December 30, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Next year, keep your eyes and mind open

I was walking through the forest with my sleeping son, day dreaming, when something stopped me.I was not sure what the feeling was, but it felt out of place and surprising.I looked back, and noticed someone had left a random piece of carrot on a branch.Then as I looked closer, I noticed two more blueberries […]


December 23, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Happy Holidays from Nick Skillicorn and Improvides

Hi everyone, With the end of the year and Christmas nearly here, I just wanted to say a big thank you being being part of my community. I am so happy you are here and look forward to providing even more value to you and your teams in 2023. 2022 has been a hell of […]


December 21, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

A Year in Review: Three Trends That Defined 2022

As we wrap up the year and gear up for a new one, our team at Innovationedge would like to take a moment to reflect on some of the biggest trends that had a substantial impact across industries. While the unprecedented events of 2020 and 2021 were monumental to say the least, 2022 came with

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December 18, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Conversations With An AI: Yes, I consider myself human.

What do you think will happen next year? It‘s impossible to predict the future, but we can expect continued uncertainty and change. We can also expect to see a continuation of many of the trends we already see, such as the growth of technology an…


December 13, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Top 5: How to plan your 2023 innovation activities and events for maximum success

Hi there, With 2022 almost behind us, a lot of companies and teams are planning their next steps for 2023. This is especially true for venture and innovation teams, who let’s face it, many of whom had a very tough 2022. With the global economy stalling and fear of an upcoming recession, many companies have […]


December 11, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

How To Do Remote Ideation Right: All Of The Above

Some people find it challenging to brainstorm remotely, but in my opinion, there are times when it is more effective. I’ve previously written on the need to include people of all personalities in ideation sessions. However, teachers should rememb…


December 9, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Can meditation help or hurt your creativity?

In today’s world, there are so many things which are constantly distracting us. And we know that being distracted can be detrimental to our creativity. As a result, many people are trying to build up their internal ability to ignore distractions and be able to focus better in order to live a happier life. One […]


December 6, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Having an argument with Artificial Intelligence

You may have seen news of people talking about the new artificial intelligence chatbot from OpenAI, called ChatGPT. Put simply, this is a way you can ask questions to OpenAI’s huge artificial intelligence in a natural, chat-like manner. So for example, you can ask it questions in natural text, and instead of just linking to […]


December 5, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Tackle the monkey first

When faced with a significantly challenging innovation project, is it worth doing the easy tasks first to get some quick wins on the board, or should you tackle the hardest part of the project? I have been listening to some podcasts with Annie Duke recently, who has a great new book out about when it […]


December 4, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Tech Layoffs? Let 25000 Startups Bloom

I live here in Silicon Valley, and no doubt any of you who are into technology and the news have heard the news of massive layoffs in the tech sector. You’ve got 11000 layoffs at Facebook or meta; I don’t even know what percentage of the co…


December 3, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

WHY FREE THE GENIE WORKS: Thinking Beyond the Pandemic

1. TWO HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE: No matter how creative you are, having the right person to brainstorm with — at the right time and in the right way — can often be the difference between success and failure. Human beings are social animals. We ne…


December 1, 2022 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Supporting Teams & People During the Great Attrition

You’ve probably heard that it’s more expensive to hire a new employee than it is to retain a current one, but as organizations struggle to recruit new candidates during The Great Attrition, this couldn’t be truer. While the cost of losing a team member varies depending on their level of experience, wages, and the industry

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