February 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Wild is the Game: the art of facilitation

Julien Goby is the founder of Wild is the Game, initiated 10 years ago. Passionate facilitator, his ambition from the start was to build a structure in which learning and perfecting the profession of facilitation are a priority. Among the pioneers of t…

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February 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

4 Things Every Business Leader Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Automation

In 2011, MIT economists Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee self-published an unassuming e-book titled Race Against The Machine. It quickly became a runaway hit. Before long, the two signed a contract with W. W. Norton & Company to publish a full-l…

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February 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How and what to teach to win the 4th industrial revolution

If for nothing else than the future of your children, take 12 minutes to watch this. If you agree, then thriving in the 4th industrial revolution will require nothing short of restructuring public education at all levels, not just k-12. Even docto…

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February 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Forget Your Business Plan. Create a Strategy Map.

Strategic plans become outdated the moment they’re created. Instead, create a one-page strategy map. Having run the internal strategy consulting group at HP, and then consulting to both startups and big companies lik…

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February 28, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Sun Tzu on Preparation

“Every battle is won or lost before it is fought.” – Sun Tzu

What challenge or opportunity is coming up for you that will require a higher level of preparation than you usually make? What extra effort are you willing to make in order to prepare? Wh…

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February 28, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What is a creative “Flow State”? And how can I achieve it?

What makes it possible for high performance athletes, aritists, scientists and innovators to effortlessly produce great, creative work? In certain situations, it seems like these people enter a state where ideas and results just seem to flow naturally. You may have even experienced it yourself. You begin an activity, and become so enveloped by it […]

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February 28, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Why Should Recruiters Prefer Conversational Recruiting?

Conversational recruiting may be the answer to solving problems in finding the best candidates to join your company. Let’s have a look at how in this article.
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February 27, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

ODI Practitioner Insights: An Interview with Marco de Polo from Roche Diabetes Care

It is quite rare for a company to open up and offer a true and detailed insight into their unique practices and experiences on their path to becoming more customer-centric. However, Marco de Polo from Roche Diabetes Care does exactly this in this inter…

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February 26, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Webinar – 5 Customer-Driven Business Models for the Digital Economy

We invite you to listen to a recent webinar on 5 Customer-Driven Business Models for the Digital Economy. When it comes to competitive advantage, business models supercede products and services – and their lifespan is shrinking. If your model hasn’t changed within the past year or so, you have no time to lose! Link to

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February 26, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Value Shifts as Drivers of Innovation

January is now well past and so too is an annual event. The CES (Consumer Electronics Show), one of the hottest tickets in town if you are involved in marketing or product development across so many sectors, takes place every year in Las Vegas. The des…

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February 26, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

5 Reasons Why Middle Management Slows Down Innovation

Innovative ideas and processes will stagnate without support from middle management. Let’s explore why that is, with an emphasis on larger companies, in this article.
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February 25, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Tesla Is Building Its First European Factory— But It Has to Clear a Forest First

Tesla is having a banner year, and we’re not even two months in. After reaching what was an all-time high in December at a value of $393.15 per share, last Wednesday the company’s stock closed at more than double that: $917.42 per share. While its car sales are strong, they’re not the source of Tesla’s […]

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February 24, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Make Sure You Choose the Right Words

We all want to make progress. We all want to to do the right thing. And we all have the best intentions. But often we don’t pay enough attention to the words we use. There are pure words that convey a message in a kind soothing way and there are snarl …

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February 23, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Ways We Innovate: Lobby Watch

Here is an interesting exercise in judging your companies employee engagement. It requires a few days of effort and keen observation. First, block out your calendar for weekday mornings and afternoons, preferably a half hour before your typical workday…

February 23, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Forget Your Business Plan – Create a Strategy Map

Strategic plans become outdated the moment they’re created. Instead, create a one-page strategy map. Having run the internal strategy consulting group at HP, and then consulting to both startups and big companies like Disney, Visa, Colgate, Medtr…

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February 23, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

