More Ideas, More Success: The Science of Idea Flow with Jeremy Utley

By Alexa Ward

Want to come up with better ideas? In this episode of Real Relationships Real Revenue, I sat down with Jeremy Utley who is the coauthor of the book Idea Flow. This book has undoubtedly been a game-changer for me when it comes to cultivating ideas, particularly in the context of large-scale enterprises.

It's a paradigm shift—it's not about improving the quality of ideas, but rather, it's about amplifying the quantity. Jeremy is here to dive into the foundations of this concept and share how we can harness it to generate outstanding ideas at the enterprise level.

Topics We Cover in This Episode:

- The simple idea behind idea flow and how organizations can increase it

- The easiest way to measure your idea flow

- How you can dial up your idea flow when it comes to skill development

- Why it’s important to attend to the input of your thinking in order to change the output

- The importance of connections when generating more ideas

- Why the inspiration you need might be outside your organization

- The power of having multiple perspectives when creating ideas

- The cool AI projects Jeremy is working on

- Embracing low-stakes failures for large-scale successes

I hope you enjoyed this episode with Jeremy and that you're excited to put his tips into action to supercharge your idea flow and kickstart a flood of new ideas. Remember, the real magic of exceptional ideas happens when you embrace the flow and let your creativity lead the way.

If you want to learn more from Jeremy, make sure to get a copy of his book. You can also follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter, subscribe to his newsletter, and tune in to his podcast.

Resources Mentioned:

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