March 31, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

jet engine that can fly in space

jet engine that can fly in space. it can take off like a plane fly in the atmosphere and fly in space no need for separate rockets.

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March 31, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

This is what failure actually looks like

I want to tell you a story about the most clear example of failure I know of. In 2019, while I was living and working in Australia, a news story went around which was so crazy it was hard to believe. A drug dealer had been caught by the police, and had therefore lost the […]

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March 30, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Why you can’t trust surveys: The Response Bias(es)

In my experience, I do not put much trust into the responses of surveys or polls. Especially when it comes to asking people what they think or feel about a topic, which so often happens in new product development and innovation. And there is a simple reason for this: What people say they would do, […]

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March 29, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The problem with Perfectionism

“What is my biggest weakness? Well, I can be a bit of a perfectionist…” Would you consider yourself a perfectionist? Many people would, especially those who are high achievers and those who strive to produce world changing creative ideas and innovations. In fact, with modern society’s continued focus on working harder and hustling more, many […]

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March 28, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What is the relationship between talent, creativity, skill and performance?

Often, when someone says they are not creative, what they are really saying is that they do not believe they have the same level of skills or talents as people they look up to as creative. Even if the people they look up to have spent an entire lifetime developing those talents. What they do […]

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March 28, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

5 Upcoming Trends for Female Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Today, there are more than 12.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States. As female-led organizations continue to grow year after year, so does the positive impact they have on our economy and the jobs they create. Here are five upcoming trends for female entrepreneurs and innovators to keep on your radar: The rise of

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March 26, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How to Create Innovation Confidence During the Great Resignation

Do your employees feel confident at work right now? Or are you worried that the Great Resignation may impact your company? Take these steps to make sure that your focus on innovation is the reason employees stay, and not the reason they leave. 
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March 25, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Mini Podcast S7E155 – 5 Reasons why you should regularly review your previous work

Yesterday, I wrote about the 5 reasons you should regularly review your previous work. I was so inspired that today I recorded a mini-podcast episode of the Idea to Value podcast all about it. The 5 reasons are: See the evolution of your creative output Be inspired to generate new ideas Overcome previous challenges Evaluate […]

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March 25, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Want to Become a Certified FREE THE GENIE Facilitator?

If you are looking for a simple, engaging way to spark powerful new ideas for your friends, colleagues, team, department, or clients, you have come to the right place.

1. WHAT IS Free the Genie? Free the Genie is a 60-90 minute online creative th…

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March 24, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What were your first creative outputs like?

Over the past few weeks, I have been reviewing every one of my previous blog posts. It is part of a review I am doing to consolidate the research I have done over the past 9 years. And what I have to admit is a bit painful… Compared to the quality of the articles I […]

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March 23, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Eating your own dog food

You have a product. And you are trying to convince customers that they should trust you and buy your product. But do you actually know what it is like using the product you are trying to sell? So many leaders in companies have no idea what their own products are actually like. Whether the quality […]

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March 22, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The difference between how a CEO and a department head think about failure

What is the purpose of a CEO in relation to innovation? While they are required to help form the innovation strategy and allocate resources, one of the most important responsibilities they have is in setting the attitude towards failure in innovation projects. After all, we know that the majority of innovation projects fail. This costs […]

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March 21, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What Is the FemTech Revolution?

First coined by entrepreneur Ida Tin in 2016, “FemTech” has become a popular buzzword in the healthcare industry. Once considered a niche market, women’s health today presents significant business opportunities for companies, investors, and stakeholders—and it’s no wonder why. Women account for approximately 80% of consumer purchasing decisions related to health and wellness. Read on

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March 21, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Shiny Object Syndrome

Some innovation teams and creatives seem to never want to let go of their favorite ideas, even after they have proven that they are not going anywhere.Yet there are also individuals and teams who have the opposite problem.They may start on one idea, yet before they can make meaningful progress, or especially when things begin […]

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March 21, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How the Pandemic Created the Virtual Innovation Lab

COVID reshaped every department—including your innovation department. Find out how some organizations adapted to the remote work age by creating the virtual innovation lab, and how you can create your own by downloading this complimentary infographic.

