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Idea to Value - Creativity and Innovation with Nick Skillicorn

Dec 17, 2020

In this episode of the Idea to Value, we speak with Dave Birss. Dave is a musician, educator, author and facilitator with a focus on improving creativity.

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We speak about how to keep up creativity in the times of remote working, and how to think laterally to live consciously again.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • 00:01:30 - How Dave's Scottish background sparked his interest in invention and innovation
  • 00:04:45 - How he found the power of education in creativity
  • 00:08:30 - How people's ability to come up with ideas has been impacted by a time of crisis
  • 00:09:45 - The issue is not idea generation techniques, it is about getting new inputs
  • 00:12:30 - How the future of work will change, and which industries will be impacted
  • 00:17:00 - How to change the way workshops and meetings can be done effectively
  • 00:21:00 - How to start living consciously again, with lateral thinking
  • 00:25:00 - Are times of crisis a time to innovate, or save budgets? Interesting insights from a study by HBR.
  • 00:29:45 - Most innovation fails at the point of handover between teams

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