8 10, 2017

How to keep our children (and adults) from losing their creativity

By | 2017-10-08T09:51:52+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Creativity|1 Comment

All children are born creative. Yet why is it that when we ask adults, the majority would not describe themselves as being creative anymore? What has happened over those formative years to remove a person’s ability to come up with great new ideas? Can we keep our children creative for longer? And more importantly, is [...]

8 10, 2017

Podcast #024 Prof Lav Varshney – How computers are becoming creative

By | 2017-10-08T09:34:50+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Podcasts|1 Comment

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Professor Lav Varshney from the University of Illinois about progress in the computational field of Artificial Creativity, whether there is a mathematical limit to creativity and whether a computer will ever write a symphony. It's a fascinating episode for anyone who wants to [...]

1 10, 2017

Podcast #023 Dr Valerie Young – The 5 ways people experience Impostor Syndrome

By | 2017-10-01T09:22:54+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we talk about the Impostor Syndrome with one of the world's leading experts, Dr Valerie Young. This is something which millions of people from all occupations suffer from but may not understand the reasons for. Here, we discuss its causes, effects, and how you can deal [...]

1 10, 2017

7 Ways to Boost Employee Morale in Your Workplace

By | 2017-10-01T09:17:43+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Office morale can directly impact job satisfaction ratings as well as productivity and even talent retention. Unfortunately, some managers and business owners only think about the importance of morale when it sinks to a very low level. The ideal work environment will foster high morale on a regular basis, and this will feed high employee [...]

18 09, 2017

Podcast #022 Paul Sloane – Why Leaders need to be courageous to innovate

By | 2017-09-18T14:52:42+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we chat with Paul Sloane, one of Twitter's biggest innovation influencers and author of multiple books on the subject, including the third edition of The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills. In this week's episode, we talk about why leader's need courage to actually try new things [...]

14 09, 2017

The Top Reasons We Fail to Achieve Our Creative Goals (And How to Stop It Happening to You)

By | 2017-09-14T17:52:59+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Creativity|0 Comments

There are few things more detrimental to a person’s self-confidence and motivation than failure to achieve the goals they set for themselves. Yet this is something that happens to countless people every day. In fact, around 20 percent of business startups in the US do not reach the end of their second year. It does [...]

8 09, 2017

This is the worst business advice on the internet

By | 2017-09-08T18:29:02+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

This video, right here, is an example of what I would say constitutes the worst business advice on the internet.   Please, DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE FOLLOW THIS ADVICE! "But Nick, that seemed like pretty good advice, what's wrong with it???" Let me explain why... How the internet helps share knowledge There [...]

1 09, 2017

What percentage of your brain do you really use?

By | 2017-09-01T17:22:10+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Curiosity|0 Comments

We have all heard the myth that we only use 10% of our brains. But how close is this to reality? It would be more accurate to say that we only use between 1% - 16% of our brain, at any one time. This is because of the amazing way that our brain is set [...]

1 09, 2017

5 Must-Have Traits of Startup Founders

By | 2017-09-01T12:51:13+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Entrepreneurs often must find a successful way to differentiate their venture from the competition in a challenging marketplace. This challenge is combined with the goal of trying to make ends meet when expenses are high and income may be low, trying to determine what consumers truly want or need, and more. As the leader of [...]

25 08, 2017

Podcast #21 Jeff de Graff – Why you need conflict to succeed at innovation

By | 2017-09-06T22:03:35+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Podcasts|2 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with one of the world's most well-respected innovation professors, Jeff de Graff from the University of Michigan. Jeff has been involved in Innovation research and teaching for more than 3 decades (which is almost as long as I've been alive...), is the author of [...]

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