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Nancy Munro interviews Tia Meilinger, founder of Vaya Bags. Tia didn't set out to become an entrepreneur but you would never know it. She has taken the fast growing trend of sustainability and turned it into a popular and artistic... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2011 at PowerfulWomen
We made our annual trek to the Women's Entrepreneurship conference which took place in Chicago September 14, 2011. Allison and I had a great time meeting some really amazing women entrepreneurs. Here is a list of who you will see... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at PowerfulWomen
Nancy Munro, interviews Hedy Ratner, co-founder of the Women's Business Development Center in Chicago. Hedy describes what we are in store for and what attendees will experience at the 25th Anniversary of the Women's Entrepreneurial Conference scheduled for September 14th... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at PowerfulWomen
Nancy Munro, of KnowledgeShift interviews Tricia Sutton of Sutton Enterprises. Tricia has the fun job of helping other organizations learn how to run their businesses, which in turn helps her run her own company in a productive manner. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2011 at PowerfulWomen
Nancy Munro from KnowledgeShift interviews Crystal Martin of Mail -Pow. Crystal's unique approach to direct mail pieces will get the attention of your target audience with both audio and video inserts. Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at PowerfulWomen
I was a vendor several years ago at Sears, I can tell you first hand that Sears really needs to disrupt their business as you have illustrated many times but the bigger question is why does a big company like Sears or Caterpillar lean on the state to subsidize their company. It's the small businesses that have a higher percentage of their revenues eaten by the taxes. Americans keep saying they don't want government involved in their lives but when large employer like Sears threatens to pull up stakes suddenly they are ok with this.
Nancy Munro interviews Lisa Elkins, Founder of 2 Point Perspective an eco-architectural firm. Lisa will provide some information on how they approach their projects to build in eco-friendly materials and design as well as some fun ideas about how to... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at PowerfulWomen
Agree, you should also read a book from Adam Hartung, Create Marketplace Disruption, he provides several examples of companies that failed because they continued to do the same thing even though it was clear that in order to survive they would have to break a "lock-in" in order to generate new revenues which many times cause you to cannibalize your own operations. You might like Adam's recent Forbes article on how disrupters make more money
Welcome to our Mobi-RolePlay demo site. This web tool will allow you to test drive the various applications for how to use Mobi-RolePlay. This voice simulation application was designed to allow individuals the ability to practice having a conversation that will enable them to increase their communication skills, comprehension and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2010 at Mobi-RolePlay
What about the other places were these traditional media resources exists --- think about the doctor's office I wouldn't mind waiting for the doctor if I had a Kindle there to read more current news vs. magazines that were a year old.
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Mar 15, 2010
I know this was written a while ago so it would be interesting to see an update on this. My organziation teaches trainers how to create podcasts and they are still confused on the power of RSS feeds. Although using this method of "pushing" content to users is great, we find that not a lot of corporate cultures allow for the use of podcast tools like iTunes or iPods. Many people use these for their own personal use but we still see restrictions with enterprise use. This is one of the reasons we created a method of podcasting via the phone vs. an MP3 player. Phone-Podding utilizes IVR technology that allows users to access via any phone, receive a SMS message or have their phones dialed to push the podcast to the users. This also takes away the need to download the file which is an issue with some mobile devices that have limited storage or the ability to download files via the phone connection that are larger than 1 MB. Plus you have the added bonus of tracking how much of the podcast someone listened to--- something you don't have with the traditional distribution methods. And lastly, you can build testing and polling questions into this type of podcast by having users respond via the key pad or voice responses. KnowledgeShift has seen an increase in mobile devices for training and this is a nice alternative to sending out short audio reinforcements and worker updates.
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2010 on Is Your Culture Podcast-Ready? at Training Day
I'm a long-time Vikings fan married to a Packers fan so of course I thought this would be the best of both worlds but I agree with you. He should just hang up his spikes and take start a new career. As great as Bret is I'd rather have the memory of just that not watching him potentially risk his reputation and his legacy.