culture

The Economics of Happiness

While researching my next book on the future of jobs, I had a revelation. No, God didn’t hand me a Windows tablet. I was blown away by how many articles and websites I found about ‘happiness at work’. 5 Ways to Make Your Boss Love You 7 Steps to a Job That Completes You 10 Tricks to […]

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Finding Fulfillment in the Digital Workplace (CMS Wire Interview w/Steve Faktor)

An interview I did with CMS Wire By Blake Landau (@blakelandau)   Jan 21, 2013 Steve Faktor is the author of Econovation and the Harvard Business Review article “Happiness Will Not Be Downloaded.” Faktor is an entrepreneur, futurist and digital commerce expert. He was a senior executive at American Express, Citi and MasterCard. Faktor spoke earlier this month

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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 decided to codify my lessons

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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 renowned for achieving maximum commitment

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