Category Archives: Innovation

Innovation Workshop

“Developing Your Mindset for Breakthrough Innovation” Shifting from Surviving to Thriving A one-day workshop with Dr. Bruce Vojak Educator, Author and Innovation Practitioner   Innovation is seen as the key driver of business success and growth. At the workshop you … Continue reading

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Managing Contacts by Going High Tech

If you have ever attended a trade show or a meeting where you came back with a stack of business cards, you may understand the difficulty in sorting them all and inputting that data into your contact management system. Whether you transcribe … Continue reading

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Galesburg’s Economic Development Department, EBI Network wins Award for Excellence

Galesburg, IL (October 11, 2012) – Galesburg’s Economic Development Department and the Entrepreneur, Business and Industry Network (EBI Network) received some good news on October 9, 2012 – they had won a Top Five Award of Excellence from Expansion Solutions … Continue reading

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Go High Tech!

GO HIGH TECH! To resist is futile! To adapt is fertile!  Whether you like it or not, the decision for us is not  . ..IF we will adopt new technology? but rather WHEN?  These and other questions on technology will … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: The Innovator’s Dilemma

In “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” Clayton Christensen, a professor at Harvard Business School, demonstrates how a large, successful business can do seemingly everything right, yet still fail. The book discusses a situation where a large company invests in what Christensen refers … Continue reading

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Patent & Trademark Resource Center Now Open

Thursday, September 13th marked the grand opening of a new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Resource Center (PTRC) at Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL. The center, one of two in the state of Illinois and 82 in the United … Continue reading

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September Entrepreneurial Spotlight: Sudhir Seth

Galesburg and the West Central Illinois Region has its share of entrepreneurs, and recently one of them has been attracting a lot of attention with his efforts to commercialize what has for the last 200 years been considered a ‘nuisance.’ … Continue reading

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