Indistinguishable From Magic

This is the story of two worlds and the beings that inhabit them. One of these is our world. The one we can see and feel. The world of the “users.” It lies on our side of the video screen.

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Technology, Instaculture, and the Death of Creativity

Technology, Instaculture, and The Death of Creativity

The quest for creativity in an #instaperfect world.

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Disruptive Innovation

Disruptive Innovation — maybe it’s time to expand our theory

20 years ago, Clay Christensen defined a Theory of Disruptive Innovation. One by which Uber and Google are not disruptive. Perhaps it’s time for an update.

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Towards a Self-Healing Organization

What would happen if we stopped trying to make our organizations flawless and instead made them indestructible?

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What Do You Want

F*ck what other people want. What do YOU want?

I have a confession to make. There’s something that’s never quite sat right with me about Lean Startup.

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Evolution Ultimate Hacker

Evolution is the ultimate hacker

If you want to push the edge on what’s possible then you should look to the true original gangsta of innovation as your role model.

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Advice 14 Year Old

Advice to My 14 Year Old Self

What would you tell 14 year old Abby about being a girl/future woman working in Tech?

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Zuck Harvard

What Makes Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurial?

Ever wondered what makes some people natural entrepreneurs while others can… well, hold down a real job?

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More Human Than Human

Biohacking: More human than human

Hacking technology is SO last year. Wanna play with the cool kids? Come join the wonderful world of biohacking.

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Abby Fichtner Tedx

What Is Fear is Holding You Back From?

My TEDx Talk: Do One Thing Every Day that Scares You

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Sharing Is The New Genius

Sharing is the New Genius

The old model of creativity is a myth. It’s time for a new one.

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Does your personality type help you get shit done?

Does Your Personality Help You Get Shit Done?

They say there are two types of people in this world. Those who divide the world into types of people, and those who don’t.

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Joshua Davis

Escaping Success

Forget what you’ve been told. Let’s talk about the importance of fear and of escaping success.

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Why Hacker

Why “Hacker” ?

When I think of hackers, I don’t think about people who break into voting machines or steal credit card data. I think of people who change the world.

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Creating Communities when Your (Company’s) Life Depends on It

How do you build up a community when your organization’s life depends upon it?

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Agile Vs Lean

Agile Vs. Lean: Yeah Yeah, What’s the Difference?

Is Agile the same as Lean? When people say “agile” do they really mean Scrum? Or do people still use different types of agile – and if so, why?

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Imagine a World Where Everyone Followed Their Passion

I hate to admit it, but if I’m honest with myself – I’ve got some stereotypes… and I freakin LOVE it when people prove me wrong.

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The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations

The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations

When you give people freedom, you get chaos, but you also get incredible creativity.

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Are We Agile Yet

Are We Agile Yet?

Sorry to break the news, but forcing everyone to stand up at your daily meetings doesn’t make you agile. So then… what is it that does make you agile?

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Plane Crash

Plane Crashes, Software Failures, and other Human Errors

What can we learn about team effectiveness by observing teams whose performance can — quite literally — mean the difference between life and death?

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Do you want to push the edge on what's possible?

Abby Fichtner works with some of the world's top organizations and universities to incite creativity and spur extraordinary results.

Whether you're looking to foster innovation, create a 21st Century workplace of engaged employees, or become a change leader in your industry -- bringing in an expert who's helped hundreds of companies do the same is a brilliant way to accelerate your results. Bringing excitement and fresh perspectives to rally your entire organization in your growth and success.