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Idea to Value - Creativity and Innovation with Nick Skillicorn

May 27, 2021

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with John Saunders, author of the Optimizer: Building and Leading a Team of Serial Innovators, former Wall Street sales leader and serial investor.

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#incremental #innovation #change #optimisation

We speak about what it takes for innovators to optimise their processes, and how small incremental improvements can lead to lasting impact.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • 00:02:30 - How leaders are responsible for change
  • 00:04:00 - The value of incremental change and how small changes compound over time
  • 00:07:30 - How to break down big changes into smaller, manageable pieces and involving the people who will be affected
  • 00:10:15 - Writing down what changes individuals and teams expect to achieve
  • 00:13:30 - How to speak about change with someone who is really resistant to change
  • 00:16:15 - What if one individual is the one resisting the change?

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