About Nick Skillicorn

Creativity & Innovation expert: I help individuals and companies build their creativity and innovation capabilities, so you can develop the next breakthrough idea which customers love. Chief Editor of Ideatovalue.com and Founder / CEO of Improvides Innovation Consulting. Coach / Speaker / Author / TEDx Speaker / Voted as one of the most influential innovation bloggers.
6 12, 2021

A baby can play soccer, but not volleyball

By |2021-12-06T17:40:47+01:00December 6th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

Could you make a sport simple enough for a baby to play? Once a baby can walk, it can begin to "play" sports in a simplified form of what grown ups do. For example, running is a simplified version of the marathon. Paddling in a pool is a simplified version of swimming in an Olympic [...]

3 12, 2021

Why do humans see threats when there are none?

By |2021-12-03T16:55:33+01:00December 3rd, 2021|Curiosity|0 Comments

How often do expect something bad to happen? Or something good, for that matter? I recently came across a fascinating piece of research into how we as humans perceive the frequency of when we expect things to happen. In 2018, David Levari et al published the research entitled Prevalence-induced concept change in human judgment While [...]

2 12, 2021

Podcast S6E141: Kapil Kane – Building Innovation capabilities at Intel

By |2021-12-02T16:55:43+01:00December 2nd, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Kapil Kane, director of innovation at Intel in China, and founder of Growth X. We speak about what it takes for innovation to surface from new parts of the ecosystem, the challenges of innovating in China and building innovation capabilities at a research-driven [...]

1 12, 2021

If you are an artist, stop masturbating

By |2021-12-01T16:59:46+01:00December 1st, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments

Do you want to come and watch my one-man show? I cannot think of a phrase which generates more fear, cringe and excuses for why you are not available that night, or for the rest of the year. Now don't get me wrong. There are many examples of beautiful Solo Performances in Theatre, Film, Comedy [...]