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.
23 09, 2021

Podcast S6E132: David Schonthal – The frictions which prevent innovation adoption

By |2021-09-23T17:17:43+02:00September 23rd, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with David Schonthal, a Clinical Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He teaches courses in new venture creation, design thinking, business acquisition, healthcare entrepreneurship, corporate innovation and creativity. He is also the author of the new book The [...]

22 09, 2021

What are you actually working for?

By |2021-09-22T16:34:34+02:00September 22nd, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

Let me tell you a story. On my recent trip to Greece, I had a discussion with my taxi driver which put into perspective how different people consider different things as valuable. He was telling us how he works hard for 8 months a year, but from November through February, the entire island shuts to [...]

10 09, 2021

Abilene’s paradox: How we decide to do things nobody really wants

By |2021-09-10T18:25:50+02:00September 10th, 2021|Leadership|1 Comment

Have you ever been in a situation where you think nobody likes the decision which everyone agreed to? This might be explained by the Abelines Paradox. Coined by management expert Jerry B. Harvey in his 1974 article "The Abilene Paradox: The Management of Agreement", it describes a fictional case study of a family going on [...]

9 09, 2021

Podcast S6E131: Colin Hunter – Building playgrounds for innovation

By |2021-09-09T16:49:14+02:00September 9th, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

On this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Colin Hunter, CEO of Potential Squared and author of the upcoming book Be More Wrong. We speak about what needs to happen in order for organisations to build the playgrounds needed for their people to innovate and to disrupt the way people are [...]