strategy

12 08, 2019

How your company strategy may be sabotaging your innovation ambition

By |2019-08-12T20:22:00+11:00August 12th, 2019|Inspiration|0 Comments

As someone who works for a strategy consultancy, it becomes clear that for most companies, there is a disconnect between what they say their strategy is, and how they actually behave. This can have a profound impact on the likely success rates of innovation in those companies. I recently rewatched the excellent TEDx talk by [...]

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 [...]

10 11, 2016

Innovation by design is better than innovation forced

By |2016-11-10T11:50:49+11:00November 10th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

Some companies are born innovative, some achieve innovation and others have innovation thrust upon them. To be innovative at birth is a fine start for a company and to carry on innovating throughout its existence will make for a longer, richer life. To achieve innovation is a conscious process of directed change - of strategies, [...]