Innovation consulting blog

INNOVATING THROUGH CONSTRAINTS AND ADVERSITY
It’s been almost two and a half years since the Covid-19 pandemic shifted most of us to working virtually and remotely which seriously disrupted most of our business-as-usual behaviours and learning habits. Interestingly, this disrupted our habitual unconscious safety and...
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DEVELOPING 21ST-CENTURY SUPERPOWERS FOR LEADERS AND TEAMS
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According to McKinsey & Co, in a recent article The new roles of leaders in 21st-century organizations they say that the focus of leaders, in traditional organisations, is to maximize value for shareholders. To do this effectively, they say that...
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EVERYONE HATES TO FAIL – WHY DO YOU?
If you have ever had a significant setback, made a serious mistake, or failed at completing an important task, you will have experienced some kind of deep emotional and visceral, largely unconscious, negative, reactive response to it.  By becoming passively...
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QUANTUM PHYSICS, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION AND CONSCIOUSNESS
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Guest blog by Trishna Patnaik - What is quantum physics, and how dos it relates to creativity, innovation, and consciousness? Quantum physics is a branch of physics also known as quantum mechanics or quantum theory. Mechanics is that part of...
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DANCING ON THE EDGE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE
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It’s been a tough year for everyone since the COVID-19 crisis began. Some organisations are adapting and holding their own using this time to repurpose, reinvent, and consolidate.  Some have been hit very, very hard. Most leaders are struggling with...
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CONTROLLING THE CONTROLLABLES
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A recent article by McKinsey and Co “COVID-19: Implications for business”  describes a paradoxical dilemma for managers: the need to process both the rapid changes in AI, digitization, automation, and the uncertainty of the Covid-19 crisis. Both of these are...
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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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