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About Nick Skillicorn

Chief Editor of Ideatovalue.com and Founder / CEO of Improvides Innovation Consulting. Coach / Speaker / Author / TEDx Speaker / Voted as the world's #5 Innovation blogger in 2016, I help individuals and companies build their creativity and innovation capabilities, so you can develop the next breakthrough idea which customers love.
2 07, 2020

Podcast S3E67: Steve Blank – History and lessons of the Lean Startup method

By |2020-05-07T16:10:00+02:00July 2nd, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we talk with Steve Blank, senior innovation fellow at Columbia University, serial entrepreneur and the founder of the Lean Startup movement. We speak about what makes a successful startup, what large companies get wrong about innovation and how he has seen Lean Startup evolve and change [...]

25 06, 2020

Podcast S3E66: Mark Metry – Overcoming social anxiety and shyness

By |2020-05-07T13:29:12+02:00June 25th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Mark Metry, host of the popular Humans 2.0 podcast and author of Screw Being Shy: Learn How to Manage Social Anxiety and Be Yourself in Front of Anyone We speak about overcoming anxiety, mental illness and living a more fulfilling life. Topics covered [...]

18 06, 2020

Podcast S3E65: Céline Flores Willers – Expanding your reach on Linkedin

By |2020-05-07T13:09:39+02:00June 18th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Linkedin Top Voice of 2019 and innovation vlogger, Céline Flores Willers. We talk about what it takes for companies and individuals to better get their message out there on Linkedin, and the importance of brand authenticity. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 - [...]

11 06, 2020

Podcast S3E64: Jonathan Courtney – What it takes to build a successful digital product

By |2020-05-07T12:02:52+02:00June 11th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Jonathan Courtney, CEO of AJ&Smart. We speak about what it takes to run successful workshops, his experiences with companies who are failing at innovation, and how to successfully develop digital products. Topics covered in today's episode 00:01:30 - How User Experience (UX) led [...]

4 06, 2020

Podcast S3E63: Iain Bitran – Innovating in a time of crisis

By |2020-05-07T11:58:57+02:00June 4th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, I speak with Iain Bitrain, Executive Director of The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM). We speak about how ISPIM has evolved over time, and what professional innovation managers can do now to prepare for an uncertain future. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:01:30 - [...]

28 05, 2020

Podcast S3E62: Fredrik Haren – The Creativity Explorer

By |2020-05-07T11:54:18+02:00May 28th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Fredrik Haren, known as the Creativity Explorer. 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 - [...]

21 05, 2020

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

By |2020-05-07T11:49:33+02:00May 21st, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with David Burkus about his new audiobook: Pick a Fight. 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 [...]

14 05, 2020

Podcast S3E60: Håkan Ozan – Building an ISO standard for innovation management

By |2020-04-15T14:52:39+02:00May 14th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

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. 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 [...]

7 05, 2020

Podcast S3E59: Kathryn Haydon – How to become more creatively productive and prolific

By |2020-04-15T13:48:33+02:00May 7th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Kathryn Haydon, keynote speaker and founder of Sparkitivity. We speak about breaking through the inertia of no, and how to use the Universal Creative Process to become more productive and prolific. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:02:00 What are the circumstances that help [...]

30 04, 2020

Podcast S3E58: Tendayi Viki – Pirates in the Navy

By |2020-04-17T09:54:16+02:00April 30th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Tendayi Viki, innovation expert and associate Partner at Strategyzer. 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 [...]

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