One of our core beliefs is that businesses and organizations of all types and every size must continuously reinvent themselves in order to stay relevant and competitive as the world changes. While there’s no shortage of technology to support this effort, the challenge is to embrace technology so that it’s used to it’s full potential. This is not always as straightforward as it would seem to be.Read More
Pam Harper & Scott Harper’s News & Views
April 2013 has been a rough month for celebrities. Icons who’ve passed away over the last few weeks include Roger Ebert, Margaret Thatcher, Annette Funicello, Jonathan Winters, and Richie Havens – may they all rest in peace. These losses make us stop a moment and consider the passing of time and how we can make each day the best it can be, creating value that really matters in the world.
The foundation for truly creating value is to be clear about what your business really provides to your customers.Read More
It’s been just three short years since the “Reinventing Your Business Through Innovation” conference series began, and it’s clear that amidst shifting demographics, markets, and technology every company must recognize that they need to be in evolution if not full blown revolution to stay relevant and responsive to their customers. This theme was reiterated throughout the 3rd annual half-day conference on January 30, 2013. The event was organized by the Association for Corporate Growth NJ (Pam was ACG NJ Chair) in partnership with Fairleigh Dickinson University Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship. Click here to view the entire program and full speaker bios.
In her keynote presentation, Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company highlighted the importance that Campbell Soup places on a consumer-centric approach to new product development to catch and adapt to shifts in market needs and evolving tastes. She also emphasized the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to evolving culture to foster and enable innovationRead More
What does it take for an organization to achieve powerful success? We’ve seen that it starts with passionate leadership! But how can you tap into your passion on a consistent basis, and how can you infuse it across your organization to overcome even the toughest challenges?
From our perspective, there’s no better place to find the answers to these questions than Milan, Italy (a city widely known for its passionate heart) and from Angie Katselianos, CEO of Platinum Performance International (left). Read More
Do you tune out when the air safety video is launched at the beginning of a flight? Be honest… Now imagine an air safety video themed with a highly anticipated film that is so entertaining that passengers actually look forward to watching the video. In addition, imagine that people who aren’t even flying seek the video out on YouTube and spread it – for free – so that it has become a highly successful, cost effective part of the airline’s marketing campaign, the marketing campaign for the film, and the marketing campaign promoting their country’s tourism industry.
This is exactly the story at Air New Zealand. Read More