6 08, 2020

Podcast S4E72: Mark Batey – How our environment affects our creativity

By |2020-06-30T18:27:01+02:00August 6th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with creativity researcher Professor Mark Batey from the Manchester Metropolitan University. We speak about some of his most recent research into how our environment affects our performance and creativity, and people who use their creativity for evil purposes. Mark is widely published on [...]

18 02, 2019

The single best way to improve your brainstorming sessions

By |2019-02-20T10:43:43+01:00February 18th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Brainstorming doesn't work. At least, not the way most companies do it. And that is because most brainstorming sessions are not designed to deliver results for the company, only for the facilitator. You may have seen the four basic rules of brainstorming, taken from Alex Osborn's Applied Imagination: The Four Rules of Brainstorming: Go for [...]

11 02, 2019

The ‘perfect’ office layout for innovation and productivity

By |2020-09-15T12:56:55+02:00February 11th, 2019|Innovation, Podcasts|3 Comments

Contents Future offices need to be flexible The death of open plan offices What office environments make people more creative? The 'perfect' office environment for innovation and productivity Conclusion and sources Everyone has seen pictures of the amazing open plan offices in Silicon Valley startups, which offer their staff quirks and perks: Wall paintings by [...]