Idea Generation Session Vomit Bags? Barf Brainstorming?

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Books & Reviews Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Idea Generation Innovation brainstorming Chronicle Online Cornell Cornell ILR School Creativity emotion idea convergence ideas Jack Goncalo Jennifer Mueller Mary Catt Shimul Melwani University of North Carolina University of PennsylvaniaIdeas can make you sick. Okay, not sick exactly, but a word many of us would associate with new and different — high quality ideas — is “vomit.”

VOC Leaders: How UGI uses CX to drive success in energy & utilities

The Startup Magazine

is a natural gas and electric utility company that serves more than 670,000 customers in Pennsylvania and other coverage areas. UGI Inc. The company’s mission is to be the preeminent. The post VOC Leaders: How UGI uses CX to drive success in energy & utilities appeared first on ForeSee. Client Voices Utilities Client Stories Contact Center Energy UGI utilities VOC VOC Leaders

#MeToo Movement Leaders Encourage Corporate HR Leaders to Push for Systemic Change

SiliconHills

By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News Voice can be a powerful lever for change, said Adam Grant, bestselling author and professor at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

4 Strategies To Ramp Up The Total Customer Experience

Startup Professionals Musings

I had some ideas on how to do this, but I was pleased with the insights to a connected strategy that were pulled together in a new book, “ Connected Strategy ,” by Nicolaj Siggelkow and Christian Terwiesch, professors at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – November 2012

Gust

However, during the last three months the fifth and sixth places have been a battleground between Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Washington. For November, Pennsylvania takes fifth place and Georgia claims sixth. For November 2012 we are noticing an interesting trend of product ready companies declining, while concept stage companies are rising.

RetailMeNot Brings Christmas Early to the Town of Coupon

SiliconHills

RetailMeNot, the world’s biggest online deal site, brought a lot of Christmas joy to the 73 residents of Coupon, Pennsylvania. The Austin-based company gave the town a surprise recently. RetailMeNot collected the Christmas wish lists of people from the town of Coupon.

Start Up and Stay Up – How Small Businesses Survive & Thrive

The Startup Magazine

Since then it has grown to serve the tri-state New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware areas, but I still consider it a small business and my employees, more like a family. I started my Philadelphia area home appraising business in 2006.

Interesting Patent Infographic | Stanford Included

Campus Entrepreneurship

The involvement of major research universities and technology leaders such as Stanford, Texas, and University of Pennsylvania is what has piqued my interest. I received a marketing email from FrugalDad.com sharing an infographic they put together on patents. The Problem with Patents infographic is based on an NPR story so it clearly has a point of view.

Research Sample: Student Entrepreneur Database | Insomnia Cookies | Inc.com

Campus Entrepreneurship

Here is one of my favorites, Insomnia Cookies , founded at the University of Pennsylvania. I am continuing to validate the student entrepreneurs, firms, and university and other data in my database of high impact firms created by students. CEO and cofounder Seth Berkowitz is featured in this great 5 minute interview from an Inc Magazine 30 Under 30 feature from 2007. From Inc Magazine: 30 Under 30: The Cookie King | Inc.com.

Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: The Gettysburg Address

Scott Edward Walker

Today, in tribute to Independence Day, we are posting the Gettysburg Address, which was delivered by President Lincoln on November 19, 1863 (during the American Civil War), at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; it is indeed extraordinary.

The Five Myths Of Leadership

YoungUpstarts

Military, Johnson & Johnson, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. by Ken Pasch, author of “ On Course: Become a Great Leader & Soar! “ What does it mean to be a leader? Is it a natural ability to rally those around you?

Student Startups: How To Launch Your Business While In College

YoungUpstarts

However, some of the college startups have been successful ventures like InviteMedia, a company started by Nat Turner while at the University of Pennsylvania with the aim of buying digital banner ads.

Onward And Upward: Your Relocation For Work Guide

YoungUpstarts

Pennsylvania. Did your dream job make an offer? It’s everything you want it to be – except it’s in another city, state, or even country altogether. Around 11% of all job seekers in 2018 relocated. The next person to make the big move could be you!

10 Storytelling Festivals You Must Attend in 2016

Brandanew

We are storytelling animals. And so, before you ask yourself what can storytelling offer to your business, think back on what you engage with as a person. Looking at the hundreds of thousands of years of storytelling history, we can see how storytelling has evolved.

True Grit: An Aspiring Entrepreneur’s Greatest Weapon

YoungUpstarts

Angela Duckworth, a psychology researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, has made a career out of studying grit. by Ellyson Glance, 3 Day Startup. Often young or aspiring entrepreneurs believe that just having a great idea – or having a rich relative – are enough to be successful.

The Audacious Plan to Make Electricity as Easy as WiFi

Both Sides of the Table

Meredith Perry came up with the idea for uBeam while still in college at University of Pennsylvania and like many great inventors won her school’s business plan competition. When I first met Meredith Perry she was 24. That was three months ago this week.

7 Entrepreneurs Who Started Successful Businesses In College

YoungUpstarts

An instant success among college students, his business endeavour was unlike any other that was popular in Pennsylvania at the time, because everyone was looking for a serious banking opportunity. by Nate Vickery, editor-in-chief of Bizzmarkblog.com.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – September 2012

Gust

Georgia and Pennsylvania bumped Illinois out of the top five, and were tied for fifth place. September’s Startup Map showcases the latest trends in startup profiles created on Gust between September 1 st and September 30 th. Some of the entrepreneurs chose to keep their startup profiles private and therefore are labeled as unpublished in this month’s map, and were not included in the trends analysis.

