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How to Reach Peak Productivity by Detoxifying Company Culture

Posted by Amanda Kraft and Melody Mattox

We unintentionally hired a few toxic leaders… what a gut-punch.

Despite our rigorous recruiting and interviewing processes, we hired a few management team members several years ago who were not a fit — and the impact was huge. Sendero prides …

Dallas-Based, Minority-Owned Small Businesses Advance Through Mentorship and Application of the Toyota Production System

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Imagine. You own a small business based in DFW, and you’re serving clients in nearly 200 countries. Business is going well, but the growing pains are straining your vendor management process. In turn, this causes unnecessary and inefficient work hours

Dallas County Promise Students Kick off College Careers This Fall

Posted by Ann Hatch

DCCCD (Dallas County Community College District) is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorMore than 2,500 recent high school graduates who started classes on Aug. 27 in the Dallas County Community College District are special: they represent the first group of Dallas County Promise students who are participating in the new last-dollar, full-tuition …

Creating Preeminent Experiences for the Connected Lifestyle

Posted by Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorThe millennial and the centennial cohorts are digital natives, and they live the Connected Lifestyle. They have clear expectations for what constitutes a superior experience, and in their minds, that equals a good brand. For brands to succeed with this …

Global Kitchen: UNT Students Take Culinary Journey In Chef-Led Class

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorA new class at the University of North Texas is teaching students about the world’s vast variety of foods in a unique way.

The Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s “Global Kitchen: A Culinary Journey” course takes UNT students through …

Toyota Connected North America Sponsors AgileCamp 2018 Conference in Irving

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Toyota Connected North America, a global technology company founded by Toyota, today announced it will sponsor AgileCamp 2018. The business process management conference will be held Nov. 2, 2018, at the Irving Convention Center.

Toyota Connected North America’s Chief of

Innovation Incubator: UNT Health Science Center Set to Open 173,000 Square-Foot Research Facility

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorAnticipation and excitement continue to grow as move-in day approaches for the Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building in Fort Worth. This five-story building will be the home of the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy, the Texas Christian

Half-Earth Day: EarthX Reflects on Reducing Waste

Posted by EarthX

Earth Day is a well-known and long-established celebration on our planet — it’s diversity, and the challenge of protecting the environment for all living things. Half-Earth Day, coming up on Monday, Oct. 22, is a relative newcomer to the calendar.

From the Pastures of Edwards Ranch Rises a Modern Workplace

Posted by Mark Sullivan

WeWork

Everyone in Fort Worth knows of Edwards Ranch, a vast stretch of pasture that’s been around longer than the city itself. It’s still in the hands of family members who strongly feel that any development should be thoughtful, forward thinking,

Creativity Fuels Innovation in Classrooms and on Playing Fields at UNT

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorExciting times are underway at the University of North Texas. UNT is a hub of creativity, and President Neal Smatresk has embraced the collective imagination of his students, faculty, and staff. Creativity is ingrained in the university’s culture, and that

Food-Finding App Startup Scores Investors, Mentors, Support at UTD

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor years, college students who live on the cusp of coolness have pushed brands for profit and perks. Called brand ambassadors or brand influencers, college students work across social media, blogs, and vlogs to encourage clicks on products or services.

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Trial Partner Jenny Martinez

Posted by Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP

Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala has added notable trial attorney Jenny Martinez to its complex commercial litigation roster. 

Martinez was previously a named partner with Godwin Bowman & Martinez and worked on complex commercial litigation matters, including the Deepwater Horizon …

Uptown, the Place of Power

Posted by WeWork

Depending on the day, you might find Compare Power founder and CEO Brad Gregory cruising the streets of Uptown on his One Wheel motorized skateboard, jetting between his home at One Uptown and his office at WeWork. You could also

UTD LaunchPad Director
Wins Tech Titans Award

Posted by Brittany Magelssen

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorIt was a class Bryan Chambers wishes he could have taken in college.

A few years ago, Chambers, director of  Blackstone LaunchPad at The University of Texas at Dallas, designed a program that would teach the business of venture …

WeWork Announces Plan to
Launch Incubator Program
in Dallas

Posted by WeWork

WeWork is bringing a new concept to Big D! WeWork Labs, the program designed for early-stage startups will open its first location in Dallas this fall. Based in WeWork’s downtown Thanksgiving Tower location, WeWork Labs offers education and mentorship,

Nonprofit Innovation in a
Time of Change

Posted by Jana Etheridge

One of my favorite things about working at Capital One is our engagement with our local community and our nonprofit partners. In fact, earlier this year, Capital One celebrated the 10th anniversary of our Plano campus and the community …

Short Story Dispenser:
Printed Literature On the Go

Posted by Dara McCluskey

The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries recently installed the first short story dispenser in the state of Texas.

The UTA Library has installed a short story dispenser on the second floor of the UTA Central Library for readers …

9 Reasons Dallas Businesses Love WeWork

Posted by WeWork

WeWorkWhat if every detail of your workplace catered to your comfort and productivity? What if you regularly bumped into entrepreneurs and thought leaders while filling your glass of passion fruit-infused water?

More DFW businesses are experiencing office utopia thanks to

Can Improved Employee Experience Result in a Better Customer Experience?

Posted by Reagan Alhadef

What is EX?

Employee experience (EX) does not have a formal definition, but similar to the customer journey, it includes every touch point an employee has with an organization beginning with the hiring process. While the entire scope is vast, …

Truth Be Told:
The Red in the Watermelon

Posted by Susanne Turnbo

It was one tense meeting. The kind where anything happening outside of the room seemed irrelevant. I was in an Executive Steering Committee meeting for a large IT program, and the truth about the project’s progress was just uncovered. As …