July 31, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Why Tell Stories?

In the last 60 seconds, here’s what happened:

168 million emails were sent, 700,000 Google searches were launched, and 60 hours of YouTube videos were uploaded, not to mention all the spam, banner ads, phone calls, Facebook posts, tweets, texts, and…

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July 30, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How To Measure Your Knowledge Management Performance

With a clear understanding of knowledge management success, executives can make more effective managerial decisions.
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July 30, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

A Year After Getting Gene Therapy, Boys With Muscular Dystrophy Are Healthier and Stronger

Two and a half years ago, a study published in Science Advances detailed how the gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas-9 repaired genetic mutations related to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The study was a proof of concept, and used induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). But now a similar treatment has not only been administered to real people, […]

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July 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

ON TRUST: Do I Have Your Best Interests at Heart?

Here’s a two-minute video on trust — Jim Knight addressing a key component of this most important topic: “Do I have the best interests of the other person at heart?” In other words, are we being truly benevolent and caring towards “the other?” Peop…

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July 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

BRAVING: A Deeper Dive Into What Real Trust Is All About

Here’s a very lucid 10-minute video from Brene Brown on trust. “Braving” is her acronym for what she considers to be the key elements of trust: Boundaries, Reliability, Accountability, Vault (confidentiality), Integrity, Non-Judgment, and Generosity …

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July 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Developing High Performance Leadership

Organizational knowledge cannot merely be described as the sum of individual knowledge, but as a systematic combination based on social interactions shared among organizational members.
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July 29, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What If Cars Could Read and React to Your Emotions? Soon, They Will

Imagine you’re on your daily commute to work, driving along a crowded highway while trying to resist looking at your phone. You’re already a little stressed out because you didn’t sleep well, woke up late, and have an important meeting in a couple hours, but you just don’t feel like your best self. Suddenly another […]

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July 28, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Let Customers Help You Innovate During COVID

In this article, we’ll look at three ways to engage customers and create products they want to buy right now.
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July 28, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

37 Great Quotes on Trust

If you are a member of a team, there will be times when trust flies out the window. Your willingness to rely on others to do the right thing will shrivel. Such is life. But just because trust shrivels, doesn’t mean it’s gone. Smaller? Yes. Gone? Not …

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July 26, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The Real Organizational Chart?

One reason why there isn’t more innovation in most of our lives is because too many of us are working on our own. Not a good idea. Pause for a moment and identify at least one person with whom you need to collaborate. Who is it? What role will they p…

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July 24, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

This Russian Firm’s Star Designer Is an AI—but No One Knew That for a Year

Imagine discovering a new artist or designer—whether visual art, fashion, music, or even writing—and becoming a big fan of her work. You follow her on social media, eagerly anticipate new releases, and chat about her talent with your friends. It’s not long before you want to know more about this creative, inspiring person, so you […]

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July 23, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How Can Banks Transform?

What does digital transformation mean to banks and financial institutions? Right now, it means using digital technologies to accelerate change within the organization, mostly applying digital technologies to current processes and products. Maybe it mea…

July 23, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Leading and managing human transitions through adversity

Being effective as a transitional leader or manager, make sure to take, enact and embody, both a well-considered, generous, kind and caring, and an orchestrated strategic and systemic effort.

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July 21, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The Six Sides of the So-Called Box

Unless you’ve been in a coma for the past 20 years, I’m sure you’re familiar with the phrase “get out of the box.” It’s everywhere. Whole industries have sprung up around it, including mine.

No one can deny that getting out of the box is a good thing…

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July 21, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Knowledge Management in the Era of the COVID-19 Crisis

Executives should look at three-step processes of knowledge accumulation, integration, and reconfiguration. This model for managing knowledge reflects a more strategic and practical perspective, as it is process-oriented and most applicable for leading…

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July 20, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Ways We Innovate: 60 Uses In Two Minutes

They say that good artists borrow, but great artists steal, so consider this taken from the great dancer, Twyla Tharp. In her book, The Creative Habit, she outlined a creativity exercise which she asked her students to go through to help them break thr…

July 19, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Prevention and treatment of Karona Kovid 19 infection epidemic is possible through Yoga

