The Irony of Unexpected Success

There are many ways for organizations and individuals to innovate and find new, creative means of improving productivity, increasing effectiveness or building better products. Ironically one of the most overlooked methods of innovation is exploiting unexpected success. That is, paying attention to those things that are working well, even though they were not proactively pursued as innovative opportunities.

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Jim Blizzard Joins Impact Makers as a Principal Consultant

Impact Makers is pleased to announce that Jim Blizzard has joined Impact Makers as a Principal Consultant.  Mr. Blizzard is a visionary and goal-oriented Senior Information Technology Leader. He has more than 22 years of demonstrated experience in planning, developing and implementing forward-looking information solutions to address business opportunities.  He delivers bottom- line results through […]

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Jim Blizzard Joins Impact Makers as a Principal Consultant

Impact Makers is pleased to announce that Jim Blizzard has joined Impact Makers as a Principal Consultant.  Mr. Blizzard is a visionary and goal-oriented Senior Information Technology Leader. He has more than 22 years of demonstrated experience in planning, developing and implementing forward-looking information solutions to address business opportunities.  He delivers bottom- line results through […]

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Impact Makers’ Kate Foster Speaks at Virginia Women’s Conference

Kate Foster, Impact Makers’ Director of Client Relations, spoke at Sen. Mark Warner’s Virginia Women’s Conference, held October 13, 2012 in Roanoke. Kate participated in a panel discussion called “If We Can’t Have It All, Can We Have It Balanced?” It was a round table conversation about work/life balance, including how to grow in your career, […]

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Impact Makers’ Kate Foster Speaks at Virginia Women’s Conference

Kate Foster, Impact Makers’ Director of Client Relations, spoke at Sen. Mark Warner’s Virginia Women’s Conference, held October 13, 2012 in Roanoke. Kate participated in a panel discussion called “If We Can’t Have It All, Can We Have It Balanced?” It was a roundtable conversation about work/life balance, including how to grow in your career, […]

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Michael Pirron Keynotes Regent University Law School’s Social Enterprise Symposium

Impact Makers’ CEO Michael Pirron spoke at the Regent University Law Review Symposium on Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise. Michael was the Keynote Speaker at the event’s banquet, where he presented information about the B Corporation movement and Virginia’s adoption of its benefit corporation statute. Michael was also a panelist at one of the event’s sessions, […]

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Michael Pirron Keynotes Regent University Law School’s Social Enterprise Symposium

Impact Makers’ CEO Michael Pirron spoke at the Regent University Law Review Symposium on Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise. Michael was the Keynote Speaker at the event’s banquet, where he presented information about the B Corporation movement and Virginia’s adoption of its benefit corporation statute. Michael was also a panelist at one of the event’s sessions, […]

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B Lab Recognizes Founding B Corps on their 5th Anniversary

October 4, 2012 – The Founding B Corps were recognized by B Lab at the annual 2012 B Corp Champions Retreat in Half Moon Bay, CA. This year marks the fifth anniversary of Certified B Corporations. B Lab presented special plaques to the founding members. The plaque states: “Impact Makers As a Founding B Corporation, You saw […]

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Impact Makers Wins B Corporation Impact Award!

Impact Makers’ Vice President of Business Strategy Rodney Willett was honored with an award at the recent B Corp Champions Retreat. The invitation-only event celebrates the past year of action and results in the B Corporation community. This year’s event, the fourth annual, was held in Half Moon Bay, CA.

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