8 04, 2020

Podcast S3E55: Denise Jacobs – How to deal with anxiety during a global pandemic

By |2020-04-07T16:58:46+02:00April 8th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Denise Jacobs, author of Banish your inner Critic, about how to overcome anxiety during this incredibly stressful time. Quote from the episode: You don't have to do anything. We don't have to be doing stuff all the time. Part of what people are [...]

6 04, 2020

Podcast S3E54: Rita McGrath – Seeing inflection points of innovation

By |2020-04-06T19:18:56+02:00April 6th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Professor Rita McGrath, one of the world's most respected experts on the intersection between strategy and innovation. One of the interesting points we cover is the concept of Inflection Points in innovation, and the management structures and governance from leadership required for innovation [...]

31 03, 2020

Podcast S3E53: Alex Osterwalder – Creating an invincible company

By |2020-04-07T11:50:03+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 |2020-04-07T11:50:14+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 |2020-04-07T19:29:22+02:00March 23rd, 2020|Podcasts|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 [...]

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 [...]

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