Author Archives: Josh Folk

Where to Get New Ideas… How About the Romanian Food Festival?

where to get new ideas

Our family had so much fun at the Smithsonian’s Military Invention Day three weeks ago, we decided to hit the town again and join up with fellow IdeaScale colleague, Matt Paulson, and his family and head to Potomac, MD for the Romanian Food Festival. Matt spent two years in Romania with the Peace Corps. It’s where … Continued

Military Invention Day

Military Invention Day

Two weeks ago, my wife and I looked at the weekend weather report – more rain.  If you live in the Washington, D.C. area, then you’ve experienced record breaking rainfall recently. On top of that, our nine month old is like a bull in a China shop right now. So in spite of the weather, staying … Continued

Top 15 Reasons to Attend Open Nation

Have you booked your flight yet?  It’s that time of the year, my friends, to solidify plans to come to Open Nation – IdeaScale’s annual customer summit. Open Nation is being held on November 2-3 this year in Berkeley, CA. It’s a place for you to connect with other IdeaScale customers and hear from other … Continued

Environmental, Social, and Governance Strategy in the Workplace

Environmental, Social, and Governance Strategy

As if corporate managers didn’t have enough to worry about, they must now  consider a new business challenge: investors are increasingly looking towards non-financial data to determine your company’s risk. Environmental, social and governance strategy (ESG) refers to the three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of an investment in a company … Continued

Employee Innovation: The Secret to Making Your Boss Love Your Idea

employee innovation

Does your boss see you as someone who is influential? If not, then you might want to reconsider your chances at promotion. “The more you are known and respected by people above you, the better off you are from a career standpoint,” says Priscilla Claman, the president of Career Strategies, a Boston-based consulting firm. One … Continued