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Overcome by a Challenge? Forget about It and Go Play

By Shawn Nason / December 1, 2020 /

Noted improv expert Janna Sobel joined us for a recent Disruptor Studio session to demonstrate how doing improv can help us access new ways of solving problems as we work to blow sh*t up on a daily basis. Janna knows what she’s talking about: she’s a graduate of The Second City’s Conservatory Program, where she’s…

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Is Your Goal for 2021 Disruptive Enough? It’s Time to Dream Big

By Shawn Nason / November 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Is Your Goal for 2021 Disruptive Enough? It’s Time to Dream Big

To succeed as disruptors, we must envision the impossible for our clients and ourselves, to ask, “How might we?” in bold, creative ways and include the question, “How might I?” 

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Turn On, Tune In, Try Out: Three Ways Music Inspires Ingenuity

By Shawn Nason / October 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Turn On, Tune In, Try Out: Three Ways Music Inspires Ingenuity
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Like Child’s Play: 6 Ways to Create an Adaptable Mindset

By Shawn Nason / October 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Like Child’s Play: 6 Ways to Create an Adaptable Mindset
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#CES2018: Consumers Want Experiences with their Technology

By Shawn Nason / January 18, 2018 /

The Story #CES2018 has come to a close and what a week it was! With over 180,000 people, 4,500 vendors, and cutting-edge technology all around, a colleague and I walked over 50,000 steps in 3.2 million square feet of exhibits. Although we didn’t encounter any breakthrough technologies this year, we enjoyed looking for trends and…

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The POWER OF YES! in Claiming What You Believe

By Shawn Nason / January 12, 2018 /

The Story 2017 was an amazing year both professionally and personally. I celebrated 20 years with my amazing wife who, if it were not for, I would be completely crazy. (Thank you, Carla, for who you are to me and for everything you do for me.) As a parenting team, we saw lots of firsts…

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No, No, No! The POWER OF YES In Innovation Series – Part One

By Shawn Nason / November 9, 2017 /

“The Power of Yes In Innovation” has become a mantra of mine over the past several years. Today, I will start a series on why this is so important not only in my life, but in everyone’s life. I will be sharing more about what it means, how it works and it’s power to transform both…

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My Top 3 Reflections On “How To Outrun The DoDo!”

By Shawn Nason / October 25, 2017 /

The Story… This past week, I had the privilege of doing one of my favorite things during the year. I joined a group of health care (yes, two words – not one) innovators from the Innovation Learning Network. We traveled to the Netherlands and spent several days in the wonderful city of Nijmegen. During our…

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Find Your Purpose Today! The Narrative Of Self-Care Being Selfish Is Over!

By Shawn Nason / October 6, 2017 /

The Story… Imagine with me, you enter a restaurant for the first time in a city you have never been. You come from behind the fire place and there are nine men sitting at a table; the table you are getting ready to sit at yourself. You sit down and introduce yourself to each of…

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Always Take The High Road! The Road To MBE Certification…

By Shawn Nason / September 6, 2017 /

The Story… Earlier this year I wrote part one of this post with “Owning Your Story! Sharing Your Story! The Power Of Your Story!  Here I shared, my personal journey and story about being a Native American and the rich heritage it brings to my life. At the end of the blog I stated: “Personally, I…

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