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Valedictorious?

Here’s a controversial statement: You don’t want your child to be valedictorian. Or, captain of the (bubble-wrapped) football team. Or even that popular. Peaking too early can breed complacency, set unrealistic expectations that success will come easily. It won’t. Valedictorians have a bigger problem, their success is a testament to … Valedictorious?Read More »

Prescription: Schools and Businesses Should Intertwine to Drive Innovation

Status: Occurring Prescription: Universities and businesses should intertwine “There is a mass-market opportunity for new types of schools that are linked to business and get private funding. These schools will produce more innovators, engineers, and tinkerers who don’t mind getting their hands dirty.” Econovation, 2011, p.147 What Happened Citi Ventures … Prescription: Schools and Businesses …

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Steve Faktor Confronts Corporate Innovation, Startups & Future of Work

In this unfiltered interview with FOX Business commentator Ari Zoldan, I separate truth from B.S. on the murky worlds of corporate innovation, startups, AI, and the future of work. I also get into: Why corporate innovation often fails: math The dirty secret behind the mythology of startups Why Google is good … Steve Faktor Confronts Corporate …

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