Entrepreneurship blog

Retool to win in the next decade
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After the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos drew to a close, Martin Reeves, Senior Partner & Managing Director, Director of the BCG Henderson Institute shared his reflections of the event with the Boston Consulting Group. Whilst discussion trended down...
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Reinventing the Entrepreneurship Game
In my November blog I described how important it is to unleash the power of innovative entrepreneurship in our digital & connected world. How doing this manifests an optimistic, abundant & positive futures that: Maximises the potential of entrepreneurs to...
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Surviving & thriving in the entrepreneurs game
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I was shocked to see in my calendar that it’s exactly 30 years since I exited my corporate career as a top retail executive at the now defunct Australian Coles-Myer Group. I also realized that it’s also my 30-year anniversary...
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A disruptive world and new leadership capabilities
Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future of work is both human and technology...
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Innovation consulting
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When I moved on from being a high powered corporate retail executive almost thirty years ago, I took the entrepreneurial leap and initiated a design management consultancy to serve the Australian fashion and lifestyle industries. Interestingly, in those days, the...
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What is agile decision making?
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I was at a committee meeting recently and one of the guiding principles adopted by the team was “agile decision making - the 80:20 rule”. When I inquired as to what “agile decision making” actually meant, I was informed that it meant...
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What is driving innovation in Financial Technology?
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Despite the banks (or perhaps, because of them) FinTech (financial technology) is on the rise in Australia. After all, more than half of Australian SMEs have a loan facility of some description, and only 30% are completely debt-free. It’s easy...
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Insights from my Israel start-up culture immersion
I was thrilled, when my esteemed colleague, the amazing Tania de Jong invited me, to present a Master Class at the Creative Innovation Asia Pacific 2016 Conference. Tania and I first met several years ago, when she was part of an...
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Going back to the garage – the rise of the intrapreneur
I recently attended a Fintech Meetup involving 400 people to hear the CEO of one of Australia’s four biggest banks speak about his innovation strategy. Unsurprisingly, it is to embrace innovation through technology and to create a "people first" culture. ...
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Making Sense of Innovation
One of the greatest challenges in designing client solutions within the innovation jigsaw is around making sense of innovation and creating coherence within the diversity and complexity of abstract terminologies and processes. Coherence is defined as “the act or state of...
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