creativity

12 05, 2020

Here’s how you can come up with outside the box innovations

By |2020-05-12T12:40:12+02:00May 12th, 2020|Innovation|2 Comments

If you’ve been working in innovation for at least some time, you’re probably sick and tired of hearing people talk about “thinking outside the box”, or the need to create “outside the box innovations”. The phrase has become one of the most overused clichés out there. However, just like so many other clichés, there’s an [...]

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. [...]

7 02, 2020

Podcast S3E50: Jeff Goins – Artists don’t have to starve

By |2020-04-07T11:50:32+02:00February 7th, 2020|Podcasts|Comments Off on Podcast S3E50: Jeff Goins – Artists don’t have to starve

  In today's episode of the Idea to value podcast, we speak with bestselling author Jeff Goins.Jeff is the author of "Real Artists don't Starve", and we speak about why so many creative people find out hard to make a living from their craft, and how a change in the stories they tell can change [...]

21 01, 2020

Innovation isn’t supposed to be fun

By |2020-01-21T21:28:24+01:00January 21st, 2020|Innovation|0 Comments

Gary Pisano, a Harvard Business School Professor, wrote an excellent article in HBR last year on the hard realities of what innovative company cultures actually look like, which I highly recommend every aspiring innovator to read. The bottom line? The inspiring and comfortable attributes, such as freedom, low hierarchy, and tolerance for failure that are associated with innovative company [...]

26 09, 2019

Podcast S2E41: Rodd Chant – What it takes to be a Creative Director

By |2019-09-25T20:53:55+02:00September 26th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode, we speak with Rodd Chant, who describes himself as a Creative Something. Rodd started out in music, before leading Advertising companies in Australia, Singapore, New York, Tokyo and now back in Australia. We talk about what it takes to succeed in the creative industries, and how to lead creative individuals. Topics discussed [...]

17 09, 2019

Podcast S2E39: Bem Le Hunte – How we need to innovate our university education system

By |2019-09-17T23:24:35+02:00September 17th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode, we speak with Bem Le Hunte about her interesting new university curriculum designed to enhance the creativity and innovativeness of her students. Bem is the founding course director for the Bachelors of Creative Intelligence and Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney. Topics discussed in this episode: 00:01:15 - Why education of [...]

16 06, 2019

Podcast S2E37: Duncan Wardle – The former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney

By |2019-06-16T19:40:09+02:00June 16th, 2019|Podcasts|1 Comment

Today, we are speaking with the former Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan Wardle. Can you imagine a job title more closely related to creativity than that? We speak about what it takes for companies to become more innovative, how ideas are developed at Disney and Pixar, and why companies need to embrace [...]

8 04, 2019

Is Busyness getting in the way of your Business?

By |2019-04-08T21:50:06+02:00April 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+02:00April 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 02, 2019

What getting hit in the face by a volleyball taught me about creativity

By |2019-02-25T15:50:27+01:00February 25th, 2019|Creativity, Inspiration|0 Comments

I have an embarrassing story to tell you. Watch the video above to hear me tell it in all its horrible detail. A few months ago, I was at a beach in Sydney, and I saw some guys playing beach volleyball. I played volleyball for many years in London (in the amateur league), but hadn't touched [...]

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