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Idea to Value - Creativity and Innovation with Nick Skillicorn

Welcome to the Idea to Value podcast, where in every episode we highlight the latest insights into creativity and innovation from experts across the world. I’m your host Nick Skillicorn, I care about the evidence behind what makes ideas happen, and I have already helped thousands of people like you through my unique insights into recent scientific findings of how creativity works. I also show you how to turbocharge innovation programmes so they can finally deliver on the value and ideas you’ve been struggling to execute. Get your free training on how creativity can be improved by registering at https://www.ideatovalue.com

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Podcast S2E37: Duncan Wardle – The former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney

Today, we are speaking with the former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan Wardle. Can you imagine a job title more closely related to creativity than that? Read the full article at https://www.ideatovalue.com/podc/nickskillicorn/2019/06/podcast-s2e37-duncan-wardle-the-former-head-of-innovation-and-creativity-at-disney/ We speak about what it takes for companies to become more innovative, how ideas are developed at Disney and Pixar, and why companies need to embrace creativity to prevent themselves from becoming disrupted in the coming decade. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:15 - How Duncan got started at Disney, working on public relations and sending Buzz Lightyear into space 00:04:30 - Why "lack of time to think" was listed as the biggest barrier to innovation at Disney 00:05:30 - The four models they tried to bring innovation into the company 00:07:30 - Creating a toolkit for innovation 00:09:00 - Why "purpose" will be more important than "product" in the coming generations 00:11:00 - How Disney asked "How can we solve our customer's biggest pain points?" 00:15:00 - The power of reframing challenges to unlock new ways to generate ideas 00:17:00 - The usefulness of a naive expert 00:20:00 - The power of asking "WHY?" 00:23:00 - The way your brain works on developing ideas, and why it needs time to think 00:26:15 - The danger of shooting down ideas too early, and how to make ideas  00:31:00 - The importance of perseverance  Links mentioned in this episode: Duncan Wardle's website: https://duncanwardle.com/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Play to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ifjlz5o2w27yr4wn7belsne26oq?t%3DIdea_to_Value_-_Creativity_and_Innovation%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

32mins

16 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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S2E25: Taylor Ryan - How corporations and Start-ups benefit from collaboration

In today's episode of the idea to value podcast, we speak with Taylor Ryan, CMO of Valuer.ai, about the benefits that both corporations and startups can get from collaborating. We discuss what it takes for startups to succeed with their innovation efforts and the danger of large established corporations from assuming that they won't be disrupted. Read the full article at https://www.ideatovalue.com/podc/nickskillicorn/2019/05/podcast-s2e35-taylor-ryan-how-corporations-and-start-ups-benefit-from-collaboration/  Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:00 - Why corporations are starting to see the value in working with startups 00:03:00 - The problem with projects in large companies to build capabilities, compared to founders who have already established how to solve a problem 00:05:30 - What happens within Google X: People are given bonuses for killing projects 00:06:45 - Why startup founders are often worried about collaborating with corporations 00:08:15 - How to find out what would bring major benefits within your teams 00:10:15 - Collaboration doesn't finish once the introduction is made 00:13:00 - How large companies are being disrupted. Your company is only one startup away from becoming irrelevant 00:14:30 - Taylor's own experience as a founder. Optimising his time has paid dividends 00:17:30 - Advice on startups themselves can improve their innovation success rate Links mentioned in this episode: Valuer.ai: https://valuer.ai/ Taylor's Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylorryan/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Play to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ifjlz5o2w27yr4wn7belsne26oq?t%3DIdea_to_Value_-_Creativity_and_Innovation%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

21mins

12 May 2019

Rank #2

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S2E36: Amy Edmondson - Creating a culture of psychological safety

