Category: Think Future

You Choose: Creativity or Commodity?

“Creative” has become a “buzzword” according to LinkedIn. Since Creativity is my area of expertise, this was of great interest to me. In response to the LinkedIn’s finding, experts say you should not use the word in your profile because the word is losing its meaning and it makes you sound like everyone else. It’s…

The Need for Creativity Warriors

I’m a Creativity Warrior. Over the past few years, I called myself a Creativity Architect, then Creativity Agent, then Creativity Actuator.  During that time, I got a broader view of the wobbly state of creativity of individuals and in business, and decided those titles were insufficient to represent my mission and justify my tag line…

The Upside Of Upset

Let’s face it – most people just don’t like change. We like things being the way that they are – even the word “upset” has a negative connection – to turn over the “set” to break with the established order. The only problem is – there are so many things we have the ability to…

EVENT: Making Magic: Building A Seamless World

Chris will be speaking at IoTSLAM 15 Internet of Things Virtual Conference on Wednesday December 9th: To attend, register here at IoTSLAM.com Making Magic: Building A Seamless WorldIoT Slam® 2015 Chris Kalaboukis Chris is a prolific inventor (59 patents), exceptional innovator (headed internal banking, retail and technology innovation programs), experienced technologist, serial entrepreneur and futurist.…

Do You Have What It Takes to Innovate?

Recently, I read the Harvard Business Review’s 10 Must Reads on Innovation. Although my initial intention was to take a look at the latest articles on innovation, I came across this package of articles that said: “To innovate profitably, you need more than just creativity (emphasis added). Do you have what it takes? If you…

Transform from A Reactionary to Visionary Innovator

Innovation in process and technology are crucial elements in the product lifecycle, especially to a company’s long-term relevancy and success in its industry. However, innovators are often challenged by their company’s mandate to focus investment on products and services that address current markets and customer demands.  While achieving and sustaining financial performance is necessary for…