13 01, 2017

Official Top 20 most influential innovation blogs & bloggers: 2016

By | January 13th, 2017|Innovation|3 Comments

Here is the only impartial list of the best Innovation blogs by the world's most influential innovation bloggers. Ladies and Gentlemen, I know you care about innovation. But with all of the hundreds of writers out there, it can be tough to know who's insights and advice are worth your attention. So over the past few [...]

11 01, 2017

Do you have an Innovation Mindset? Do you want one…? Are you sure?

By | January 11th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Some years ago I took on the challenge of building an innovation center and organization in China for a Fortune 500 firm. Full of excitement and passion, I started hiring some great talent and jumped headlong into the role of leader, coach, mentor and manager.  Like so many other organizational leaders in China at that time, I [...]

6 01, 2017

2016’s best innovation blog articles, from the top influential innovation bloggers

By | January 6th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Sometimes, it is important to take a step back from your own work, and highlight some of the best work from other people around the world. This is especially true in the field of innovation management, which are so broad that it would be impossible to highlight every diverse opinion on how to approach the [...]

6 01, 2017

10 most popular creativity and innovation articles of 2016

By | January 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Here you will find a list of the Top 10 most popular articles on Idea to Value published in 2016. As Editor, I'm amazingly proud of the rapid growth seen on the site in our first year. We had over 300,000 visitors, with some of our articles going viral and getting thousands of shares as [...]

30 12, 2016

How Steve Jobs predicted what would cause Apple to lose its innovative edge

By | December 30th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

One of the most misunderstood concepts in innovation management is why some companies can bring their ideas to life and continue innovating, while in other companies good ideas get no traction and die. Apple has long been seen as one of the world's most innovative companies, but since the passing away of Steve Jobs in [...]

23 12, 2016

Give the gift of creativity to your family in 2017, and merry Christmas

By | December 23rd, 2016|Creativity|0 Comments

Our Christmas gift to you: Get 25% off your first month of Deep Creativity Training (now only $9) by using the coupon code "THANKSNICK" at checkout. Seasons Greetings from me and everyone else at Idea to Value. It's been a fantastic first year for us, with so much to celebrate: Starting the website in March Hosting [...]

22 12, 2016

What Top Gear vs. The Grand Tour teaches us about creativity vs ownership

By | December 22nd, 2016|Creativity|0 Comments

You may be asking yourself what comparing two shows about fast cars has to do with creativity. The answer is ... quite a lot actually. Let me explain. It all comes down to a complicated juggling act which everyone and every company struggles with at one point or another: The legacy of previous ideas vs [...]

22 12, 2016

Uber’s latest innovation: using a friend’s location as a destination

By | December 22nd, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

Uber, the ride-sharing app already making taxi-services obsolete, has just announced their latest feature, and in my view it is a perfect example of innovation. It allows you to ask a contact whether they will allow you to use their location as a destination for their Uber ride. Genius. Check out the video above to [...]

30 11, 2016

Introducing the new Idea to Value Podcast

By | November 30th, 2016|Podcasts|0 Comments

Hi everyone and welcome to the brand new Idea to Value podcast. A lot of people have been asking me for months whether I would consider putting my knowledge and insights of creativity and innovation into a Podcast, which people could listen to whenever and wherever they liked. Some people also tell me they learn [...]

17 11, 2016

Innovation pioneer Dieter Rams’ “Ten principles for good design”

By | November 17th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

If you work in design or innovation, you might not necessarily have heard of Dieter Rams. But you will have definitely felt his impact in the design principles which underlay much of his work. Rams is renowned for his "less, but better" design philosophy, which helped him design a number of iconic products for both [...]

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