20 05, 2019

Podcast S2E36: Amy Edmondson – Creating a culture of psychological safety

By |2019-05-20T22:30:47+10:00May 20th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

 In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Harvard Business School's Professor Amy Edmondson about her concept of Psychological Safety. She is the author of The Fearless Organisation, is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human [...]

12 05, 2019

Podcast S2E35: Taylor Ryan – How corporations and start-ups benefit from collaboration

By |2019-05-12T21:58:50+10:00May 12th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

 In today's episode of the idea to value podcast, we speak with Taylor Ryan, CMO of Valuer.ai, about the benefits that both corporations and startups can get from collaborating. We discuss what it takes for startups to succeed with their innovation efforts and the danger of large established corporations from assuming that they won't [...]

5 05, 2019

Podcast S2E34: Catherine Orer – How artists can raise the value of their work

By |2019-05-05T21:49:36+10:00May 5th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Catherine Orer about what it takes for artists to raise the value of their work. We cover several areas, including what sort of research artists need to undertake to understand what the market is willing to pay, determining their own vision of what [...]

8 04, 2019

Is Busyness getting in the way of your Business?

By |2019-04-08T21:50:06+10:00April 8th, 2019|Inspiration|0 Comments

In today's generation, there is so much pressure to "hustle" (what some people call Entrepreneurial Porn), that it is leading people to believe you need to be constantly busy in order to be successful. However, this mindset is literally killing thousands of people each year, and is not actually helping them do their best work. [...]

1 04, 2019

How long ago did creativity evolve in humans?

By |2019-04-01T21:25:33+10:00April 1st, 2019|Creativity|0 Comments

Creativity is a uniquely human trait. Many animals have evolved the ability to use tools, but this is usually the result of of them discovering this use by accident and then passing the knowledge on to other members of the group. Even our closest living animal relatives (like chimpanzees and orang-utans) are natually risk averse [...]

25 03, 2019

How this innovative yet simple drone delivers blood in rural Africa

By |2019-03-25T23:38:09+10:00March 25th, 2019|Inspiration|0 Comments

Amazon may be testing drone delivery for everything from phone cases to toilet paper, but it isn't delivering the lifesaving material that Zipline is in Africa: Blood. Blood transfusions are vital for savings lives. In fact, blood transfusions are the most common procedure performed in hospitals, required for everything from surgery, emergency trauma and childbirth. [...]

25 03, 2019

Why machines that bend (compliant mechanisms) may be the future

By |2019-03-25T23:13:00+10:00March 25th, 2019|Curiosity|0 Comments

In the video above, Dr Derek Mueller from Veritasium takes us into the world of compliant mechanisms. What are compliant mechanisms? In mechanical engineering, compliant mechanisms are flexible mechanisms that transfer an input force and displacement at one port to an output force and displacement at another port through elastic body deformation. These may be monolithic (single-piece) or jointless [...]

25 03, 2019

Unique Ways Successful Startups are Changing the Corporate Innovation Landscape

By |2019-03-25T22:48:39+10:00March 25th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

The word ‘corporate innovation’ is becoming an increasingly popular buzzword, but for the most forward-thinking companies, it represents the future of the business and a significant spend on research and development. There is a misconception that corporate innovation is simply innovation in a corporate environment when in truth it is a much more involved process. [...]

18 03, 2019

Podcast S2E33: Efosa Ojomo – How to fix the Prosperity Paradox

By |2019-03-18T18:42:40+10:00March 18th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Efosa Ojomo, co-author of the new book The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty, along with Professor Clayton Christensen and Karen Dillon. We speak about why charity isn't the most effective way to help countries develop, what most governments [...]

18 03, 2019

Who is affected by failed innovation projects?

By |2019-03-18T18:33:51+10:00March 18th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

It is easy to talk about failure as a good thing in innovation projects. I have even talked about a simple way to reframe failure by thinking like a scientist. However, what about situations when it is not only you that is being impacted by the failure of a project or experiment? In today's video [...]

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