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The Home Ownership Delusion

I just read Robert Reich’s comment on the housing market.¬†As smart as he may be, he’s still working with some misguided economic notion that home ownership equals prosperity. It does not. In fact, I’d argue there is no such thing as home ownership in the US anymore: … The Home Ownership DelusionRead More »

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 ‚Äėtalk‚Äô was unavoidable. So I … The 9 Corporate Personality …

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7 Reasons I’m Annoyed By All Marathons

A few friends on Facebook are up in arms about having the NYC marathon in the aftermath of Sandy. I’d like to take it a step further. Here are 6 reasons I can’t stand all marathons and want them all to stop: … 7 Reasons I’m Annoyed By All MarathonsRead More »

Old IdeaFaktory Podcast #1 Outtakes: Little People and Russian Curses

You are only seeing this post because you logged in to ideafaktory. ¬†Welcome. ¬†We will regularly post fun excerpts from shows – especially naughty ones that didn’t make it into the original episode. ¬†This will always be for logged-in fans only! Here ¬†Dan Lyons¬†and I get a bit sidetracked with … Old IdeaFaktory Podcast #1 …

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Go Postal!

Now Everyone Can ‘Go Postal!’

Just got this confidentially from a friend working on this project for the US Post Office… It’s unreal. Original Email (names were changed/omitted): —– Forwarded Message —– From:¬† omitted To:¬†omitted Sent:¬†Wednesday, Jan 15, 2012 4:54 PM Subject:¬†Proposal:¬†New Post Office Business Model – Go Postal! Hi Dave, To follow up on … Now Everyone Can ‘Go …

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