Innovation Blog

Developing learning agility
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When I was living in Israel, seeking a more meaningful life, I was unable to work in my culture consulting, top team and leadership development areas of expertise. As a result of this, I experienced a powerful and deep collision...
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Innovation coaching to effect transformation
The business playing field has changed and will keep on changing, in ways that we cannot yet imagine. Uncertainty and instability are the key drivers of the business game, and our coaching clients are challenged by a diverse range of...
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Innovation consulting
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 that served the Australian fashion and lifestyle industries. Interestingly, in those days, the...
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Building an agile and innovative culture
We are living in an age of disruption, where changes are accelerating making innovation a strategic and systemic necessity and competitive lever to ensure your organizations survival and sustainability. Living now in what Daniel Pink describes as “The Conceptual Age” our...
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What is agile decision making?
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?
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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Disrupting corporate learning
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Having been in the corporate learning and development space now for more than 25 years, I have been investing time immersing myself in researching recent developments and emerging trends. It seems that a “new world of work” is emerging in...
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Insights from my Israel start-up 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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Delivering a great customer experience
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I recently attended a fantastic business lunch presentation by John Stewart, who formed and leads Cisco's Security and Trust Organization, where he asked the captivated audience this disruptive question; Are you ready for a new world where the convergence of...
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Generating Discovery for Innovation
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Just in case you haven’t seen the latest Star Trek movie yet, here is one of its key messages in generating discovery for innovation; “You know the greatest danger facing us is ourselves, an irrational fear of the unknown. But...
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