff: Storytelling @work

Mitch Ditkoff’s new book teaches us why storytelling improves efficacy for whatever it is that we are trying to communicate. It’s simple to do, opens minds, and shifts behavior in a positive way. Here are some reasons why… Continue reading

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Gifts of Innovators FOTW

In our current era of corporatized innovation, and obsession with Silicon Valley’s unicorns, there’s a certain kind of person that I’m drawn to in the extreme – the artist as innovator who uncompromisingly runs their own creative enterprise, on their own steam. Continue reading

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Swann

We sat down with Craig Swann, a well respected digital music innovator and the founder of Looplabs, a new collaboration platform that he calls the “Google Docs” of music that is disrupting music studios and allowing individuals to make music in a whole new way. The interview and your chance to make your own loops follows… Continue reading

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This week SAP launched a new e-publication, Digitalist Magazine, Executive Quarterly. We sat down with Jeff Woods, Editorial Director for the magazine and VP, Corporate and Portfolio Marketing at SAP to get the back story. Continue reading

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IX-Tag-Campus Map Tag

What does an open innovation playground for business look like? RELEVENTS, a company that is disrupting what events look like, is creating one in Sacramento, California on September 17 with a group of global curators. Continue reading

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In the spirit of the great NYer David Letterman, we’ve put together a TOP TEN list of outcomes from this year’s Anti-Summit (beta). Continue reading

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While creating new products is challenging in any industry, Pharma may be one of the most challenging environments for product innovation because of regulatory, safety and privacy issues. This post dives into the specific storytelling workshops that Sheila Babnis, along led with her team at Roche that were designed to deploy as a strategic tool for leaders. Continue reading

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