This week is a treat. I welcome comedian Jim Jefferies as my guest. Yes, the same Jim Jefferies who told Piers Morgan to “F*** off!” on Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday. This episode is a about a dark, ugly, beautiful revelation I had, inspired by a brilliant bit on Jim’s Netflix special, Freedumb. As a …
Over 40 new religions have spawned beneath us & we are all disciples. Here’s what it means for our future.
Ever wonder why suddenly there’s all kinds of “fake news” and everyone, including our President, can lie without consequence? Steve Faktor explains the five evolutionary reasons why bullshit is winning. Enjoy the latest episode of The McFuture podcast (or read it below)! Remember to share it & rate it 5-stars on iTunes! In 1963, 10 …
You didn’t think it was going to be that easy to get that terrific system we proposed last episode, did you? To make universal healthcare work for Americans, providers and insurers, we came up with $3 TRILLION in efficiency, growth and prevention innovations. We did all the hard work, so you can go right back to flipping …
Vampires, Oligarchs & Dr. Facebook [Universal Healthcare – Part 5 of 6] Read More »
Every night, dozens of billionaires curl up with an underfed model, wondering where their next plate of wealth-affirming foie gras will come from. But heartless Americans don’t care. They want billionaires to pay for universal healthcare, universal basic income (UBI), free college, and a pocket comb for Bernie. What if they met every demand? Would we …
Steve Faktor’s keynote helps entrepreneurs capitalize on the rise of new religions to re-imagine their products & services.
Is there a formula to predict the future? Not just the future, but THE INEVITABLE? Here’s my draft. It challenges everything we believe about ideas, innovation & our future. And explains why Elon Musk and Donald Trump are powerless against fate. But we are not. A feast for your imagination…with a few halfway-decent jokes sprinkled in. …
Like any authentic pinata, Part 3 of The Capitalist Solution For Universal Healthcare is packed with candy and nails. So many expect so much from government, especially healthcare. But what can this monster actually deliver? A cynic (or libertarian) might say, “NOTHING!! GIVE ME MY MONEY BACK!” But you’re in luck. This is a balanced report card …
Would You Trust A Schizophrenic? (With Your Healthcare) [Part 3 of 6] Read More »
Sure all those social media apps on your phone have quirky logos and cutesy names. (Is Fandoogle taken?) But every one of these companies is a stone cold KILLER. While filling our days with grumpy cat videos, they fill their bellies with fleshy chunks of hopeful, desperate media partners, who learned the hard way that …
Beautiful Zombies [The 12 New Rules For The Future of Media, Part 2] Read More »
The ultimate, 100% organic, locally-sourced, gluten-free business case for why our healthcare system is an economic nightmare. And why those who think they’re safe – the insured – are most vulnerable. By the time we’re done, every citizen, capitalist, entrepreneur, artist and cripple will want to rise up and smash our system to bits…with their homemade crutches. …
The 13 Economic Crimes of American Healthcare [Part 2 of 6] Read More »
The 9 Corporate Personality Types And How To Inspire Them To Innovate [NPR Radio Interview]
Finding Fulfillment In The Digital Workplace
PSFK Interview With Steve Faktor: Innovation In The New Workplace
Incremental Illness Claims Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer
The Famous 4E’s Of Google Strategy & the updated version featured on the cover story of Germany’s Capital Magazine
Our Platform Risk Matrix, which predicted twitter’s developer ouster a year in advance
Fun, viral taxonomies like The 9 Corporate Personality Types & 15 Faces Of Facebook
Should Your Startup Be Charitable Decision Matrix
Prescription: HP Could Reinvent 3D Printing And Itself (Forbes, 10/2012)
11/2013 – Meg Whitman Announced A Virtual Clone Of Steve’s Strategy As Documented By This Blogger
Prediction: Anticipated Twitter’s Instability & Alienation Of Its Developers In Surviving Platform Risk (See Chart) (10/2011)
8/2012 – Twitter’s Api Update Cuts Off Oxygen To Third-Party Clients
Facebook Upends Publishers, Switching From Clickbait To Pay-To-Play, Then Video, Then Away From News Publishers.
Prediction: In Deconstructing Google’s Strategy & Detailed Google Report accurately Predicted Investment In Future Opportunities (Like Education), Disposition Of Motorola & Failure Of Google+. (Forbes/LinkedIn/Cover Story Of Germany’s Top Business Magazine Capital 05/2013)
1/2014 – Google Sells Motorola
4/2014 – Vic Gundotra, Google+ Head Departs
2/2014 – Google Capital Lands $300 Million And Leaps Into Web Education
5-2014 – Google Debuts Classroom, A Free Apps For Education Tool To Help Teachers Create And Collect Assignments
Prescription: Corporations Should Drop Diploma Requirement To Cure College Debt (LinkedIn, 1/2014)
09/2018 – Google, Apple And 13 Other Companies That No Longer Require Employees To Have A College Degree
2015 – Ernst & Young Stopped Requiring Degrees. Should You?
Prescription: 10 New Rules For Mobile Payments And Loyalty Startups (Forbes, 3/2013)
Virtually Every Rule Still Holds True, E.g. E-Wallets Are Not A Business, Failures Of QR Codes/ NFC/Social In Payments, Etc.