The Cable Center Blog

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.

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The Top 8 Things Intrapreneurs Should Do in 2022

When intrapreneurs hit a wall with their ideas, it’s typically not because their idea is bad. It’s that they fail to gain the necessary support from business leaders and other stakeholders to actually make things happen.

If you are keen to launch your idea in 2022, here are 8 tips you can apply to improve your chances of success.

2021 Year of Impact [Infographic]

Through a year of global economic recovery, Intrapreneurship Academy partner companies saw a tangible ROI: Return On Intrapreneurship. This snapshot illustrates the value of investing in your most important resource—your people.

A Farewell From Jana Henthorn

The holiday season is upon us. It’s that time of year when we all reflect back on 2021, recalibrate our goals and intentions for 2022, and most importantly, rest and recharge!

As another memorable year marked by great challenges—and great triumphs—comes to a close, so does my time as The Cable Center’s president and CEO.

Although one chapter ends, another begins. And believe me, it’s going to be the best chapter ever for The Cable Center.

The Intrapreneur’s Mindset

Leadership strategy and innovation expert Tendayi Viki finds that the most successful corporate innovators are obsessed with “designing and testing value propositions” aligned with their company’s vision. The ultimate measure of success for an intrapreneur is developing a process, product, or service that is efficient, executable, and has staying power. In the article below from Forbes, Tendayi describes the behaviors that define successful intrapreneurs and breaks down the unique core skills that we also cultivate in our leaders who attend our Intrapreneurship Academy: creating measurable value; building strategic relationships; and developing repeatable processes for continued, successful innovation.

Is Intrapreneurship the Solution for Unhappy Employees and Behind-the-Times Businesses?

While many factors contribute to the Great Resignation, Entrepreneur magazine explores one that presents an opportunity to retain top talent: 34% of Americans feel underutilized by their employer, and 47% wish their company would try to understand their skill set better (source: Gloat). Thought leader educator, intrapreneur, and Entrepreneur contributor Frank Theodore Koe, Ph.D, suggests that intrapreneurship is not only the antidote to unhappy, unengaged employees, but it also helps businesses gain a competitive edge. At Intrapreneurship Academy, we also believe intrapreneurship is the solution to engaging, developing, and retaining future leaders so companies can stay competitive, innovative, and relevant in our fast-changing industry. Read more about how a culture of intrapreneurship can transform both your employees and your business below.

The Cable Revolution

The humble and innovative beginnings of the cable industry in Colorado sparked one of the most important industries in the world. Based on information gleaned from The Cable Center's historical archives, videos, and photographs— plus new interviews with some of today's top industry leaders— we are delighted to share our collaboration with Rocky Mountain PBS on the latest episode of their Colorado Experience docuseries, "The Cable Revolution." Not only does "The Cable Revolution" illustrate the unique story of our industry, but 90% of the episode's visuals were provided by The Cable Center’s director of the Barco Library and archivist, Brian Kenny.