Social Media

2011 PREDICTIONS: How Did I Do?

For many years now I’ve made predictions, and for just as many years I review how I did. This is the week I do the reviewing, my predictions for 2012 should arrive around the New Year, assuming I find the right inspiration. 2011 was a strange year in many ways. We lost Steve Jobs, stupid Internet legislation reared its ugly ...

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Six Social Media Trends for 2012

Each year at this time, I look forward and predict trends in social media for the coming year. But first, I look back at my predictions from last year. How'd I do? Not bad. Social media continues to move forward toward business integration, a trend that I identified last year. In a joint study from Booz & Company and social platform developer Buddy Media, 57 percent of businesses...

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mHealth and Sustainable Change

Not many of us have an extra hour to spare, but one Twitter chat that you may want to squeeze into your schedule is #leadershipchat on Tuesday evenings at 8PM EST, co-hosted by author and CEO of C-Level Strategies, Inc., Lisa Petrilli and, The Connection Agent, Sam Woodruff. Last night, the subjects were - Is It Too Late For Today's CEOs? and The Future of Leadership - with guest hosts Ted Coine (@tedcoine) and Shawn Murphy (@shawmu).

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Into the Top 100,000 Web Sites

It is has been just a little over two months since we launched Innovation Excellence, and thanks to your great support, we already have cracked the Top 100,000 web sites on Amazon's Alexa web site rankings - putting us in the Top 0.32% of the millions of web sites out there. Innovation Excellence is home to more than 3,350 innovation-related pieces of content and brings an innovation community together every month from over 180 countries now.

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The Most Innovative Company?

An amazing prediction was made this week by a professor of marketing at NYU and head of investment firm Firebrand Partners, Scott Galloway. Speaking at the American Magazine Conference in New York (and as reported by The New York Post) Galloway said that within two years, Facebook will become the most valuable company in the world.

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Who says that the Government cannot Innovate?

Whether based on the economy, health care legislation, or changes in purchaser mindset, it may be the perfect time for health care companies to step back from their BHAG’s in order to gain some innovation perspective.  Have the big questions changed? Here is a question that may raise eyebrows: What does health care need? Health care needs a healthy dose of innovation. ...

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Mobilizing Your Innovation Army – Redux

We had some technical difficulties last week, so IIR will be re-hosting this free webinar this Thursday – September 15, 2011 at Noon EDT. Too much of the time the innovation conversation focuses on whether someone is innovative or not. We waste far too much time focusing on how people can become more innovative instead of stopping to think about ...

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