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Harvard Business School's Professor Amy Edmondson about her concept of Psychological Safety. To read the full article, go to https://www.ideatovalue.com/podc/nickskillicorn/2019/05/podcast-s2e36-amy-edmondson-creating-a-culture-of-psychological-safety/ She is the author of The Fearless Organisation, is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human interactions, and today we talk to her about what makes teams perform at their highest potential, what causes fear of sharing ideas within teams, and how psychological safety can prevent your teams (and company) being disrupted in the marketplace. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 - How the concept of psychological safety came out of an accident in her original research 00:02:30 - Trying to understand why "better" teams would be making MORE mistakes 00:04:30 - The misguided concept of what should make one team better than another Do they have the right goals? Do they have the right people to accomplish their tasks? Do they have the resources they need? Do they have access to coaching and support? Are they working in a supportive organisational context? 00:07:00 - Why getting "truth" in error data is actually very hard. This data is easy to hide and not report 00:08:30 - The problem with corporate cultures which try to avoid giving "bad news" This prevents companies from being able to learn 00:10:00 - What psychological safety means, and how leaders can create a climate where it can thrive Psychological Safety is a climate where people believe it is possible, expected and valued, that they speak up with relevant ideas, questions, concerns and even mistakes. 00:11:00 - How this context affects the willingness of people to raise ideas 00:12:00 - Examples of companies where there was no psychological safety (Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal and downfall), and a high level of psychological safety (Pixar) 00:15:30 - Why building a culture of psychological safety is simple, but not necessarily easy 00:18:30 - The importance of asking questions Links mentioned in this episode: Amy Edmondson's HBS faculty page: https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=6451 Amy Edmondson's Linkedin Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amedmondson/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Play to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ifjlz5o2w27yr4wn7belsne26oq?t%3DIdea_to_Value_-_Creativity_and_Innovation%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

20mins

20 May 2019

Rank #3

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Podcast S3E62: Fredrik Haren - The Creativity Explorer

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Fredrik Haren, known as the Creativity Explorer. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sV We speak about what we can learn about creativity from different cultures around the world. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:03:00 - Fredrik's journey with learning about creativity from places we normally don't go 00:04:30 - The difference between being an expert and explorer 00:05:45 - What he learned about the child of a prostitute in a slum in India: Sufferender - accepting the fact that you are suffering, and not letting that stop you 00:11:30 - Thailand paper artist: Sabai Sabai - Things are going to be ok. Take an idea nap when you're feeling blocked 00:15:30 - Icelandic word Heimskur, means Idiot, but specifically someone who did not steal ideas from overseas and instead stayed where they were Links mentioned in today's episode Fredrik's website: https://www.fredrikharen.com/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

19mins

28 May 2020

Rank #4

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Podcast S3E61: David Burkus - Why your company should Pick a Fight

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with David Burkus about his new audiobook: Pick a Fight. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sQ We speak about why underdogs do so well, and what it takes to get your team to rally behind a cause. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:45 - People don't want to join a company, they want to join a crusade 00:02:30 - What are you fighting for? 00:05:30 - The three types of fights that a company can choose from: Revolutionary Fight (like Ellevest), Underdog Fight (like Netflix) and Ally Fight (like WD40) 00:14:30 - Being an underdog appears to make you more creative, as shown by research by Samir Nurmohamed 00:18:00 - The story of the Netflix HR document, which shows how you need to allow people to do their best work 00:22:00 - Leaders don't need to develop a vision, it is about describing the vision which already exists in the people Quote from the episode: How to find out the purpose of your organisation, ask these two questions of your people: What do we do here? How does what you do help us do that? Links mentioned in today's episode: Audiobook: Pick a fight: https://amzn.to/3b3pVzj David's website: https://davidburkus.com/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

26mins

21 May 2020

Rank #5

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Podcast S3E60: Hakan Ozan - Building an ISO standard for innovation management

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Håkan Ozan, who has helped to draft the recent ISO Standard on Innovation Management. See the full article at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sL  Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 His start with innovation management systems 00:02:30 What is an innovation management system 00:07:30 The reaction from the community to the attempt to build a management standard for innovation 00:12:00 The next steps for the ISO Standard Links mentioned in today's episode: Hakan's Blog: http://hakanozan.net/ ISO Standard 56000: Innovation Management: https://www.iso.org/standard/69315.html Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

16mins

14 May 2020

Rank #6

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Podcast S3E58: Tendayi Viki - Pirates in the Navy

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Tendayi Viki, innovation expert and associate Partner at Strategyzer. See the full article at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1s8 We talk about his new upcoming book Pirates in the Navy, and how to build an innovation culture where intrapreneurs can flourish. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 How intrapreneurs need to act like pirates and privateers within a company 00:03:30 The problem is that if you act like a pirate, you will have people rooting for you to fail 00:05:30 Building an innovation portfolio 00:07:45 What distinguishes a pirate from a privateer, who works on behalf of the organisation 00:10:00 What helps change a company's innovation culture is to get an early win 00:12:30 How to figure out where a company's innovation successes have been 00:15:00 Building a bridge to the core to build an ambidextrous organisation Links mentioned in today's episode: Book: Pirates In The Navy: How Innovators Lead Transformation https://amzn.to/2RAZKco Tendayi's website: https://tendayiviki.com/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

19mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #7

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Podcast S3E57: Gemma Milne - Dont believe the Hype in science journalism

