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Why innovation mustn’t start with an idea

I met with the head of innovation at a large manufacturing company last week. She had requested a meeting to get some help with...

Let’s Talk: Disruption

Industries left, right and centre are being infiltrated by tech-driven startups willing to address prevailing inefficiencies and achieve a superior customer experience. Against this...

Feed unconscious minds, embrace good failure: Dr Amantha Imber talks innovation strategies

Businesses risk being disrupted if they don’t create environments where people can sit in their ‘challenge sweet spot’, have freedom to express crazy ideas...

Why meetings are killing innovation

The average manager’s workday is divided into one hour blocks. This is not due to humans naturally working best in one hour increments but...

What happened when we banned email for a day

I spent all of last week travelling around Australia with one of my clients. She heads up innovation at a top tier law firm...

How do you determine whether your idea is new? Free online patent tools are useful

When a person is struck with – and wants to commercialise –  a new idea, its constructive for them to first conduct an internet search to see...

How to enhance innovation in your workplace

Does your business have a culture in which innovation thrives? Are people challenging the status quo and being encouraged by leaders to take risks...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...