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Unbreaking American Innovation: Three Ways to Reinvent Reinvention

I’ll be first to admit that I’m a reforming “innovation” trollop. I’ve thrown the word around too lightly, at any old sailor. I need a hot shower and a Brillo pad… What’s so bad about “innovation”? It doesn’t mean much…and maybe never did. Today, we use it to describe an iPhone newsreader app … Unbreaking American Innovation: Three …

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The 9 Corporate Personality Types And How to Inspire Them to Innovate

This is a repost of Steve Faktor’s original viral article on Forbes. In a way, innovation is like sex: those talking about it most are probably doing it the least. Before founding IdeaFaktory, I’ve had the privilege (and collateral hair loss) of innovating at top Fortune 100 firms, where ‘talk’ was unavoidable. So I … The 9 Corporate Personality …

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Old IdeaFaktory Podcast #3: Slap out of it! How to Change Company Culture and Innovate

Today’s episode is a tour de force (I believe that was French).  It’s a companion piece to my article in Forbes, The 9 Corporate Personality Types and How to Inspire Them to Innovate.  I’m excited to welcome Stan Slap to the podcast.   Stan is the Chief Executive Officer of slap, the international consulting company … Old IdeaFaktory Podcast #3: …

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PSFK’s Interview with Steve Faktor: Fostering Innovation In The New Workplace [Future Of Work]

This is a reprint of the original interview I did with the popular innovation blog from consultancy PSFK.  We talk to innovator, futurist, and author of the book ‘Econovation’ about how impermanence, gamification and sensory stimulation are crucial in today’s developing office culture. As part of our Future of Work … PSFK’s Interview with Steve …

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Happiness Will Not Be Downloaded

  Over the last decade, I’ve watched hundreds of cooking shows. It’s a matter of time before Martha Stewart demands UN sanctions for my stockpile of useless culinary knowledge. In reality, my own cooking is a malignant medley of boiled ravioli, lopsided omelets, and fresh veggies dying of embarrassment. So … Happiness Will Not Be …

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