Creative Confidence Podcast
The IDEO U Creative Confidence Podcast hosts candid conversations with some of today’s most inspiring change makers, design thinkers, and creative minds. IDEO U Executive Design Director Coe Leta Stafford and Founder Suzanne Gibbs Howard speak with guests about their approach to leadership, creativity, innovation, and growth. Get insight into their success through personal stories and real-world examples, and learn how to bring a human-centered approach to your own work.
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Why Strategic Planning Feels like a Waste of Time: Roger Martin
Learn about what makes a good strategy with Roger Martin, strategy advisor and bestselling author.
Influence as a Remote or Hybrid Worker: Sacha Connor
Learn how to create a remote influence plan from Sacha Connor, Founder of Virtual Work Insider.
How to Use Data for Innovation: Bo Peng
Learn how to use data to uncover opportunities for innovation and better understand people and problems from Bo Peng, Senior Portfolio Director of Data Science at IDEO.
Leading Change: Deirdre Cerminaro and Bryan Walker
Why leading change always starts with people, and tools you can try to make people the catalysts for change.
How to Confront Bias at Work: Kim Scott
Learn a framework for identifying bias, prejudice and bullying and choosing a response; tools leaders can use to disrupt bias; and ways to be an upstander at work.
Belonging at Work: Susie Wise
The 3 foundational elements of belonging, and the tools and levers of design you can use to foster it.
Customer Centricity: Leslie Witt
How organizations can shift toward more customer centricity, and why it starts with employee health.
Creative Leadership: Tim Brown
Tips for how leaders can tap into creativity to solve today’s biggest challenges from IDEO Co-Chair Tim Brown.
Lead by Empowering Others: Lauren Collins & Frances Frei
In this episode, IDEO’s Lauren Collins and Harvard Business School Professor Frances Frei discuss how to level up your leadership practice by honing the skills and mindsets needed to empower your team and organization.
Presentation Story Arcs: Ann Kim
Learn about the elements of a story, story arcs, why and how to experiment with your story arcs, and examples from the healthcare and entertainment worlds.
Getting Started with Strategic Planning: Roger Martin
Strategy advisor Roger Martin shares how to identify your strategic problem and avoid common mistakes in strategic planning.
Facilitative Leadership: Dabney Hailey
We talked with Dabney Hailey, founder and principal of Hailey Group, about the Visual Thinking Strategies (or VTS) method, why it works, how to bring elements of it into your daily practice, and why leaders should shift to the facilitative leadership style this method teaches.
Storytelling for Entrepreneurs: Tom Kelley
IDEO’s Tom Kelley shares his storytelling tips and the 4 stories entrepreneurs need to know.