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.
26 07, 2021

How music streaming has transformed songwriting

By |2021-07-26T15:42:00+02:00July 26th, 2021|Curiosity|0 Comments

Few songwriters have creates as many memorable hits as Björn Ulvaeus. You might not immediately recognise his name, but you definitely know his band. ABBA. In this interesting TEDx talk, Björn talks about his own experiences writing music. He then contrasts this with how streaming services have changed the way music is written, to fit [...]

22 07, 2021

Podcast S5E125: Ben Hunt-Davis – Perform like an Olympic Gold Medallist

By |2021-07-22T10:59:54+02:00July 22nd, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Olympic Gold Medallist, Ben Hunt-Davis MBE. Ben competed at multiple Olympic Games for the British Rowing Team, won the Gold Medal in 2000, and now works with leaders and companies around the world to help them understand how to make their boat go [...]

21 07, 2021

The Ambiguity Effect bias

By |2021-07-21T16:42:28+02:00July 21st, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments

Why do so many companies keep making the "wrong" decisions time and again? And what impact does this have on innovation projects? It may be linked to a cognitive bias called the Ambiguity Effect bias. The ambiguity effect is a cognitive bias that describes how we tend to avoid options that we consider to be [...]

20 07, 2021

Disruption is not a strategy

By |2021-07-20T17:41:43+02:00July 20th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

If you ask a number of startups what they are hoping to achieve, undoubtedly you will encounter one that is going to "Disrupt" their industry. Disruption is what Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and the iPhone did to their industries. Disruption is cool. Disruption is sexy. And unfortunately, hardly any of these companies even know what disruption [...]

19 07, 2021

1000 True Fans

By |2021-07-19T16:00:23+02:00July 19th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

As an artist, professional creative or entrepreneur, how many people need to buy your wares in order for you to make a living? 10,000? 100? 1 million??? After all, when we look at stories of "successful people" online, often we see social media profiles with millions of followers on Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube or even LinkedIn. [...]