TAG: Intrapreneurship

  • Three Ways to Turn the Great Resignation into the Great Retention

    Three Ways to Turn the Great Resignation into the Great Retention

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, four million Americans quit their jobs in July 2021, and this trend continues. Management professor Anthony Klotz coined it "The Great Resignation” explaining, "How we spent our time before the pandemic may not be how we want to spend our time after.”

    The Great Resignation is hitting companies in the media/telecom/technology industry especially hard, according toIan Cook, HR strategist. In tech, resignations increased by 4.5%. Even more concerning, resignation rates are highest among mid-career employeesbetween the ages of 30 and 45.

  • Tomorrow’s Best Innovators May Already Be Working For You

    Entrepreneurs get all the press when talking about innovation. But the unsung heroes of innovation in business today are those driving change within their organizations. These are the intrapreneurs – people within a corporation who turn an idea into a profitable venture through risk-taking and innovation.

  • Unhappy at Work? Be an Intrapreneur

    Unhappy at Work? Be an Intrapreneur

    If you’re unhappy at work, join the club. Many studies over the past few years continue to show the majority of Americans don’t like their jobs. You might not get along with your boss. Maybe the work is unfulfilling, or you don’t feel valued. Whatever the reason, you may wish you could just break away, start your own business, and “stick it to the man!”

  • Vision 2025 - Innovating from the Inside: Part 1

    How To Continue Innovating Post-Pandemic

    A video conversation about intrapreneurship with Ken Klaer, EVP & President, Comcast Technology Solutions

    Innovation is the heart of our cable and connectivity industry. Every day, we see news from across the ecosystem where technology companies are advancing their businesses through acquisition, investments, and partnerships.

  • Vision 2025 - Innovating from the Inside: Part 2

    How To Continue Innovating Post-Pandemic

    We find ourselves in the most challenging of times. Many of us are working from home, balancing extraordinary demands, and navigating a new normal. Here’s what I do know – we work among the most inventive and resourceful people. With that in mind,

  • What’s Next at The Cable Center - A Letter from Jana Henthorn

    Here’s what’s next for The Cable Center and how we are activating our vision…

    Dear Friends and Colleagues,

    The expression, “May you live in interesting times,” has never hit closer to home. These past 12 months have certainly been very interesting for us all.

  • Why Falling in Love with Your Ideas Kills Innovation

    Driving Innovation: Investing in People and Process

    Problem-solving is a valuable skill. But is it as valuable as problem-questioningin today’s work landscape? Robyn Bolton, innovation expert and designer and leader of Intrapreneurship Academy’s Driving Innovation course, unpacks the traditional workplace paradigm of “falling in love with a solution” instead of with a problem — and why a shift in mindset and approach are key to successful innovation.

  • Why IA is Your Best Investment

    To catalyze breakthrough growth, leaders must set bold aspirations, make tough choices, and mobilize resources at scale.

    In today’s world of professional development curriculum and classes, there are countless organizations and programs that promise to advance careers and benefit companies. From university courses to virtual trainings and workshops, the endless options can at times feel overwhelming. How do you begin to assess a program’s long term value and decide which one is truly worth your investment?

  • Why we need social intrapreneurs more than ever during COVID-19

    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.

  • Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Rocky Mountain Chapter Hosts First Virtual Tech It Out Event



    From our partners at WICT Rocky Mountain


    DENVER, CO – October 19, 2020 – Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Rocky Mountain Chapter announced their 2020 first-ever virtual Tech It Out Conference today. The event will be held on November 12, from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm MST. Tech It Out is a cutting-edge celebration of new technologies, innovation, STEM and student outreach, leadership, expert speakers and influential technology leaders in the Rocky Mountain region.

    “We are excited to present our first completely virtual Tech It Out. The team has worked extremely hard to put together an engaging, insightful and inspirational program for our members,” said Kukis Moran, President of WICT Rocky Mountain and Executive Director of Communications Engineering for Comcast TPX. “This year has brought us the opportunity to share this great event more broadly and we hope to attract viewers from near and far. Attendees will be immersed in four and half hours of curated content that is educational, inspirational and entertaining.”

    The half day virtual Tech It Out Conference will feature cutting-edge Tech Talks, innovation discussions and interviews with industry leaders. Keynote speakers include Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University, Ruha Benjamin, whose book, Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code, offers tools for a socially-conscious approach to technology development. The event’s second keynote speaker is Founder and CEO of Uncharted Power, Jessica Matthews, whose research and career centers around the intersection of disruptive technology, renewable energy, human behavior and the psychology of self-actualization.

    Industry speakers include Rich DiGeronimo, Chief Product and Technology Officer for Charter Communications; Rachel Beisel, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer for CableLabs; Jan Hofmeyr, Executive Vice President and Chief Network Officer for Comcast; and Dana Filip-Crandall, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience and Call Center Operations, Comcast West Division.The event will also feature an intrapreneurship segment with Jana Henthorn and Janice Silver of the Intrapreneurship Academy at the Cable Center, focusing on inspiring innovation and recognizing the role and potential for all of us as intrapreneurs.

    Tech It Out attendees will learn about new and existing technologies that drive innovation in telecommunications, media and entertainment,all the while being inspired to advance their career paths along the technology continuum. The conference will also support local Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs by awarding attendance scholarships to students from nearby high schools, colleges, and community organizations.The first ever virtual Tech It Out event in the Rocky Mountain region promises to be insightful, inspiring and educational.

    About WICT
    WICT's mission is to create women leaders who transform our industry. We do this by providing unparalleled professional development programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that helps advance women. For nearly 40 years, WICT has partnered with cable and technology companies to help build a more robust pipeline of women leaders. Founded in 1979, and now over 10,000 members strong, WICT is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in cable media. Comcast NBCUniversal, Charter Communications, and Turner are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.



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