AI Just Discovered a New Antibiotic to Kill the World’s Nastiest Bacteria

Penicillin, one of the greatest discoveries in the history of medicine, was a product of chance. After returning from summer vacation in September 1928, bacteriologist Alexander Fleming found a colony of bacteria he’d left in his London lab had sprouted a fungus. Curiously, wherever the bacteria contacted the fungus, their cell walls broke down and […]

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February 23, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

181 CEOs of the Largest U.S. Corporations Altered the Role of Corporations for Decades to Come

Imagine getting the CEOs of the largest corporations to agree on something. Well, it just happened, and it’s going to change the very purpose of 21st-century corporations. In his 1962 book Capitalism, the Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Frie…

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February 21, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What and How to Teach to Win the 4th Industrial Revolution

If for nothing else than the future of your children, take 12 minutes to watch this. If you agree, then thriving in the 4th industrial revolution will require nothing short of restructuring public education at all levels, not just k-12. Even doctors wi…

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February 21, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Recent Innovations in Translation and Localization 

In this article, we’ll have a look at translation and localization industry trends.
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February 21, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

3D printing is the future of home construction

If you have been following recent innovations, you will definitely have heard about the benefits of 3D printing in the design and prototyping of new products. But did you know that we are beginning to 3D print entire buildings now? These new large-scale printers deposit layers of concrete, which harden to form the walls of […]

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February 20, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Finishes First Tunnel for 155mph Vegas Loop

Last month I attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas. I had a list of all the tech I wanted to see, talk to someone about, or try for myself, and I spent two days speed-walking between buildings and booths, scrambling to cram it all in: a 360-degree hologram, an exosuit, a flying taxi, […]

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February 20, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Pros and Cons of Becoming an Innovation Consultant

One question many innovators face at some point in their careers is whether to work in a large, corporate organization, or in a small start up or consultancy. Today I want to revisit and update a blog I wrote a few years ago for LinkedIn that discussed…

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February 20, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Why Digitalization Doesn’t Change the Way Companies Innovate

Will digitalization fundamentally change the way companies innovate? Our answer is no. While digital technologies hold enormous innovation potential, they belong to the sphere of “solutions” and are means to a higher purpose.
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February 19, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How NASA Leads Intrapreneurial Innovation

Not everyone knows that NASA has embedded crowdsourcing into their strategy and capabilities. But in fact, back in 2011 (after they ran a highly successful crowdsourcing pilot) NASA established the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoE…

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February 19, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Innovation and its Effect on World of Photography

We’ve reached a couple of interesting milestones in a very short period of time, and it behooves us to pay attention to the changes in what has been an important industry – photography. For innovators, it’s been easy to kick Kodak aro…

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February 18, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

CES 2020 Highlights

Every year I come away from CES (Consumer Electronics Show) amazed at how influential technology has become in our lives.  It’s not just about clever gadgets, large screen TVs, concept cars, and shiny objects – it’s about the many ways our world is changing. The displays and talks reflected how everything from healthcare, the environment,

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February 18, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

A Sad Fact: Leaders Who Lie Can Still Be Trusted by Their Followers

Being truthful and being trustworthy aren’t the same, which poses a problem for both society and the practice of leadership itself In today’s world, it’s hard to know who to listen to and what to believe. Who’s the best Presidential candidate? Is…

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February 17, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Four Questions to Choose Innovation Projects

It’s a challenge to prioritize and choose innovation projects. There are open questions on the technology, the product/service, the customer, the price and sales volume. Other than that, things are pretty well defined. But with all that, you’ve still g…

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February 17, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Storytelling is a Great Way to Transmit Tacit Knowledge

Deciphering the secret code of tacit knowledge
Why storytelling matters in business
STORYTELLING AT WORK: The Book
Idea Champions

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February 17, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

True Transformation Isn’t Top-Down Or Bottom-Up, But Side-To-Side

In a disruptive era, the only viable strategy is to adapt and that is especially true today. With change seeming to accelerate with each passing year, every organization must transform itself. Those who are unable to change often find that they are una…

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