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Go, Set the World On Fire!

By Shawn Nason / November 24, 2020 /

Like most things 2020, the upcoming holiday celebrations will look different than they usually do. But the feelings of gratitude, joy, and inspiration burn brighter than ever. I considered this as we finished recording Season 3 of our new podcast, The Combustion Chronicles, which Man on Fire launched earlier this year, to spark game-changing disruption…

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Mindset 3: Embrace the Mess and Enjoy the Reward

By Shawn Nason / September 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Mindset 3: Embrace the Mess and Enjoy the Reward
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Finding a Way Forward, Together: Future-Focused Inclusion

By Shawn Nason / August 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Finding a Way Forward, Together: Future-Focused Inclusion
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Don’t think outside the (check box). Blow it up.

By Shawn Nason / August 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Don’t think outside the (check box). Blow it up.
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Blow In, Blow Up, Blow Out

By Shawn Nason / May 6, 2020 /

Close your eyes and imagine this with me: There’s a guy on the stage playing his heart out on a piano and he’s delivering a sermon with his music. I guess you could even say he was on fire (like Jerry Lee Lewis). People in the crowd are standing up, waving their hankies in the…

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Turning Empathy into Action

By Shawn Nason / April 27, 2020 /

“If empathy is the great connector, compassion is the bridge between emotion and action.”

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Turning A Splash Into A Flood

By Shawn Nason / April 20, 2020 /

One of my “lean in” moments is to focus on the intensity of human connectedness and the responsibility we have for each other. Our lives, our livelihoods, our wellbeing are intricately tied and cannot be separated.

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Who Will Be in Room 716?

By Shawn Nason / March 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Who Will Be in Room 716?

Thursday, March 19th, 2020, will be a day I’ll never forget. My team and I landed in Southern California in the midst of the most widespread pandemic our world has faced in my lifetime. After we arrived at our (not small) hotel, we discovered that our group of four people accounted for 20% of the…

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2020 Trends: Moving Information – Enablers of Big Data

By Shawn Nason / March 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 2020 Trends: Moving Information – Enablers of Big Data

Download our full 2020 Tech Trends resource kit here to explore the technology that powers big data in healthcare more deeply. You’ve heard about big data, but have you really considered what technologies are powering the data revolution? How will everyday technologies and services be affected by an exponentially growing demand for more data? How will machine learning…

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#Humanize: What Is Your Story?

By Shawn Nason / February 28, 2020 / Comments Off on #Humanize: What Is Your Story?

This week I had the privilege of gathering for a few days with a tribe of 150 designers in Denver, CO at Experience Design Week, and got to focus on what really matters – humans! Throughout the conference, I found myself inspired by the incredible stories of designers from all kinds of different backgrounds and…

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