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Science and Technology Journalist Gemma Milne. See the full article at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sA Gemma has a new book coming out, all about the effects that hype is having on science journalism, and we talk about what you can do to make better understand the truth in what you read, as well as developing your critical thinking. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:00 How hype can be used as a tool 00:02:30 How hype affects the way we learn about and understand new ideas 00:04:00 Hype is accidental fooling 00:05:30 There is a responsibility on scientists and journalists to make sure that what is being communicated is true, but also on the reader 00:07:00 Examples of which innovations are being overhyped (like Artificial Intelligence), and also underhyped (like Fusion energy) 00:11:45 How scientists can communicate better while still telling the truth, and preventing fake news from countering the public opinion 00:16:00 Has there been an erosion of trust in science? Or is it about the public not being able to attribute expertise 00:17:45 Always consider the context of what you are reading and hearing Links mentioned in today's episode: Book: Smoke & Mirrors: How Hype Obscures the Future and How to See Past It Paperback https://amzn.to/2wCkd9q Gemma's website: https://www.gemmamilne.co.uk/ Gemma's twitter: https://twitter.com/gemmamilne Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

20mins

23 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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Podcast S3E56: Philippe de Ridder - the Low Touch Economy & how companies must react

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with CEO of Board of Innovation, Philippe de Ridder. See the full article at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sU We speak about how the world has changed due to the 2020 Coronavirus, how companies will need to adjust their strategy and operations, and what will likely change with Innovation Consultancies in the coming years. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:00 How Board of Innovation started by trying to help companies understand new business models 00:02:45 The Low Touch Economy and the long term impact of COVID-19 00:05:30 The habits that will change in the coming months and years, and how they will impact businesses 00:09:00 How government control will change people's behaviours 00:11:00 Scenario planning of the severity and duration of the potential Coronavirus timelines, and the impact on the company 00:15:00 Why Board of Innovation gives out so many of their tools for free on their website 00:16:30 How the innovation services industry will change over the coming years, as companies stop investing in innovation theatre and more investment will go into strategy and delivery Links mentioned in today's episode: Board of Innovation website: https://www.boardofinnovation.com/ Report: The Low Touch Economy: https://www.boardofinnovation.com/low-touch-economy/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

22mins

16 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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S3E55 Denise Jacobs - How to deal with anxiety during a global pandemic

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Denise Jacobs, author of Banish your inner Critic, about how to overcome anxiety during this incredibly stressful time. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sK  Quote from the episode: You don't have to do anything. We don't have to be doing stuff all the time. Part of what people are experiencing is a deeply ingrained habit, to be busy, to be active, to be doing something... ...To be looking like you're doing something...  For so long that this habit is what you're trying to break. Because intrinsically all of came out of the womb knowing how to be.  Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 - The pressure some of us are feeling to make the most of our potential in the pandemic 00:03:30 - This is the time for a collective global pause 00:05:30 - How to overcome anxiety and your inner critic 00:10:30 - Managing guilt caused by social media usage 00:13:00 - The feeling we are experiencing right now is grief 00:15:00 - You need to slow down and focus on the basic things 00:17:00 - Overcoming the anxiety that comes with not knowing what you want in life Links mentioned in the episode: Denise Jacobs' website: https://denisejacobs.com/ Book: Banish your inner Critic: https://amzn.to/39LHT8N Denise on Twitter: http://twitter.com/denisejacobs Denise on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/deniserjacobs Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

21mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #10

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Podcast S3E54: Rita McGrath – Seeing inflection points of innovation

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Professor Rita McGrath, one of the world's most respected experts on the intersection between strategy and innovation. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sJ One of the interesting points we cover is the concept of Inflection Points in innovation, and the management structures and governance from leadership required for innovation to thrive in a company. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:02:00 - Competitive advantages are no longer sustainable, and innovation is needed to replace these constantly 00:03:00 - Resource allocation is really at the core of strategy, and innovation requires these investments as well 00:04:30 - Major inflection points (a 10x change) at the time don't look like huge shifts, it is only afterwards that they become apparent 00:07:00 - The recipe of previous success is baked into the working practices of a company, but was once true will not always be true 00:09:30 - Many leaders can get into their positions without ever touching innovation, which makes them averse of it 00:11:30 - Example of leadership choices and decision making from a Virtual Bank 00:13:00 - Reducing the risk and fear of failure 00:15:30 - How you allocate your innovate portfolio will depend on which industry you are in 00:16:30 - Innovation management is something most companies need assistance with 00:18:00 - Governance structure and resource allocation is vital. Leaders need to focus 50% of their time on innovation Links mentioned in today's episode: Rita's website: https://www.ritamcgrath.com/ Book: Seeing around corners: https://amzn.to/2wnPPQc Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Play to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ifjlz5o2w27yr4wn7belsne26oq?t%3DIdea_to_Value_-_Creativity_and_Innovation%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16 Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

