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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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How a Diverse Workforce Fosters and Drives Innovation

In this Q&A, Diane Christman, President and CEO of The Cable Center, speaks with Michelle Ray, Executive Director of The Walter Kaitz Foundation, about the need for—and benefits of—different perspectives to power innovation inside the walls of an organization.

2022 First Annual Intrapreneurship & Innovation Report

Our First Annual Intrapreneurship & Innovation Report showcases how today’s corporate entrepreneurs enable and inspire a new generation of industry innovators to drive the next connectivity era.

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.