Prevention and treatment of Karona Kovid 19 infection epidemic is possible through Yoga.
By including yoga in our life, we can not only protect ourselves from epidemics like Corona, but also from falling victim to many diseases. Each of the eight orga…

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July 16, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

2084

100 years from Orwell’s 1984. The world will have solved the dilemmas that are killing us. How do we get there? The century of new tech Step-change technology (AI, Blockchain, IOT, bio-tech) is not just an engine of growth. It is the only bridge to get to the future. Dilemma. 1. Those who ignore New …

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July 16, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Seeing The Future

Marketing. We will see a decline of traditional media, and a concentration and digitization of advertising. Consumers will be sourcing their info and ‘cool’ online, via very few, integrated and global platforms. Marketing needs to adjust to this behavioral shift. All of this needs to be orchestrated centrally, with a strong set of corporate positions and a …

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July 16, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

This Century Will See Massive Shifts in the Global Population, Economy, and Power Structure

A lot of the predictions we hear about the future involve a hot, crowded planet, one where we need some serious science to figure out how to feed everyone and control rising global temperatures. The UN’s population forecast of almost 10 billion people by 2050 is widely quoted, and with it has come much conjecture […]

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July 15, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Why Let Others Disrupt You? Take the Smart Self-Disruption Journey!

In a time when uncertainty reigns, the fear of being disrupted can brutally hurt any business. Responsible leaders who dare to anticipate disruption and take steps to self-inflict it to their organization in a smart and controlled way are best position…

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July 14, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Peace through Entrepreneurship: How Businesses Can Be a Force for Unity

Cyprus is politically divided, movement is restricted, and there are two different authorities and sets of laws. How can innovation and entrepreneurship thrive in such a polarized environment – and alternatively, how does that polarization drive innova…

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July 13, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How the Royal Australian Navy Nurtures Innovators

The first time I heard Stephen Delo speak, it was at the Australian Intrapreneurs Summit. He was talking about some truly fascinating ideas: how 3D printing could be used at sea, possibilities for drones, new methods for making the Royal Australian Nav…

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July 12, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Categorization Leads To Stagnation

Humans love to sort things. It helps us to decide how we need to deal with what is in front of us. Whenever we have a new experience, we automatically take that experience and throw it into a category that we already understand. When we come across som…

July 12, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Get Your Team Focused on Results With This KPI Template

Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance. The problem is that most teams don’t have clear key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of their strategies and projects. Sure, they may have goals, but without clear KPIs, they don’t have a way to know quantitatively that they’re …

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July 12, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Experimenting 100 innovative solutions over 20 countries in Africa

Experimenting 100 innovative solutions over 20 countries in Africa twice a year: that’s the process we describe in this compelling interview with David L. Ross, Innovation teacher at Carnegie Mellon University, about corporate open innovation in Africa, initially published in Disrupt Africa. David Ross teaches innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment at Carnegie Mellon University Africa, and …

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July 12, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Centvingsept by Pixelis: a place for creativity, and branding for good

Fanny Desbois is Communication Director, and Madame l’Ambassadeur of le centvingsept by Pixelis, an organic and open place to the world: it hosts strong projects within Pixelis eco-system. It is a place of sharing, openness, learning and curiosity. Change-makers for good (aiming at positive impact) from all over the world are invited to shake up practices, …

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July 12, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Retail Innovation: A Collision Conference Interview with Doug Stephens

Is COVID-19 really the universe tapping us on the shoulder? We have tranquilized ourselves as consumers with mindless consumption. This really is the opportunity we have as an industry to sit down together and make a change.

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July 12, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Google Loon Is Now Beaming WiFi Down to Earth From Giant Balloons

Four years ago, three big tech companies had plans in the works to beam internet down to Earth from the sky, and each scenario sounded wilder than the next. SpaceX requested permission to launch 4,425 satellites into orbit to create a global internet hotspot. Facebook wanted to use solar-powered drones and laser-based tech to shoot […]

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July 9, 2020 | by Chris Kalaboukis

THE FIRST 20 HOURS: How to Learn Anything

Wanna learn something new? Good! Start here. This 19 minute TED Talk demystifies the process of learning anything new. No, you don’t need 10,000 hours to master a new skill. Much less. HINT: The biggest obstacle to learning anything new isn’t int…

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