20mins

6 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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Podcast S3E53: Alex Osterwalder – Creating an invincible company

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Alex Osterwalder, Partner at Stratgyzer and creator of the Business Model Canvas. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1sw We speak about what it takes to create an invincible company, with a particular emphasis on the importance of a balanced innovation portfolio. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 - How the Business Model Canvas (BMC) was created 20 years ago, to help companies innovate 00:04:00 - The original purpose of the BMC was to map out any business model, whether it was a company's current one or one they wanted to create 00:05:00 - Innovation is now such a mature profession that practitioners need to understand all of the specialist tools at their disposal. This includes the Innovation Portfolio Maps and Business Model Patterns 00:08:45 - The different types of innovation in a company require different attitudes and management methods 00:11:00 - Most companies don't believe they have high-quality systematic innovation capabilities. Instead, they have innovation theatre. 00:12:30 - What is an innovation portfolio? Exploiting and Exploring opportunities 00:14:30 - The business plan is the enemy of innovation. The importance of killing projects 00:16:15 - Companies need to give innovation projects dedicated resources 00:20:00 - Most business leaders don't understand business models 00:21:30 - Companies should have a Chief Entrepreneur, and should be at the same level as the CEO 00:23:30 - Leadership commitment is required to invest in an innovation portfolio Links mentioned in today's episode: Strategyzer: https://www.strategyzer.com The Invincible company: https://amzn.to/3dFjh4W Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Play to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ifjlz5o2w27yr4wn7belsne26oq?t%3DIdea_to_Value_-_Creativity_and_Innovation%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16 Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

25mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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S3E52: Josh Linkner - How to build up rituals to reward creativity

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with multiple entrepreneur Josh Linkner, about how to apply discipline to creativity. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1su Josh is a talented Jazz guitarist, as well as having written bestselling books and starting and selling multiple technology companies. Today we talk about what it takes to make creativity a ritual in your company. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:02:00 - Everyone can be creative. We are born to be creative 00:04:00 - How you can apply discipline to creativity 00:05:00 - What holds most people back is fear 00:06:00 - How can you become an artist in your own field? What is the risk of doing nothing? 00:08:15 - How to build up rituals and rewards to encourage creativity 00:10:30 - You don't always need to try to disrupt the industry with breakthrough innovations from the start 00:13:00 - The "Judo Flip" technique, to do the opposite of what is conventional wisdom 00:14:00 - Role Storming, brainstorming while performing a character 00:17:00 - How to make creativity a daily habit in a corporation Links mentioned in this episode: Josh's website: https://joshlinkner.com/ Platypus Labs: https://platypuslabs.com/  Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Play to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ifjlz5o2w27yr4wn7belsne26oq?t%3DIdea_to_Value_-_Creativity_and_Innovation%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16 Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

21mins

30 Mar 2020

Rank #13

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Podcast S3E51: Stephen Shapiro – Using different lenses to reframe business problems

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with Stephen Shapiro about his new book, Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1so We go through multiple examples of how companies have achieved innovation success by approaching problems in a new way, enabling them to ask better questions. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 - How the recent Coronavirus outbreak is changing the way that people work 00:04:00 - The importance of asking better questions in innovation 00:05:30 - Using different lenses to reframe innovation problems in new ways 00:06:45 - The story of Pumps and Pipes: Cardiologists and Gas pipeline engineers who get together to solve problems together, which resulted in filters that fix blood clots in human hearts 00:10:30 - How an insurance company learned about improving customer transparency from Dominos Pizza 00:11:00 - We usually ask questions which are either too abstract, or too specific 00:12:45 - If a question is too specific, you won't look for different ways of approaching the problem, as exemplified by Exxon Valdes Oil Cleanup 00:15:00 - Expertise can be the enemy of innovation 00:16:00 - What business are we actually in? [Editor's note: Bic made pens first, then expanded to other cheap plastic items like razors and lighters] 00:19:00 - Leaders don't need to have the answers, they need to stimulate the organisation to ask the right questions Links mentioned in today's episode Invisible Solutions Book: https://invisiblesolutionsbook.com Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Play to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ifjlz5o2w27yr4wn7belsne26oq?t%3DIdea_to_Value_-_Creativity_and_Innovation%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16 Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com

21mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #14