Posts tagged Entrepreneur
The Listening Leader

Ty explains a journey of surprising self-reflection when he discovered that being a quiet introvert does not necessarily make someone a good listener. Some people need to feel heard and understood before they can reciprocate trust. Build stronger connections with your coworkers and clients.

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Insights and Ideation

Want to set up a proper foundation for your ideas to succeed? Trig can help you form a resilient structure built out of research. What problem does your product solve? Are your design ideas human-centered? Who wants what you are offering? Don't run yourself ragged with guesswork trying to find out! Trig has you covered with personalized ideation sessions.

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Servant Leadership and the Inverted Pyramid

The inverted pyramid is a way of approaching a company’s organizational chart – a way of thinking about one’s place in the hierarchy – in which the traditional leader, the CEO for example, is on the bottom, not the top.

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Creative Performance Scorecard (Duke and Wentworth)

As part of our philanthropic mission, we regularly teach creative performance principles and workshops in a variety of educational settings. We also use the students as guinea pigs to try out new ideation techniques, with sometimes hilarious results. 

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Press Release: Hagler Announces Launch of Trig Innovation

Ty Hagler, leader of Durham, NC industrial design firm Studio Hagler, announces the launch of his new venture in innovation management consulting, Trig Innovation. Hagler, a Georgia Tech alumnus who will complete his master of business administration with a focus in innovation management from North Carolina State University in May 2011, has led industrial design teams since his time at The Home Depot's new product laboratory, starting in 2004.

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