Innovation

Hackathon Against Cancer : SXSW Style

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As someone who worked at the American Cancer Society for 9 years I’m really behind this cause. There are 14 million Americans and 32.5 million people worldwide living with cancer. These patients and survivors of cancer, as well as their caregivers, face a myriad of challenges beyond directly battling the disease. The practical and psychosocial impacts of battling the disease ...

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New look and a new lease on life!

Speaking at TEDx in Houston, TX

Okay. Maybe it’s not that dramatic. But I am working hard to breathe life back into this blog. You’ll notice we have a brand new spanking design, a new header, and lot’s of new concentrated content. From this moment on this blog is going to be about harnessing innovative ideas from your employees, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding topics, and overall digital ...

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Greenlights Interim ED Program

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Saw this today from our friends at Greenlights and thought it was a pretty smart idea. It’s a pretty innovative solution to a common problem. From their site: “What do you do when it’s time to find a new ED? Board members are suddenly asking each other: Should we promote internally, start a national search, find an interim, or have ...

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It’s time for SXSW Voting!

It’s that time of year again! This year I need you help supporting some great folks who have some very cool stories to tell. The first panel I would love your vote on is all about herding your internal employees and using the power of internal social collaboration networks to make that happen. The next panel is how big brands ...

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