Entrepreneur Creates a Technologically Savvy Daycare Model

Hearpreneur

Currently, we are regionally expanding with 44 child care centers under development in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maryland. Other key growth areas are Southern NJ (Philly suburbs), Eastern Pennsylvania, New York City and Long Island.

3 Things To Consider To Deal With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome In Your Business

YoungUpstarts

In Pennsylvania, CTS has long been included in the list of work-related injuries to allow its citizens to file for workers’ comp.

[U.S][Competition] turnstone Looks For Best Young Companies To Work For

YoungUpstarts

Do you think your small business does right by your employees? Have you or are you building a happy workplace that actually helps to retain the best talent and at the same time enhance the effectiveness of your employees such that they contribute positively to your bottom line?

A Review of Skytop Lodge: The Collapse of an Icon

Mike Michalowicz

I realize that you may be reading this article because you are considering a stay at Skytop Lodge in Skytop, Pennsylvania. The pot smoking (which is still illegal in Pennsylvania) inside the building started at 2am.

Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs | US News

Campus Entrepreneurship

2) University of Pennsylvania. Here are the top 10 undergraduate entrepreneurship programs for 2010 according to US News and World Report: 1) Babson College. 3) Indiana University — Bloomington. 4) University of Southern California. 5) Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 6) University of Arizona. 7) University of Texas — Austin. University of California — Berkeley. 9) Syracuse University. 10) Ball State University. Looks like the usual suspects.

Episode 6: How To Be Profitable In Web Design With Liz Dobrinska

Mike Michalowicz

from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1999, and has been operating Innovative Images ever since. from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1999, and has been operating Innovative Images ever since. Show Summary .

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Episode 54: Business Synchronization and Profitability Antoine Gerschel

Mike Michalowicz

He has also been guest speaker at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School and at the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland. He has also been guest speaker at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School and at the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland.

Invisible Influences that Surround Us

Duct Tape Marketing

My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Jonah Berger, a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and bestselling author. Invisible Influences that Surround Us written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

How World-Class Mountain Guides Inspire Young Business Leaders

YoungUpstarts

Maxwell, PhD, author of “ Lead Like a Guide: How World-Class Mountain Guides Inspire Us to Be Better Leaders “ A decade ago I began organizing expeditions to high peaks and trails around the world for undergraduate business students at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School Communications

YoungUpstarts

ConnectYard ‘s clients include the United States Air Force Academy’s Air University, Anne Arundel Community College, Concordia University, California University of Pennsylvania and Dominican University, and its first client was the founders’ alma mater, Cornell University.

Looking Back On Tech, Startups, And VC In 2018

Haystack

And, this goes well beyond the current resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It’s that time of year, time to look back and reflect on the most significant storylines in the tech, startup, and VC world. A comprehensive post on this topic could be 5,000+ words, but we do not do such things here. We kept detailed notes month by month and today, I tried to organize them by key sections, what you’ll see below.

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Episode 31: Business Relationships and Profitability Scott Weintraub and Jennifer Dawn

Mike Michalowicz

Scott earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati and is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. Scott earned a master's degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati and is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.

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Top CEOs Reveal Their Secrets to Innovation and Growth [WEBINAR]

Up and Running

Adam has interviewed such ground-breaking CEOs as Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Angie Hicks of Angie’s List, Steve Case of Revolution (and formerly AOL), and Amy Gutmann of the University of Pennsylvania to identify the biggest drivers of a corporate culture that fosters innovation and growth.

Four Takes on Travis Kalanick’s Resignation

Austin Startup

Speaking of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the role of former Attorney General Eric Holder in the downward cycle of events over the last 10 days can’t be overemphasized.

4 Amazing Consulting Companies For Niche Startups

The Startup Magazine

Many salons have been born as a result of the program, including Salon Bogar in New Hampshire, Bespoke Beauty Bar in Pennsylvania, and The Avenue Hair Studio & Spa in Michigan.

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Lean Startup Conference Speaker Andy Rachleff on his 35 years in Silicon Valley, Wealthfront and telling stories

Startup Lessons Learned

In 2005, he retired to focus on giving back, beginning by teaching technology entrepreneurship courses at Stanford, becoming a trustee at the University of Pennsylvania (which he attended undergrad), and funding cancer research with his wife. Andy Rachleff co-founded the venture capital firm Benchmark Capital in 1995.

Are You Losing Money by Staying Too Niche?

YoungUpstarts

If you were to open an import auto dealership in rural Pennsylvania, for example, the number of potential customers would be rather limited. by Joshua Conran , senior partner at Deksia . Niche businesses almost always originate from an identifiable need in the marketplace.

Five College Startups That Help Others

YoungUpstarts

Founder Ben Lewis started the company while attending the University of Pennsylvania. by Jessica Martinez. Those darn idealistic college students are at it again by starting businesses with a new kind of goal in mind—creating something that matters!

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Top CEOs Reveal Their Secrets to Innovation and Growth [WEBINAR]

Up and Running

Adam has interviewed such ground-breaking CEOs as Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Angie Hicks of Angie’s List, Steve Case of Revolution (and formerly AOL), and Amy Gutmann of the University of Pennsylvania to identify the biggest drivers of a corporate culture that fosters innovation and growth.

Founder Follies: “Startup: A Novel”

Austin Startup

Given the social media habits of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, this downward spiral isn’t likely to change soon.

Why I’m Turning Over a New Leaf & Refocusing My Energy

Both Sides of the Table

This election has been hard on our country. I have had numerous conversations with people who struggle to call home and speak with family or friends because the divisions are too raw.

How “False Expertise” Can Damage Your Business—and How to Protect It

ConversionXL

How much do you know about Philadelphia, Pennsylvania? When I last checked, there were 987,119 “thought leaders” on LinkedIn. Soon, there’ll be more than a million. How many of those do you trust?