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Change and Disruption: You’ve Got This Covered

 23rd May 2017 by gihan

I read with interest last week that the USA is considering extending its laptop ban to flights from Europe as well as the Middle East. And here in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed the Australian government is “looking

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Think Sharp: Great Minds Don’t Think Alike

 29th March 2017 by gihan

Every month, I host a “business book club” at my house for a group of 15 people. Each month, we choose a business book – the most recent was Daniel Coyle’s book “The Talent Code” – and discuss it, accompanied

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Light the Fire of Innovation

 21st February 2017 by gihan

A fire needs three elements (sometimes called “the fire triangle”): fuel, heat, and oxygen. The fuel burns, the heat starts the fire, and oxygen provides energy for it to keep burning.

Lighting the fire of innovation under your team members

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The Idea-Driven Organization

 16th February 2017 by gihan

Every business needs to innovate, and innovation is everybody’s business now. You can’t rely anymore on leaving innovation to an R&D team – you must involve everybody.

That’s the big idea behind the book “The

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The Future of Innovation

 14th February 2017 by gihan

Innovation is everybody’s business now, and doesn’t only come from off-site retreats or an R&D department. It starts with you as a leader, extends to every member of your team, and then expands beyond your team to your customers

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Want Them to Be More Innovative? 3 Magic Ways to Bring Out More Ideas

 8th February 2017 by gihan

There’s a lot of talk about business innovation – and it’s almost become so much of a cliche that it has lost its effect. But innovation is one of your most powerful tools to be fit for the future, so don’t ignore it!

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Bright Sparks – The Future of Innovation

 2nd February 2017 by gihan

Innovation is everybody’s business now, and doesn’t only come from off-site retreats or an R&D department. It starts with you as a leader, extends to every member of your team, and then expands beyond your team to your customers

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Three Innovation Secrets That Change Everything

 6th January 2017 by gihan

What’s the difference between creativity and innovation? Well, there are many definitions, but one you’ll commonly see is that innovation is applied creativity. In other words, if creativity is about ideas, innovation is about putting

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Use This Trick to Figure Out Your Future Faster

 22nd November 2016 by gihan

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I’m speaking at the FPA (Financial Planning Association of Australia) national conference this week about The Future of Leadership, and we’ll be looking at the skills for the future workforce.

One of the key skills identified by the

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When it Comes to Innovation, Habit Trumps Discipline

 12th October 2016 by gihan

Habit Trumps Discipline

What are the habits in your personal life? Things like brushing your teeth twice a day, getting dressed, a glass of red wine with dinner, washing up the dirty dishes in the sink, putting on your seat-belt when you get in the car, going to the

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