About Nick Skillicorn

Creativity & Innovation expert: I help individuals and companies build their creativity and innovation capabilities, so you can develop the next breakthrough idea which customers love. Chief Editor of Ideatovalue.com and Founder / CEO of Improvides Innovation Consulting. Coach / Speaker / Author / TEDx Speaker / Voted as one of the most influential innovation bloggers.
23 09, 2016

Why I have a problem with the Global Innovation Index

By |2016-11-04T10:37:44+01:00September 23rd, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

INSEAD Business School, along with Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organisation have just released their analysis of the world's most innovative countries for 2016. Together, this is called the Global Innovation Index and aims to objectively measure several dozen indicators to assess which countries are comparatively more innovative than others. You may have seen graphics [...]

16 09, 2016

Leaders agree: Creativity will be 3rd most important work skill by 2020

By |2016-09-16T15:28:53+02:00September 16th, 2016|Innovation|25 Comments

According to a new report from the World Economic Forum, it is clear that creativity at work is going to be one of the most important and in-demand skills in the next 5 years. In fact, it is going to be the third most important skill overall. This comes from a new Forum report, The [...]

2 09, 2016

10 Famous inventions that were the culmination of other people’s work

By |2016-11-04T10:37:45+01:00September 2nd, 2016|Innovation|32 Comments

A dirty (yet open) secret about innovation is that most great breakthroughs don't happen thanks to a single lone genius. While history is full of stories of famous inventors, who are often national heroes, in almost every case they were just the first people to improve an existing system to the final stage where it [...]