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8 11, 2019

Podcast S3E45: Ron Carucci – The four pillars of successful leaders

By |2019-11-08T05:03:42+11:00November 8th, 2019|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the podcast, we speak with Ron Carucci, Founder of Navalent and an expert on assessing and building leadership capabilities in teams. Ron's company has researched over 2,700 leaders across more than 10 years to determine what the capabilities of successful leaders are, and what causes more than half of newly-promoted leaders [...]

23 10, 2019

The Age of Innovation is Here to Stay, Are You Prepared for It?

By |2019-10-23T22:59:46+11:00October 23rd, 2019|Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

The Personal Computer and the Internet have, without a doubt, revolutionized business in the last 25 years. For most of us, it’s now impossible to think of the business world without all of the technology and the services built on top of these two innovations. Yet, what if these innovations are just teaser of what [...]

8 09, 2019

How Inovation Affects Leadership and Reskilling: Industry 4.0 Case

By |2019-09-08T16:05:49+11:00September 8th, 2019|Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

The fourth industrial revolution is no longer just something that companies need to prepare for - it’s a reality that has already arrived. Everything about our current landscape is changing, from how we communicate to the avenues we have for connectivity. In the age of Industry 4.0, the digital landscape and physical technologies are growing [...]

12 01, 2019

Why most innovation and creativity training are NOT designed to deliver results

By |2019-01-12T11:36:12+11:00January 12th, 2019|Innovation|0 Comments

Check out the short video above to understand why most innovation and creativity trainers don't actually care about the results for your business. This has been something that has bothered me for all of the years I have been in this industry. It is the difference between what counts as success for you and your [...]

11 03, 2018

How to defeat “Loss Aversion” – the #1 reason why middle managers kill innovation

By |2018-03-14T20:59:39+11:00March 11th, 2018|Innovation|3 Comments

In this article, you are going to learn exactly what Loss Aversion is, why is creates crippling fear in middle managers and decision-makers, and a simple model for how you can reframe your company's thinking which encourages more innovation projects to thrive. A few weeks ago, I was leading a discussion at Deloitte about exactly [...]

18 09, 2017

Podcast #022 Paul Sloane – Why Leaders need to be courageous to innovate

By |2017-09-18T14:52:42+11:00September 18th, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we chat with Paul Sloane, one of Twitter's biggest innovation influencers and author of multiple books on the subject, including the third edition of The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills. In this week's episode, we talk about why leader's need courage to actually try new things [...]

9 06, 2017

Brand Essence: The Rock’n’Roll of Business (Part Two)

By |2017-06-09T13:45:36+11:00June 9th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Part two of three. See part 1 here One real power of a brand is that it serves as a tuning fork for an organization, helping them quicken strategic decisions, vetting new opportunities, and making hard choices when projections are slipping away from the target. Nothing kills brand value more than short-term revenue focus. When [...]

28 04, 2017

What Drives Your Organization?

By |2017-04-28T13:43:45+11:00April 28th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

As strategy and innovation consultants, we get called in to organizations when they are exhausted from trying to grow significantly and not meeting their goals. In most cases, the organization is trying to do too many things without a way to tie them into a coherent meaning. Most of them need to either discover or [...]

1 02, 2017

Podcast #005: Peter Cook – What businesses can learn from music

By |2017-02-01T18:25:35+11:00February 1st, 2017|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we interview Peter Cook from the Academy of Rock. Peter takes lessons from his long experience in both the business and musical industries, and meshes them together to help companies improve the way they approach challenges. We go through some of the major things which businesses [...]

8 11, 2016

Innovation is Potent Leadership

By |2016-11-08T14:32:09+11:00November 8th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

You can't outsource the important things. After working with more than 100 clients, we have noted one of the most critical factors in the success of an innovation project: if you outsource all of the work on your innovation projects, they will fail. It doesn’t matter if you use our humble Studio or a 7-figure [...]

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