26 07, 2021

How music streaming has transformed songwriting

By |2021-07-26T15:42:00+02:00July 26th, 2021|Curiosity|0 Comments

Few songwriters have creates as many memorable hits as Björn Ulvaeus. You might not immediately recognise his name, but you definitely know his band. ABBA. In this interesting TEDx talk, Björn talks about his own experiences writing music. He then contrasts this with how streaming services have changed the way music is written, to fit [...]

23 07, 2021

Capturing Inspiration from Outdoor Summer Fun

By |2021-07-23T16:52:32+02:00July 23rd, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

Summer is officially in full swing. For many, that means more time outdoors, soaking up the warm weather. While summer activities can be a lot of fun and a great way to relax, you can also capture inspiration from the things you might already be doing. Or, you could try something new this season to [...]

22 07, 2021

Podcast S5E125: Ben Hunt-Davis – Perform like an Olympic Gold Medallist

By |2021-07-22T10:59:54+02:00July 22nd, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Olympic Gold Medallist, Ben Hunt-Davis MBE. Ben competed at multiple Olympic Games for the British Rowing Team, won the Gold Medal in 2000, and now works with leaders and companies around the world to help them understand how to make their boat go [...]

21 07, 2021

The Ambiguity Effect bias

By |2021-07-21T16:42:28+02:00July 21st, 2021|Creativity|0 Comments

Why do so many companies keep making the "wrong" decisions time and again? And what impact does this have on innovation projects? It may be linked to a cognitive bias called the Ambiguity Effect bias. The ambiguity effect is a cognitive bias that describes how we tend to avoid options that we consider to be [...]

20 07, 2021

Disruption is not a strategy

By |2021-07-20T17:41:43+02:00July 20th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

If you ask a number of startups what they are hoping to achieve, undoubtedly you will encounter one that is going to "Disrupt" their industry. Disruption is what Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and the iPhone did to their industries. Disruption is cool. Disruption is sexy. And unfortunately, hardly any of these companies even know what disruption [...]

19 07, 2021

1000 True Fans

By |2021-07-19T16:00:23+02:00July 19th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

As an artist, professional creative or entrepreneur, how many people need to buy your wares in order for you to make a living? 10,000? 100? 1 million??? After all, when we look at stories of "successful people" online, often we see social media profiles with millions of followers on Instagram, TiKTok, YouTube or even LinkedIn. [...]

16 07, 2021

What is exponential growth in technology?

By |2021-07-16T16:10:55+02:00July 16th, 2021|Innovation|0 Comments

Some technology seems to improve gradually over time, and continuously get incrementally better through small steps. We call this incremental innovation. But what about technology which seems to be improving at incredibly fast rates? Well, this might be due to exponential growth, and is especially likely to happen with newer technologies. Exponential growth means that [...]

15 07, 2021
  • Podcast S5E124: Dean Keith Simonton - The link between Genius and Creativity