Ideas in Motion

Business Athletes, Tech Savvy, and the Further, Faster Lifestyle.

Chad Holmes

Meet Business Athlete: Chad Holmes

#ChiefGrowthOfficer – that’s a title we can get behind. Meet Chad Holmes: Chief Strategy Officer for Launch. See how we #MakeItFly – learn about Launch’s Development + Integration Practice. — Get to know the rest of our business athletes here.  People often ask why we work with...
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Operational Data at 225 mph

Does your data help you accelerate results? Operational data at 225 mph — we #MakeItFly. Get a demo today: http://ow.ly/DG3730dzSrH
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53 Miles Per Burrito…

It all started with a T-shirt with the slogan: “53 miles per burrito.” Allen Distinguished Educator Mike Wierusz, Inglemoor High School (Kenmore, WA) was intrigued about the math behind the burrito equation, so he gave it to his students to solve.  Mike has “made it...
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Recruiting Perspectives: We Relate

  “Hey! Great Profile!” My name is so and so with (insert Company name) that specializes in ________, _________, and everything under the sun. We are currently seeking (insert unrelated, irrelevant job title here) for our growing team in (your local area). If you want...
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Man giving presentation on 8 tips for becoming a public speaking star

8 Tips For Becoming A Public Speaking Star

– Rizwan Javaid, UX Designer & Launch Business Athlete  Recently I had the privilege to do something I never thought was possible a few months ago. I presented at at two conferences in Europe. I presented at Booster Conference in Bergen, Norway, and AppDevCon in...
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Blog Business AthleteChelsea Hansen Launch Consulting Business Intelligence Analytics Customer Experience Cloud Services Development and Talent

Meet Business Athlete: Chelsea Hansen

Her theme song is Chicken Fried. Her superpower gets the job done. Meet Chelsea Hansen: Practice Director for App Dev at Launch Consulting.   See how we #MakeItFly – learn about Launch’s Development + Integration Practice. — Get to know the rest of our business athletes...
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HOW TO USE A MAC: A LUDDITE’S GUIDE

So I have been using my MacBook Pro for several months now. I tend to only use the Mac when I am working on some of my hobby projects so I don’t have the luxury of a full immersion. This is less a guide and...
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Blog Business AthleteWud Pocinwong Launch Consulting Business Intelligence Analytics Customer Experience Cloud Services Development and Talent

Meet Business Athlete: Wud Pocinwong

His role at Launch Consulting? Chief Party Planner. His role in life? Kite board Export. And that’s just two of his hats. Meet: Wud Pocinwong, CEO Launch Consulting Group.     See how we #MakeItFly – learn about Launch’s Innovative Solutions. — Get to know...
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How to rock your next conference talk

How To Rock Your Next Conference Talk

-Rizwan Javaid, UX Designer & Launch Business Athlete Congratulations, you’ve been selected to present a talk at your favorite conference. The date is approaching quickly. You’re starting to loose sleep. Your talk is ready to go but it’s the small details before, during, and after the talk...
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Blog Business AthleteLiz Thomas Launch Consulting Business Intelligence Analytics Customer Experience Cloud Services Development and Talent

Meet Business Athlete: Liz Thomas

It started with a latte at a local coffee shop. Now, seven years later, this Business Athlete uses her superpower strength of connecting with people to help take Launch Consulting #FurtherFaster. Meet Liz Thomas: Senior Partner at Launch Consulting. See how we #MakeItFly – learn about...
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Blog Business AthleteTaylor Young Launch Consulting Business Intelligence Analytics Customer Experience Cloud Services Development and Talent

Meet Business Athlete: Taylor Young

With a background in sports management and marketing, this software engineer has set out on a mission to help others in the field land the perfect job through Coding Dojo (Seattle, WA) . Meet Taylor Young: Developer at Launch Consulting.     See how we #MakeItFly...
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Math Madness Check In: March 22

#MathMadness Check-In: March 22

– Jared Endicott, Launch BI Analyst and Business Athlete  Professor Madness here to share an update on the latest #LaunchMadness simulated brackets I created (12 with the ranking model and 12 with the coin flip method). The scores are from the ESPN Bracket Challenge –...
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A MacBook Pro in the Wolf Den

My first blog post. Writing a blog has been something I have been interested in for some time. I tend to read a lot of blogs but have been dragging my feet to start one of my own. So today’s the day. First, why the...
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March Madness 2017 and Predictive Analysis

March Madness 2017 and Predictive Analytics

From March Apathy to March Madness – Jared Endicott, Launch BI Analyst and Business Athlete  When it comes to college basketball I’m about as ignorant as they come. I have a vague awareness of March Madness and the Final Four, mostly through tangential knowledge like...
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Meet Business Athlete: Taylor Young

Meet Taylor Young: Launch Business Athlete. With a background in sports management and marketing, this software engineer has set out on a mission to help others in the field land the perfect job through Coding Dojo (Seattle, WA) . Hear what makes Taylor tick,not to mention his...
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Global Web Users

Global Internet Users | Creative UX (CRUX) Source: Global Web Users
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Forget Star Wars: Data Wars are the next big thing

There’s a new Star Wars in the works, and it’s going to be a game-changer. No, not that Star Wars. That one already changed the game — did you hear it surpassed Avatar as the #1 North American movie of all time? I’ve seen it...
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Meet Chad Holmes, Business Athlete

Chad Holmes, President for Launch’s Managed Services division, is responsible for growing both Launch and its clients’ businesses. It’s no easy task, but Chad believes strongly in the potential of high performing teams with a common vision—the ideological product of a lifetime of team sports...
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Meet Business Athlete: Dan Konieczny

Dan Konieczny is a business athlete with a job more complex than his last name’s spelling. An ardent Buffalo Bills fan in a sea of Twelves and 49ers (depending on which office he’s in), he’s no stranger to conflict resolution, managing expectations, and working with...
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