Feeding “YESTERDAY” and “TOMORROW?”

At our acting studio, Broadway2LA, we are consciously feeding “YESTERDAY” and “TOMORROW.” For example, we continue to feed “YESTERDAY” by keeping our kids (8-12), teens (13-17), and adult (18+) divisions separated and using the same format on classes in the winter, spring, summer and fall. However, we fed “TOMORROW” by completely overhauling our acting showcase…

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“Smash the Box” Live Event- Fighter Jets

The next fighter jet you see flying in the air know that we are protected by incredible men and women who are sharp, fearless, and have a hunger to think and act different then their enemy. I spoke to the Ohio Air National Guard who know that creativity and innovation hinge on one’s ability to…

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“Innovation Plan”

Many companies are able to generate new, original, and disruptive ideas for their industries that could (If executed) improve their product, enhance their service or disrupt their industry. Yet, for most organizations, these ideas never leave the meeting room, rather, they die on their white board as they get erased. In order to get ideas…

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Attack Each Day

The two words that I am focusing on each morning are: 1.     “Attack” 2.     “Enthusiasm” I want to attack each day, knock out my “To Do” list and get things done. Next, I want to do it with a positive energy- Enthusiasm. Our inner dialogue (“The words we use to talk to ourselves”) will determine the success/…

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Creativity Is The New Currency, How Are You Mining It?

An idea to begin the mining process at your company: Prototyping- When your next “Brainstorming Session” ends, and you generate a disruptive idea begin building a prototype of that idea.  The prototype can be “rough,” and it can be made quickly from cardboard, plastic, Play-Doh, or any other item at your office. Doing a prototype…

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“The CEO’s of the Future”

“Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one’s mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes.”  Alice Foote MacDougall, Entrepreneur As we begin 2023 here are some opportunities all of us are given: Engagement- Are we going to engage with clients, co-workers, and customers in person, hybrid, virtually, or telepathically?  How…

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“ROI- Return on Ideas”

Your next “Unplanned Collaboration” could net your company a massive ROI! We must dismantle the concept of a “Board room” or a “Meeting Room” is the only place where ideas are generated and executed upon (ROI- Return of Ideas). Yes, idea generation can happen in these rooms but they can also be generated in hallways,…

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“Smash the Box” (YouTube Channel)- One Shot

Chad interviews Todd Whiteman (Superintendent of Foxfire Schools) where he talks about the two most important moments in your life which tie into Eminem’s quote.

“The Curtain of Life”

As the lead actor in your play of life, be big, be bold, and be remembered! The minute you wake up each day the “Curtain of Life” raises and the play of life begins! For some of us this includes going into work, others working remotely, and others going to school or staying at home…

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“CQ”

“CQ” stands for Creative Intelligence and hinges on two crucial factors for leaders who innovate at the workplace: #1- Idea Generation: Leaders that have the ability to come up with new ideas, solutions, and problem solving capabilities. #2- Execution: Leaders who can take an idea (s) and put it into practice with an innovation plan. If…

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Ideas = Revenue

In the meeting room, no one knows exactly who is going to come up with the next “great idea” regarding a product, service, process or a procedure. While, often times the person who comes up with that “game changing” idea is the person you would least expect it to come from according to their title,…

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