Cable Center Blog


Stories. Ideas. Trends. Here’s what intrapreneurship and innovation experts are saying.

Our dynamic industry is changing faster than ever before, and the nature of business and leadership is evolving just as fast. The Cable Center blog offers insights and guidance from innovators, intrapreneurs, and entrepreneurs to help keep us ahead of those changes. Our experts share life experiences and wisdom to inspire those who will drive what’s next in the connectivity industry.


How Broadband Enabled Americans to Cope with a Pandemic

The March - April period marked a historic moment in time for the U.S. when the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread fast, and internet usage proved critical to our country's safety and wellbeing. As pointed out last week, NCTA's COVID-19 internet dashboard, which has been tracking cable broadband network performance across the country every week, measured the largest surge in late March

Why we need social intrapreneurs more than ever
  • The COVID-19 crisis illustrates the need for innovation from within companies by "social intrapreneurs."
  • A new report from the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Yunus Social Business and Porticus presents best practices from these employees who are working to address environmental or social problems.
Intrapreneurs in Action

Prioritizing innovation today is the key to unlocking postcrisis growth.

John F. Kennedy once observed that the word “crisis” in Chinese is composed of two characters—one representing danger, the other opportunity. He may not have been entirely correct on the linguistics, but the sentiment is true enough: a crisis presents a choice. This is particularly true today.

Intrapreneurs in Action

Diane Christman, SVP and Chief Programs Officer at The Cable Center, was thrilled to sit down with Amy Blair to discuss Liberty Global’s innovation efforts. As SVP and Chief People Officer, Amy is passionate about intrapreneurship and has a rich legacy of support and engagement with The Cable Center.

Do Entrepreneurs Really Create More Transformative Innovations than Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs have become rockstars. Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are just as famous as movie stars. These entrepreneurs often grace the covers of business and celebrity magazines. When people think about transformative innovations that have had the highest impact on society,

How to be an intrapreneur

Vice President Sales at Yaymaker, overseeing virtual experiences and corporate events to give people and employees more Yay in their life.

You do not have to be Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates to be entrepreneurial. If you work for a company and have ideas to help your company, try to be an intrapreneur.