In this episode we talk to Nils Vesk about how to communicate our ideas effectively, giving feedback on ideas and how to create a safe environment to generate ideas.
2:14 - why ideas are important.
3:19 - ideas can die when not communicated well.
4:32 - impact of cognitive load on communication.
5:46 - less is often better.
7:05 - know your audience's world.
7:55 - using inclusive language.
9:36 - meeting the audience where they are at.
9:57 - Port method pitch formula.
12:32 - death by detail.
13:06 - Matt Church pitch technique.
15:02 - importance of emotion to communication.
17:24 - humour for communication and creativity.
20:47 - treading softly on someone's ideas.
22:38 - open mouth theory.
27:06 - the environment matters.
29:17 - is it ever too early to share an idea?
35:10 - telling someone their idea won't work without breaking their spirit.
41:11 - creating a safe space to generate ideas.
47:42 - this facilitation technique works cross-culturally.
49:58 - generating ideas with a jaded audience.
52:53 - coming down to their level.
53:46 - sell to the kids not the parents.
55:23 - dealing with mico-managers
01:00:39 - acceptance commitment therapy.
01:04:29 - thanks.
You can find more detailed show notes at: https://candourpodcast.com/nils-vesk