Hampton Roads Business Weekly Episode 4 Show Notes

Innovation 101 with Gary Oster

Businesses don’t need to be creative to innovate:
1. Focus on solving problems. Fix irritations for your workers and customers
2. Pay attention to the customer experience
3. Employees enjoy seeing how their solving problems

757 Makerspace

Creative workshop inspired by the desire to teach kids to create
Community workshop and prototyping center

Teaching, inspiring, and giving room to create,
Technologies normally out of reach for beginners, can try them out
-from blacksmithing to robotics

Entrepreneur of the Week

Drew Ungarvsky of Grow

3 tips for growing business in 2015
-embrace the practical answer- focus on what works
– embrace failure- learn from it
-Listen to people who offer advice, but not all of it is wise advice; sort through it

Social Media Tips

Google Keep is great for personal organization
-Syncs to gmail
-Takes notes multiple ways
-Transcribes pictures to text
-All notes are shareable

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