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Fun Innovation Through Videos

Among quite a few new projects my team and I have been working on, one that we are getting ready to launch is the new web presence for my wife, Cantor Laurel Barr. With it is a new kids video channels we are calling “Kids Korner” and here is the video intro my brilliant team has just put together:   © Chad Barr 2014. All …

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Are You Transforming Your Input Into Output?

I am here in New York at Alan Weiss’s Society for the Advancement of Consulting meeting. While attending meetings, workshops or events where new ideas and intellectual property are being shared, I see most (self included) take copious notes. One concept that has been effective for me for years is listen carefully and letting the ideas I am hearing springboard new ideas and concepts for …

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Ready to Sharpen Your Mind?

In my blog post from several days ago How Sharp Are You? I asked you to think about your ability to quickly respond to key questions in your area of expertise.  I am enamored by how many I talk with are unable to answer such questions. So now comes my pragmatic advice which I have personally implemented in my business and with many of my …

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What’s Your Next Big Idea?

I just hung up the Skype call with my dear client, Barb, when she said: “What are the ways Chad that you recommend to enhance our ability to create fresh content?” Here are my answers: Carefully listen to what your clients and prospective clients are saying and asking you. I look at these conversations as a treasure of where to generate ideas for products, services …

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Success Blueprint

I am constantly intrigued by what generates success for entrepreneurs so I may coach and apply this blueprint for my clients. During a fabulous dinner with Alan Weiss this past Wednesday evening at The Spiced Pear in Newport, Rhode Island and over an amazing 2001 Chateau Margaux, we discussed some of the components of such success: Internalized Knowledge and experience. Intellectual fire power which is …

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Ideas for Writing

Many writers I meet (self included) share with me that they often look for ideas for writing and especially when faced with writer’s block. Recently, I published this article: I think I’ll invent something new – What are the best ways of developing new ideas? where I explored the best ways and places to generate creative and innovative ideas. It also occurred to me that …

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Why Remaining Stagnant is Unthinkable

Where would we be without the innovations that have gradually and progressively evolved into the modern-day technological advancements we now enjoy? While, at the time, many people considered each breakthrough unthinkable (in the unimaginable sense of the word), gradually these advancements evolved and became so widespread that they became unthinkable (in the commonplace sense of the word). With each breakthrough, social and interactive along with …

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How Much Intellectual Property Should You Give Away?

How much should you share with potential clients when meeting with them and especially in your writing and on the web? I hear this question quite often and for years I was not a huge fan of “giving” away our IP and wisdom. Here is my belief now: If you think you are giving too much of it away, you are on the right track. …

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