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March 18, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Ikigai: What you are meant to do

With so many options for how we can spend our time, how do we find something which not only provides value to us, but is also motivating to do. Research has found that when people feel motivated by making progress against something they find meaningful, not only does it make them happier, it also makes […]

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March 17, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Give your ideas some legs: walking boosts creativity

Many of the world’s great artists, scientists and thinkers have long espoused the benefits of walking on their creative process. For example, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche even said: All Truly Great Thoughts Are Conceived While WalkingNietzsche But is there any link between walking and actually being more creative? Many other notable creatives throughout history even made […]

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March 16, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

GLIDE: The new “creative” Artificial Intelligence which can compete with human graphic designers and artists

If you have ever asked yourself whether a computer can be creative, we have just gotten closer to the answer. While software has long been able to generate artistic work like text, scripts and images, a new piece of software called OpenAI GLIDE AI has recently been released which blows these out of the water. […]

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March 15, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Why we value our own ideas so highly: The IKEA effect

There is a tendency for people to love their own ideas. Not necessarily because the ideas themselves are better than others, but instead because of the work which people put into developing them. As a result, they are often disappointed when other people do not care as much about their ideas as they do. This […]

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March 14, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The 4 Golden Rules of Brainstorming

When innovating with your team, there are a few rules that are important regardless of the ideation session you’re conducting. In this article, we’ll outline the four golden rules of brainstorming and talk about how following them can improve your team…

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March 14, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Zero to One, vs. one to 1,000

People often forget that in order for an innovation to be successful, it needs more than just to be created. Inventing something is hardly ever enough. Instead, it needs to reach scale. You can think of the creation, invention or discover of the innovation as the first step, starting at zero. After all, even the […]

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March 11, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

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The neuro simulator device

I have studied this idea from Recommended theory from ( dr. Andrew huberman Dr. Daniel Z Lieberman and Lisa Feldman barrett. )

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March 11, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The creative personality: Which of the Big 5 Personality Traits is associated with creativity?

Why do creative people often behave so differently than other people? For decades, researchers have been trying to find out what makes up the personality profile of creative, innovative people. And whatever stereotype you have of what a creative person should look or behave like, we do now have some scientific evidence of how they […]

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March 10, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Podcast S7E154: Ralph-Christian Ohr – Dual innovation and scaling up Ventures

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Dr Ralph-Christian Ohr about ambidexterity, dual innovation and what it takes to scale up new ventures. Rather than there being a single best way to set up an ambidextrous organisation, it requires a set of key principles which all innovation teams and companies […]

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March 9, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

No more gatekeepers

Book publishers. Casting agents. Record company executives. Gallery curators. TV Network producers. Newspaper editors. Agency directors. Up until maybe 20 years ago, these were the gatekeepers for the majority of the creative industries. If you wanted your creative work to be seen, heard or experienced by more than a handful of people, you needed the […]

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March 8, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

THE CURE FOR THE CREATIVE BLUES: Self-Acknowledgment

If you’re a creative person working on a project that is unlikely to get results overnight, here’s a simple practice to save you from the all-too-familiar phenomenon of depressing yourself by focusing on the proverbial cup being half-empty.

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March 7, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

11 female innovation leaders share their definition of innovation

I spoke to 11 of the world’s leading female innovation experts to get their definition of “innovation”. The variety in their responses may surprise you. Content Introduction Rita McGrath Tiffani Bova Natalie Nixon Whitney Johnson Fabienne Jacquet Gaia Grant Diana Kander Esther Gons Karin Hurt Robyn Bolton Janet Sernack Introduction In 2016, I wrote the […]

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March 7, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Thinking about God can make you less creative

According to some new research, being highly religious or even just thinking about god can make you less creative. In a study entitled Divine inhibition: Does thinking about God make monotheistic believers less creative?, researchers conducted five experiments to see the impact which thinking about one’s belief in god had on the creative performance of […]

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March 7, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Crowdsourcing vs. Traditional Granting: Which Method Most Benefits Social Entrepreneurs

Open innovation can be organized into a more inclusive granting mechanism. In the past, nonprofits and other organizations would fund social enterprises by asking for a written proposal—but combining mentorship and crowdsourcing creates new opportuniti…

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March 6, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

5 Female Inventors You Should Know

Throughout history, women all around the world have developed innovative solutions. In fact, many of the products we use every day, from windshield wipers to dishwashers, came from the imaginative minds of these female creators. To kick off Women’s History Month, here’s a list of five inspiring women whose inventions have shaped our lives today.

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