What Innovation Doesn’t Solve Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the big dreams and grand visions of my distant relative, Robert Fair DeGraff—a publishing innovator who co-founded Pocket Books in 1939. Read More
Mastering the Five Levels of Creativity (Part 4) Narratological Creativity: Have you ever heard a child try to get its story straight? Read More
Why the ‘most innovative companies’ aren’t Pull out the list of the “most innovative companies” from your favorite business magazine. Read More
Break Down the Game Film American football is a game of strategy and confidence tricks that would make a flimflam man rosy. Read More
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Waffle House By Guest Author James Adams As evidenced by the “Occupy Wall Street” movement and European debt debacles, the pervasive sense of economic malaise that began more than three years ago isn’t fading anytime soon.  Read More
Wrong Way Columbus Most school children know the story of the First Voyage of Christopher Columbus though its interpretation now ranges anywhere from the triumph of the spirit to persevere in the Age of Discovery to some corrupt form of economic plundering in the Age of Imperialism. Read More
Necessity and Innovation: How to Utilize the Blessings of Dark Time Why is necessity the mother of invention? Read More
I’m Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take It Anymore “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore” declared the longtime news anchor Howard Beale in the 1975 film classic Network. Read More
We Grow When Our Life Sucks “When you ain’t got nothin’, you got nothin’ to lose” (Bob Dylan) Organizations are designed to maintain their equilibrium. Read More
Fail Early and Off-Broadway “You know, I believe we have two lives. Read More