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Insider View: Everything you want to know about when you’ll see 3d printed products take over the shelves at your local Walmart, Target, or Costco. I recently did a presentation at a 3d print conference on disrupting mass market retail, what was going wrong, and why retail wasn’t tipping as fast as everyone thought it......
Metal 3D printing is cheaper, safer and faster so let’s see if it’s finally ready to be the disruptive technology we need. The perception of 3D printing in the trough of disillusionment has slowed down it’s progress. That was very apparent when I spoke at SXSW last week. Right now, our experiences, on a whole level, with 3D......
 Inspiring and innovative actor turned philanthropist and investor, Ashton Kutcher talked charity, startups, entrepreneurship, and what gets him out of bed each day. I knew going into this year’s City Gala event, put on by Ryan Long, CEO and Founder of City Summit & City Gala, and Dale Godboldo, Actor/ Fiscal Sponsor of City Gala/ Founder of Project NOW,......
 What you need to know about micro influence, from both sides of the aisle, and why we need more than numbers and authenticity to get results and get past the growing skepticism. Attention marketing has emerged as more important than a great product. There’s so much noise out there, engagement and attention are the new......
 Modsy lets you 3D model any and every room in your house, and then visualize new furniture before you buy it, this intersection of design and 3D is the latest market disruption worth millions. For over 25 years, I have worked with design-leading furniture brands like Martha Stewart Living and Herman Miller. I’ve had products in......
How to take a real-life approach to branding to create less friction and more traction, from a guy who gives business advice to Verizon and Martha Stewart. The thing about branding and business is that a lot of companies out there have more friction than they do traction. Friction is a force slowing you down......