January 30, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

A.I. can now use text prompts to design new proteins which don’t exist in nature

There is so much hype around Artificial Intelligence tools and what they are able to create in the fields of creativity. One of the most recent examples which is taking the world by storm is by using text prompts, either to create new text or even to create new images. But I just came across […]


January 29, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Rough Roads Ahead? Get Your Hands On The Wheel! Product Management Should Drive Innovation In Your Organization

Product managers are frequently the ones that are tasked with driving innovation within their organizations. This should not come as a surprise, given that product managers, particularly excellent product managers, have a profound awareness of the user…


January 24, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Stereotype Threat: Why people perform worse at some tasks based on their identity

Have you ever heard that women are bad drivers? Or that Asian students are good at math? Or that people who work in accounting are not creative? Well, there is a powerful psychological phenomenon which means that if someone is part of a group where there is a stereotype that they will underperform or be […]


January 23, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

What is the purpose of a manager nowadays?

A few months ago, I saw a piece of research which has stuck with me. Research by Microsoft was looking into how Hybrid Work was working, and found out the following shocking statistic: 87% of employees feel like they are just as productive working remotely as they are in the office But 88% of managers […]


January 22, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Are You Dedicated To Innovation?

The other day, I went to a conference on innovation, and one of the panelists said something very interesting. She said that while innovation itself has been around forever (without innovation, we would still be swinging from trees, riding horses, and …


January 17, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

The Secret Sauce for Leading Transformational Change Panel: Key Takeaways

Throughout The Secret Sauce for Leading Transformational Change Panel with NYHRPS, we explored what it takes to lead, survive, and even thrive in periods of transformational change. Each of our panelists shared their own unique experiences, thoughts, and practical advice on this topic to help leaders not only implement but also sustain transformational change for

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January 16, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Happiness is linked to higher creativity

Many people have the stereotype of a creative person as someone who is broody, weird and possibly a little depressed. But according to research, the opposite might actually be true. Numerous studies have looked at what sort of mood results in people producing their most creative output. And the results are overwhelmingly clear: Being happy […]


January 16, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Entering the Theater of Your Own, Unique Creative Process

The creative process is a most mysterious one — the inner journey a person takes to transform an impulse, idea, or inspiration into a manifested form that other people can enjoy.

For most of us, the creative process begins with the undeniable re…


January 15, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Are You Living in The Past or The Future?

Some people are fascinated by the past and enjoy reflecting on and learning about everything that has occurred up until the present time (possibly thinking that they will learn from it). Some individuals enjoy living in the present because it allows th…


January 12, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

“As long as my failing project keeps going, I won’t be a failure”

Is it better to have grit, or know when to quit? A few weeks ago I was listen to an excellent episode of the Innovation Show podcast, with guest Annie Duke. It was about her new book “Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away”, and there was one topic they spoke about which […]


January 10, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Laughter can make people more creative

We have all heard that laughter is the best medicine. But it turns out that if you want to be more creative and come up with highly original ideas, then laughter might also help you. In two sets of research studies, participants were either shown humorous film clips or were allowed to listen to humorous […]


January 8, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Are Humans Really Not Built For Utopia?

Utopia, what is it about? A positive vision of the future. What is it about human beings working together, living together being together without conflict that annoys people? Why is it that dystopia is so compelling to people? I mean, I could give you …


January 5, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Creating an Engaged Workforce During The Great Attrition

Over the last few weeks, we’ve explored a wide range of topics related to The Great Attrition, including why we’re seeing a decline in the workforce, what each key employee persona is looking for in their career, and how to support your people to improve both retention and recruitment. Today, we’re taking this concept a

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January 4, 2023 | by Chris Kalaboukis

Why creativity is the future of your teams

The world is changing faster than ever. Established companies are being overtaken by more innovative upstarts, entire industries which previously dominated the economy are being disrupted. And looking at the future of work, artificial intelligence has already begun replacing low-skilled jobs. So what is the single most important skill for your teams in order to […]