71 episodes

The IDEO U Creative Confidence Podcast hosts candid conversations with some of today’s most inspiring change makers, design thinkers, and creative minds. IDEO Partners and IDEO U leaders Suzanne Gibbs Howard and Coe Leta Stafford 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. Discover more at IDEOU.com.

Creative Confidence Podcast IDEO U

    • Business
    • 4.6, 75 Ratings

The IDEO U Creative Confidence Podcast hosts candid conversations with some of today’s most inspiring change makers, design thinkers, and creative minds. IDEO Partners and IDEO U leaders Suzanne Gibbs Howard and Coe Leta Stafford 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. Discover more at IDEOU.com.

    Learning to Embrace Tensions: Heather Currier Hunt

    Learning to Embrace Tensions: Heather Currier Hunt

    Tension is inevitable. IDEO Senior Director of Global Learning and Development, Heather Currier Hunt, reframes tension as a learning opportunity that can take ideas and teams to a better place and provides her favorite tips. View the full recap at ideou.com/blog.

    • 45 min
    Steps for Moving Ideas Forward: Karen Holst

    Steps for Moving Ideas Forward: Karen Holst

    Karen Holst, co-author of Start Within, shares practical techniques to help you move from idea to action. View the full recap on the IDEO U blog: https://bit.ly/2ZS0gr8

    • 48 min
    Office Hours: Women in Design with Robin and Suzanne

    Office Hours: Women in Design with Robin and Suzanne

    In a candid webinar hosted by the Design & Innovation Group, our own IDEO U Dean Suzanne Gibbs Howard spoke with her friend Robin Beers, Head of Customer Research and Experience Design at Wells Fargo, about the importance of representation of women in the design industry. They share insights and tips for how women can support each other and navigate challenges in the workplace. View the full recap at ideou.com/blog.

    • 13 min
    Organizational Change Moves Fast and Slow: Bob Sutton

    Organizational Change Moves Fast and Slow: Bob Sutton

    Successful change efforts don’t happen at one speed. Change requires momentum and moderation at different points in the journey. In this episode of the Creative Confidence Podcast, Bob joins us to offer insights from his book Scaling Up Excellence: Getting More Without Settling for Less about how leaders can successfully drive organizational change by knowing when and how to pump the brakes and when to put the pedal to the metal. View the full recap at ideou.com/blog.

    • 46 min
    Nudge Towards Better Behaviors: Laszlo Bock

    Nudge Towards Better Behaviors: Laszlo Bock

    Regardless of role, work can suck sometimes. Laszlo Bock, CEO and Co-Founder of Humu, a company that aims to make work better by encouraging people towards better habits and unlocking their potential, is focused on changing that. He’s dedicated the last decade of his career to bridging the gap between what we wish work was and what it actually is. In this episode of the Creative Confidence Podcast, he shares insights and tips on how we can make work better by sending small behavioral nudges to cultivate more empathy, equity, and resilience in the office. View the full recap at ideou.com/blog.

    • 42 min
    Mom-Led Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Kate Torgersen

    Mom-Led Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Kate Torgersen

    Starting a business from scratch is already an admirable undertaking. Now, try starting a business while breastfeeding 7-month-old twins, raising a toddler, and traveling for a full-time job. That’s exactly what Kate Torgersen did when she founded Milk Stork, the first breast milk travel solution for working moms. Now six years old, Milk Stork has helped thousands of working moms get their "liquid gold"​ home safely from business trips and is offered as an employee benefit by many large companies.

    Coe sat down with Kate for a candid conversation to celebrate Mother’s Day and honor working moms. View the full recap at ideou.com/blog.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

J. Barshop ,

I love discovering new ideas here

I appreciate the variety of episodes, the super practical takeaways, and Suzanne and Coe Leta’s sincere humility - it’s obvious that they only bring on guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world.

eleyden3 ,

Excellent podcast!!

What a great resource to get inspiration on how to add creative & feasible tips to daily work life. This is a must-listen podcast for anyone wanting to think outside the box and learn from impactful people across industries.

KTanabe ,

Go to podcast for creative confidence

Thank you for this podcast! What an amazing breath of inspiration, encouragement, and expertise for anyone looking to increase their or others’ creative confidence.

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