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Love your organizational problems, not your solutions

As human beings, we are hardwired to act. Harvard professor Daniel Gilbert argues that humans are exquisitely adapted to respond to immediate problems, such as terrorism, but not so good at more probable, but distant dangers, such as global warming. As a leader you are continually faced with immediate problems that seem to demand action. These often take time away ...

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ShopTalk 2019 Recap

I just got back from ShopTalk in Las Vegas where over 8,000 retail, eCommerce, VC and brand folks gathered to hear from executives of some of the world’s biggest brands on the latest trends, failures, and technology and to be assaulted by “AI-powered” drink serving robots and vending machines that were there only for show. (Which is a shame, I ...

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New Film Festival : Youth and iPads

From my friends at Ipadpalooza! For anybody with a story to tell, there is a powerful and accessible tool with you at all times. Your Apple iOS Device! Whether you have access to an iPad. iPad Mini, iPhone, or iPod Touch, you now have a “handheld film studio!” That’s why we’re super excited to announce the first ever iPadpalooza Youth ...

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Greenlights and Innovation+ Merge!

In interesting news for the nonprofit industry in Central Texas, Greenlights and Innovation+ have merged. Greenlights, Central Texas’ leading nonprofit consulting, training and research organization, and Innovation+, the Austin member of the international Social Venture Partners (SVP) network, announced today that they have completed a definitive agreement to merge. The merger creates a leading organization supporting and strengthening our nonprofit, ...

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