28 minutes | Jun 24, 2021

Podcast S5E121: Diana Kander - Unlocking the truth with curiosity to drive innovation

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with bestselling author, serial entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker Diana Kander. See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1Bk #innovation #curiosity #leadership We discuss what keeps companies and leaders from reaching their full potential around delivering innovation, and the importance of curiosity to find the truth. Topics covered in this episode: 00:02:00 - Diana's diverse background starting successful (and failed) companies, and how this was distilled into her bestselling book "All In Startup" 00:04:15 - The danger of going "All in" on an idea you've fallen in love with, before you know your problem is a "migraine level" problem 00:08:30 - The importance of Curiosity and how this was distilled in her latest book "The Curiosity Muscle" 00:11:15 - When was the last time you were surprised by customer or employee feedback 00:14:15 - The importance of honest, true feedback by becoming curious 00:19:30 - Don't ask your customer what they want. Ask them what they aren't getting from you, but getting from other service providers, or even aren't using any provider 00:22:00 - The importance of establishing Psychological Safety to overcome fear Links mentioned in today's episode: Diana's website: https://dianakander.com/ Diana on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dianakander/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN  * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw  Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv  I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com
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