Ask about Nils Vesk
Key Points
  • Nils Vesk is considered Australia's pioneering business ‘design thinker’.
  • Nils has won a world championship medal in extreme sports.
  • Has published several books including Innovation Archetypes: Principles for world-class Innovation.
  • Regularly works globally with audiences in over 15 countries.
  • Has spoken at conferences of more than 3,000 people.
  • Nils’s mission is “To give ordinary people the chance to create extraordinary ideas that can change lives, industries & the world”.
  • Has worked with thousand of senior leaders around the world on Innovation, Future trends amd Behaviour change.
  • Nils has documented, tested and released over 50 innovative process maps and 50 'how to innovate' videos.
Topics
  • The next big thing
    Go from ‘clueless’ to ‘clued up’ on future trends
    Want to know how to create that ‘game changer’ before your competition does? Now’s the time to discover the next emerging trends that will impact you, your team, customers and how to capitalise on it at minimal risk.

    At the Next Big Thing you’ll discover the latest innovation generating breakthroughs to innovate across every aspect of your business – discovering and converting emerging trends into groundbreaking products, disruptive customer experience innovations and game changing organisational leadership innovations. All so you’re on the cutting edge of this new innovation revolution.

    You'll learn:
    • What’s next in the key trends that will affect your industry and market.
    • What the next service and people trends will be that determine how you do business.
    • How to use trends to create contingencies to capitalise on a trend.
    • How to distinguish between a trend and a fad.
    • How to become a trend spotter.

  • Think on your feet
    Go from ‘left out’ to ‘sought out’
    When business operates at a supersonic MACH 3 pace, we don't have the luxury of taking a few days to think of a solution, especially when someone else is gunning for your position.

    On the fly, we need to be able to analyse a pressing problem, generate an insight, followed by fresh ideas and a strategy to execute. In short we need to be able to create rapid commercial solutions as fast as possible.

    You'll learn:
    • A powerful mental deck of quick practical processes to solve problems.
    • How to redefine problems to discover the crux of a problem.
    • How to use models to unpack and solve a problem.
    • How to pitch a solution ‘off the cuff’ that converts with confidence.

  • Ideas with legs
    Go from lame ideas to game changing ideas
    Now more than ever, innovative ideas are the currency for success. While we know innovation is valuable, it’s a sad fact that too many organisations just don’t know how to innovate.

    The good news is no matter how time poor, or how crammed our heads might be with traditional business management skills, with Nils’ innovation techniques we can still find a way to bend time to our advantage and shake up our thinking patterns to start innovating.

    You'll learn:
    • What your customers really want and what they are willing to pay for.
    • How to tap into the innovation cognition regions of the brain.
    • How to facilitate and prompt innovative thinking ideas with just one question.
    • How to transform mediocre ideas into game changing ideas.
    • How to create a rainmaking idea from scratch.

  • Unthinkable
    go from lame ideas to creating ideas that bring fame
    We live in a rapidly evolving world that needs people to be adaptive and open to changing how they think.  Rethinking business and life challenges, and who also the ability to think differently to create the ground breaking ideas that effect positive change. 

    Being able to ‘un-think' of how things used to be done and rethinking how things 'need' to be done in our evolving world are a must. In this session you will learn how to identify the habits and thinking that hamper your ability to contribute to game changing thinking and how to re-wire your mind in order to accelerate your success from thinking the unthinkable.

    You'll learn:
    • How to break your limiting habits and beliefs
    • How to start rewiring what you thought was possible
    • Ways to eliminate unwanted behaviours
    • How to deal with discomfort

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Testimonials

Some words to describe what Nils Vesk did for us at our CBA conference. He led us, he guided us, he facilitated, he challenged us, and most importantly he helped us innovate and become thought leaders. He was fabulous, his style is terrific his energy is contagious and we’d use him again in a heart beat.
HR General Manager
Commonwealth Bank

Compelling, informative, stimulating, hopeful. Great confident delivery.
Mental Health Association of NSW

Making innovation real. Thank goodness because we need it!
Bronwyn Pott

Fantastic at coming into an organisation and peeling back the layers to help find where we can be more innovative.
Jon d'Sousa

Absolutely brilliant. Put a new perspective on my thought process.
Director
Bankwest

Love how you make the complex world of innovation so simple.
Yum Foods

Great presentation - clear message.
NSW Department of Training and Education

Innovation is bandied around organisations on a daily basis but is it really understood? Nils explains innovation and how to achieve it with proactive tools and habits you can develop immediately.
Coordinator, Economic Development
City of Moonee Valley

Some words to describe what Nils Vesk did for us at our CBA conference. He led us, he guided us, he facilitated, he challenged us, and most importantly he helped us innovate and become thought leaders. He was fabulous, his style is terrific his energy is contagious and we’d use him again in a heart beat.
HR General Manager
Commonwealth Bank

Absolutely brilliant. Put a new perspective on my thought process.
BankWest Private Banking