Improvides Blog and Articles2016-10-28T12:21:27+01:00

I now write all my articles on our community blog Idea to

Go there to get all of my latest insights on innovation, creativity and making ideas happen. However, links to the latest articles should still appear below here:

Go to the Idea to Value blog


 Blog articles

2312, 2016

Give the gift of creativity to your family in 2017, and merry Christmas

Our Christmas gift to you: Get 25% off your first month of Deep Creativity Training (now only $9) by using the coupon code “THANKSNICK” at checkout. Seasons Greetings from me and everyone else at Idea to Value. It’s been a fantastic first year for us, with so much to celebrate: Starting the website in March Hosting […]

2212, 2016

What Top Gear vs. The Grand Tour teaches us about creativity vs ownership

You may be asking yourself what comparing two shows about fast cars has to do with creativity. The answer is … quite a lot actually. Let me explain. It all comes down to a complicated juggling act which everyone and every company struggles with at one point or another: The legacy of previous ideas vs […]

2212, 2016

Uber’s latest innovation: using a friend’s location as a destination

Uber, the ride-sharing app already making taxi-services obsolete, has just announced their latest feature, and in my view it is a perfect example of innovation. It allows you to ask a contact whether they will allow you to use their location as a destination for their Uber ride. Genius. Check out the video above to […]

3011, 2016

Introducing the new Idea to Value Podcast

Hi everyone and welcome to the brand new Idea to Value podcast. A lot of people have been asking me for months whether I would consider putting my knowledge and insights of creativity and innovation into a Podcast, which people could listen to whenever and wherever they liked. Some people also tell me they learn […]

1711, 2016

Innovation pioneer Dieter Rams’ “Ten principles for good design”

If you work in design or innovation, you might not necessarily have heard of Dieter Rams. But you will have definitely felt his impact in the design principles which underlay much of his work. Rams is renowned for his “less, but better” design philosophy, which helped him design a number of iconic products for both […]

1511, 2016

Adobe just demonstrated “Photoshop for voice” and I now can’t trust anymore

For decades, people have been able to improve the quality of pictures using image editing software like Adobe Photoshop. Now, Adobe has just demonstrated a new tool they are working on, which could have an even bigger impact. It’s called VoCo, and it analyses people’s speech soundwaves to make it easy to change what a […]