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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 More ...

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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 More ...

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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.

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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 More ...

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Light Up – Innovate Now

 11th October 2016 by gihan

Light Up - Innovate Now

Our world is changing rapidly, and businesses and entire industries are being shaken, disrupted and toppled. This is a huge opportunity if you can take advantage of it, but a massive threat if you don’t. Will you thrive or survive?

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You Have Just ONE Job …

 27th July 2016 by gihan

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When I was in Melbourne recently, Philippe Guichard gave me a gift of his ingenious device, Cablestop:

Cablestop solves just one problem, but it’s a common problem: When you unplug your phone after charging it, the charger cable slides off More ...

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How To Innovate With Distributed Teams

 3rd June 2016 by gihan

How To Innovate With Distributed Teams

Innovation is everybody’s business, and it’s more challenging with a distributed team. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t happen – it just has to be designed and engineered into your work practices.

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Want To Succeed More Often? Celebrate Failure

 20th May 2016 by gihan

You’ve heard the saying, “Fail fast, fail often” as a guide to success, but what about the idea of deliberately celebrating failure?

Astro Teller, the director of Alphabet’s moonshot factory, X, talks about this fascinating idea More ...

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Will This Technology Transform Your Business?

 4th May 2016 by gihan

Will This Technology Transform Your Business?

I recently attended the Next Big Thing Summit in Melbourne, featuring a showcase of innovation and technology. One of the cool things I did was to get a 3-D map of my face, from Mark Ruff at 3dbodyscan.com.au.

He had a small booth set up at the More ...

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