Innovation consulting blog

Our innovation consulting blog aims to develop an understanding of innovation – and to disrupt the way people and organisations think about innovation and puts people and culture at the centre of business and digital transformation efforts.

To educate the market on what it means to be innovative by enabling people to make sense of, and develop an understanding of innovation. To be strategic and talk about it and to communicate this in ways that are aligned, coherent, consistent and convincing.

To both assuage people’s and business natural and normal concerns whilst simultaneously challenging their habitual thinking and acting about innovation focussed change efforts.

Our innovation consulting blog aims to co-create a world where innovation is a way of life. Where innovation involves taking an aligned systemic, strategic and human-centered culture development approach that builds the interface between people and technology in VUCA times.

Innovation consulting enables people to develop an understanding of innovation – to be, think, talk and act differently, where people open their minds, hearts and will by understanding that innovation means making changes that add value involving:

  • Knowing how to see, respond to opportunities and solve problems in creative ways that people value and cherish.
  • Engaging in the connect, explore, discovery, design and delivery phases of innovation.

True innovation comes from people. Humans have an endless ability to imagine, create, invent and innovate, however not many people have the competence, confidence, and capacity to do this. By using our innovation consulting blog to open people up to their potential we can enable individuals, teams and businesses to innovate.

Simplifying strategic alignment – building resilient and sustainable organisations
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In my early days at Compass Learning, I designed and delivered a range of top team strategic alignment and development programs. Where the focus was on enabling and empowering team members to metaphorically “sing from the same song sheet.” By...
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Dare to think differently
As many of my colleagues are aware, I am at heart, a maverick, an unorthodox or independent-minded person. Who is curious and inquisitive, and finds change and challenging the status quo exciting, fascinating and stimulating. I am also, considered, by...
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The interplay between innovation, creativity and consciousness
Innovation consulting can be a lonely place for a woman to play, especially in a conventional, male-oriented, and competitive marketplace like Melbourne is today. Making networking a key way of enhancing my intellectual, emotional and social capital, consciousness and creativity. ...
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Key Obstacles to Innovation Performance
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Innovation has become one of the most important factors for long-term success. Because of the fast pace of global innovation and change, organisations must improve their performance more frequently than ever before. Although the ability to develop new ideas fast...
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Radically rethinking work – maximizing intelligence
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It seems that the waves of change are not going to subside anytime soon. As AI and other advanced technologies permeate the workplace, flipping mindsets, learning new behaviours and skills and shaping organisational cultures are causing us to radically rethink...
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Leveraging talent in the fourth industrial revolution
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The world is now entering the third wave of digital innovation, leveling up out of the internet and connectivity era into what the World Economic Forum is calling the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. This poses a great opportunity for leaders, organisations...
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The ImagineNation™ Manifesto
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As we completed the very last activities involved in launching ImagineNation’s™ new branding strategy and new website, there was a sense of deep accomplishment and interestingly, a sense of profound relief. Reflecting on the nine-month bewildering and illuminating learning and...
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How can we prepare people for a future we cannot predict?
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As many of us are aware, we are living in an era of extreme rapid & continuous change, driven largely by the technological leaps of the Digital Age. These are impacting exponential shifts in customers' needs, priorities, preferences & expectations...
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Leading People in the Digital Age
We are living in an era defined by one continual exponential technology wave after another, called the Digital Age. It is transforming everything we do, from how we do business and putting leading people in the Digital Age at the...
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Why mindsets matter in digital innovation
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In our March blog “Taking the path to digital transformation” we described how leading innovators, R&D and new-product development have become digital innovation endeavors. How eleven of the fifty companies named in BCG’s 2018 ranking of the most innovative companies...
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