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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.

One of the key skills identified by the More ...

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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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Future Brain

 6th May 2016 by gihan

Future Brain

Staying ahead of the game is not about inventing something new. The most successful people will be those who can see the potential in picking pieces from different areas, and combining them in clever ways. This needs a new kind of thinking – More ...

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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Great Minds Don’t Think Alike

 14th April 2016 by gihan

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Einstein said we can’t solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them. I’m no Einstein, but it’s obvious that is a key insight into becoming fit for the future. Many organisations, leaders, and teams are More ...

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