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[ 2 ] April 16, 2012

In-House Business Startup Journal Part 4: Assessment and planning at less than warp speed

While my gut tells me we need to flip a switch on Monday and have things work in a new way, my experience – and observations of human behavior – tells me that change really needs to be incremental or I’m at risk for clients getting things done the way they used to, undermining the new process and potentially compromising the company’s strategic plans.

[ 0 ] April 12, 2012

Is the Technology “Tail” Wagging the Business “Dog”?

The real purpose of technology in business is to enable your business to execute faster, cheaper and with better quality—regardless of the old joke that you can pick two of those, but not all three.

[ 0 ] April 11, 2012

Flash of Inspiration

Your weekly inspirational quote to help you manage and lead your creative team from John D. Rockefeller, American oil industrialist, investor, and philanthropist and founder of the Standard Oil Company.

[ 0 ] April 10, 2012

In-House Business Startup Journal Part 3: All May Not Be What It Seems

After a few weeks on the job I have heard more airing of dirty laundry than I would have expected. Instead of getting mired in how things were though. I focus on the task at hand which is to make things better.

[ 11 ] April 10, 2012

Design Career Path Roundtable: Boston, at HOW Design Live

Register Now: Design Career Path Roundtable InSource is dedicated to bringing together in-house creative business leaders to share best practices, network with colleagues, and elevate the value of in-house creative organizations everywhere. InSource’s roundtables are open discussions focusing on a single topic. Learn from your colleagues around the corner and across the country On June […]

[ 0 ] April 4, 2012

Flash of Inspiration

Your weekly inspirational quote to help you manage and lead your creative team from Colin Powell, American statesman and a retired four-star general in the U.S. Army.

[ 0 ] April 3, 2012

In-House Business Startup Journal Part 2: Talking Less and Listening More

You’re going to learn more about the business and people in your first few weeks on the job than you may realize. Now is the time to listen more than you talk.

[ 0 ] March 29, 2012

Kissing Frogs

In hiring, as in dating, you have to “kiss a lot of frogs to find the prince.”

[ 0 ] March 28, 2012

Flash of Inspiration

Your weekly inspirational quote to help you manage and lead your creative team from Stephen Covey, author of several best-selling management and leadership books including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The Leader in Me.

[ 2 ] March 27, 2012

InHOWse Managers Conference Discount for InSource Members

Get a Special Discount on the InHOWse Managers Conference with Your Free InSource Membership.

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