Category: Interviews

If, as George Carlin said, “An artist has an obligation to be en route.” Please complete this sentence: An innovator has an obligation to… Continue reading

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If, as George Carlin said, “An artist has an obligation to be en route.” Please complete this sentence: An innovator has an obligation to… Continue reading

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Scaling Excellence: Growth Without Compromise

Nearly every small-business owner wants to scale his or her business—to have it continue to grow and succeed. Eventually, though, even the most successful small business must master the natural tension between excellence and growth. Is it possible to scale up without losing quality? Continue reading

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I believe that women represent a tremendous, untapped resource that has produced and will continue to yield huge returns for organizations and the communities they support. Through the power of women’s entrepreneurial activity, we create growth and prosperity while driving solutions for business and social problems. Women are a driving force of entrepreneurial growth and leading real, fundamental economic change. Continue reading

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3D printers are useless if you don't know how to use them

Is now the right time to buy a 3D printer, or is it a pointless investment if you don’t know how to use the 3D software to design objects for it? Continue reading

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Failure Forums: The Challenges of being a Corporate Innovator

The Failure Forums is a new monthly series by IX Contributor Matt Hunt focused on bringing the role of innovation failure to the forefront. This series will intentionally bypass the innovation success stories to focus on the lessons learned from failures. Continue reading

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The Crowdstorm Effect (part 3): Recruiting Crowds aka GE, LEGO, Starbucks Success

Recruiting for crowdstorms requires developing content to build awareness and defining the delivery mechanisms to capture the attention of target groups similar to a product launch. Continue reading

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