31 03, 2020

Podcast S3E53: Alex Osterwalder – Creating an invincible company

By |2020-04-01T09:13:09+02:00March 31st, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

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. 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 [...]

30 03, 2020

Podcast S3E52: Josh Linkner – How to build up rituals to reward creativity

By |2020-03-30T17:46:33+02:00March 30th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with multiple entrepreneur Josh Linkner, about how to apply discipline to creativity. 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 [...]

26 03, 2020

5 innovative solutions to combat Coronavirus developed by creative companies

By |2020-03-26T21:48:30+01:00March 26th, 2020|Curiosity|0 Comments

Necessity is the mother of invention. This famous saying is especially true right now, as the world is struggling to contain the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. However, some companies and creative individuals have already come up with innovative solutions to the problem. While scientists are still learning more about the virus and are trying [...]

26 03, 2020

Innovation fails because humans have emotions

By |2020-03-23T17:59:06+01:00March 26th, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

A while back, one of my consulting partners from another office asked me to review their client's innovation process. Their team had been engaged to review why their innovation process was not delivering results. Ideas were apparently being developed, but never successfully scaled within the company so that they were resulting in increased revenue. To [...]

25 03, 2020

The Fallacy of the Aha Moment & Overnight Success in Innovation

By |2020-03-23T18:07:44+01:00March 25th, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

We’ve all heard the story of Newton and the apple. According to the legend, he came up with the theory of gravity when he was sitting under a tree and an apple fell on his head, at which point it all suddenly dawned on him. We love to hear stories of these great aha moments. [...]

23 03, 2020

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

By |2020-03-23T22:10:14+01:00March 23rd, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

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 We go through multiple examples of how companies have achieved innovation success by approaching problems in a new way, enabling them to ask better [...]

23 03, 2020

We need to delay the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By |2020-03-23T17:47:53+01:00March 23rd, 2020|Inspiration|0 Comments

Dear International Olympic Committee – IOC. We need to delay the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, for the following reasons: Japan's elderly population Tokyo's crowded infrastructure The athletes' ability to perform I worked for more than 2 years on the London 2012 Olympics directly with the athletes, and have seen first hand what the Games are like, in [...]

19 03, 2020

In this scary Coronavirus time, we can benefit from working more in isolation

By |2020-03-19T20:11:58+01:00March 19th, 2020|Creativity|0 Comments

For the past two weeks, everyone in my company has been working remotely. We had several cases of the Coronavirus in the office, and as a precaution, everyone has been working from home. And it has been working remarkably well. We have been collaborating using Slack, Zoom, Google, Phone and email. And business is continuing [...]

12 03, 2020

When tough times are ahead, you should double down on innovation

By |2020-03-12T17:39:43+01:00March 12th, 2020|Innovation, Inspiration, Leadership|1 Comment

As I’m writing this, the last couple of weeks have been quite eventful around the world. There’s a lot of uncertainty and even panic regarding the coronavirus, its current and potential impact on our economy, and of course, its effects on people all around the world. As a result, we’re seeing more and more action [...]

6 03, 2020

Judge a woman based on her ideas, not her profile photo

By |2020-03-06T12:49:49+01:00March 6th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

I need to start off by apologising. I'm not immune to bias, just like everyone else. This week I had a very interesting conversation with my fiancee about her experiences and challenges to be taken seriously at work as a woman. Especially as an attractive woman in a creative profession. I was talking to her [...]

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