Sales sucks.

Several years ago, I worked for a web design company here in Silicon Valley. I won’t tell you how long ago it was, but at the time, we were able to charge customers upwards of $1M to build a single web page. I was hired as the Director…


Once upon a time, a corporate innovator was having trouble bringing innovation into their organization.

No matter how hard they tried to guide the culture of the organization to be more innovative or convince leadership to invest both time and money into innovative new products, service and businesses, its seemed…


Have you ever sat back and realized that all you do is work? Work work work. We literally have no free time to do anything but our core jobs. Especially in these times where things change from moment to moment. …


Most of you know Occam’s Razor:

The principle of parsimony or law of parsimony or the problem-solving principle that “entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity”,or “the simplest explanation is usually the best one.”. William of Ockham, a scholastic philosopher and theologian who used a preference for simplicity to defend…


I love science fiction — it’s amazing how prescient some authors actually are — I just completed reading a short story written in 1970 about a future society where the physical presence of other people is so despised that if any two people ever met each other face to face…


Today we’re talking about mimetic theory. It’s an interesting philosophy that I only just came across. When I first heard the name, it had to do with memes because memes are powerful ways of communication nowadays. …


Recently, the mask ban has been lifted in California for vaccinated people — yet still wherever you go and whoever you see — there is still a sizeable population still wearing masks. …


Recently, I had Jake Jorgovan of Lead Cookie and Content Allies on my show to discuss his business building framework. Jake is a serial entrepreneur who has built several businesses over time. I asked him on my show after sending a note to his newsletter subscribers, which piqued my curiosity.


Have you ever noticed that almost everything in our world ends up in two camps? Democrat or Republican, Liberal or Conservative, Jeep or Bronco, Black or White, Male or female?

For some reason, we tend to simplify things down to a binary choice — maybe it’s easier for our brains…


Most of what you are reading on the internet, day in, day out, is a regurgitation of the past. There is “nothing new under the sun.”

Many content creators — no matter the content — will tell you that there are no “new” stories — there are no new concepts…

Chris Kalaboukis

the optimistic futurist™ http://hellofuture.co

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