Fishing for audience: Tim Kring

Alternate reality raconteur Tim Kring suggests that content creators “fish where the fish are.” When it comes to engaging the public, you have to go to your audience. That is: across platforms, across broadcast channels and even across the real world. […]

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The 100-day trick for happy HR

Global production powerhouse Cirque du Soleil knows a thing or two about putting talent centre stage. However, it’s their Chief Talent Officer Valérie Pisano – a pro at harnessing employee engagement – who’s taking care of the business of talent behind the scenes. And she has a unique method of doing it. […]

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How to host a podcast: Learnings from the Hot Docs Podcast Festival

There is no such thing as a podcast lottery. But the great news, in my mind, is twofold: long-form narrative is alive and well, and the best is yet to come. At least this was the sense we got while attending the Hot Docs Podcast Festival 2017. […]

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Before the bout: key learnings from GSP

The GSP Special: get into a legend’s head. On a new special episode of C2 Podcast, we hear from the champ in his own words as well as from his writer and strategist buddy Justin Kingsley, who literally wrote the book on the guy. […]

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Georges St-Pierre’s insights from the octagon (an eight count)

In conversation with creative strategist, writer and long-time amigo Justin Kingsley, GSP shared hard-fought-for (sometimes literally) insights into the life of not just GSP the champion, but Georges St-Pierre the human, and what it takes to try and succeed at both. […]

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Coworking around the world: Miguel McKelvey

At the C2 Montréal 2017 conference, WeWork Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer Miguel McKelvey spoke with interviewer Chris Denson (Innovation Crush), addressing burning questions regarding innovative work environments and large-scale business growth in “Working on it,” the first episode of the brand new C2 Podcast. […]

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Happiness at work: Simon De Baene

At C2 Montréal 2017, the GSOFT co-founder and CEO spoke with CBC radio and TV journalist Sonali Karnick about his aspirations to be one of the best employers in Québec (the world?), and now you can hear it in “Working on it,” the first episode of the brand new C2 Podcast. […]

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Meet Simon Bajouk, Chief Concierge at C2

One day, at around the same time a friendly gentleman with a clear fondness for footwear began turning up at C2 HQ, a small water cooler appeared in the kitchen. An unpretentious little thing (y’know, as water coolers go), filled up and topped off with wedges of lemon and lime, sliced cucumbers and fresh mint leaves for good measure. […]

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Gamifying the city – a win for cities of the future

Mexico City – a model for cities of the future? Unlikely as it may have seemed in decades past, Mexico City is not only providing a prototype of what the super-sized cities of tomorrow might look like, but is laying the groundwork for addressing the considerable challenges facing them. And it’s partly due to the games people play. […]

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How to influence people, one nudge at a time

There’s an ever-more-popular school of thought that says we, as well as business and government, can influence people to make decisions or to do things by using subtle prompts, or nudges. And this past week, University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler received a Nobel Prize in economics to back that up. […]

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