Weekly Briefing No. 8

330 Words | (1) Do Not Let ’em Ever See the Strings, (2) Packaging Matters More Than You Think, and (3) Eggs Don’t Have Screws. Don’t Let ’em See the Strings…Or, They will Know that You are Faking When watching science fiction television or film, the last thing you want to see is the strings flying the […]

Weekly Briefing No. 7

335 Words | (1) Volunteering for Innovation Breakthrough, (2) Serving Many Well by Serving One First, and (3) The Duh of Grandparents Ministry  Volunteer for Direct Service… and See the Real Needs Up-close and Personal   There is something about direct service that brings you right into the center of the problems that need solving. One radical idea is […]

Weekly Briefing No. 6

299 Words | (1) Combining, Decoupling or a Mashup with a Dash of Something New, (2) Bootstrapping Innovation, and (3) Choosing Innovation Over Incremental Improvement for Rapid Growth  Combining, Decoupling or Mashup…and Combinations of Melding    Many redefined social problems require new solutions but the components of these new solutions may come from pieces of existing offerings. By putting together or […]

Weekly Briefing No. 5

331 Words | (1) Going OT for Innovation Inspiration, (2) Validation through Humble Inquiry, and (3) Crowdfunding for More Than Money  Leviticus 19 for Innovation Inspiration  Need inspiration for innovation? Go to the Hebrew Scriptures and visit the ancient wisdom given to Moses directly from the Lord for the people of Israel for Holiness in Personal Conduct. Holiness refers […]

Weekly Briefing No. 4

 341 Words | (1) Entering an Existing Conversation, (2) One Call a Week, and (3) Hiring Right to Meet Unmet Needs. Enter the Conversation that Your Community is Already In… and, Shortcut the Innovation Process  The best innovation responds to the existing needs of those you are attempting to serve. Simply by entering the existing conversation we […]

Weekly Briefing No. 3

 334 Words | (1) There in Nothing Quiet About Silence, (2) Information, Imitation and Innovation and (3) Inclusion Ending Abortion.  Silence is Getting Louder (and Could Be Culture Bender Picture of the Year) Martin Scorsese has just released a Masterwork movie about faith and ideas, entitled Silence, that is so good that it is already creating an Academy Award […]

Weekly Briefing No. 2

 339 Words | (1) Changing the Hero in Your Story, (2) What We Can Learn from Rob Bell and (3) Surrender Strong. Change the Hero in Your Story (without Changing the Main Character) Who is the hero in your story? Of course, Jesus is the main character but who is the hero? If your church, ministry or business […]

Weekly Briefing No. 1

271 Words | (1) Reversing the One Child Policy, (2) Rethinking Liberal Theology and (3) Why Post-Truth is a Lie One Child Policy in China Worked Too Well (and, Now They Want to Reverse It) After decades of mandated One Child Policy in China, people are now only desiring one child. Government wants to reverse the […]

Weekly Briefing No. 0

  • November 23rd, 2016
  • About
  • Marc

Welcome from the Founder Hi, my name is Marc Stein and I am the reluctant founder of Culture Bender. You see, I already have a great full time job and an even fuller personal life. The reason I finally decided to jump in and create Culture Bender is because we, as followers of the risen Christ, […]