The Difference that RODE to Global Market Leadership

In the quest to inspire and encourage global leadership ambition by Australian businesses, InnoFuture is getting inside the heads of successful small business leaders, who have taken on the world and cracked it. In the digital age we often get starstruck by the meteoric success of some online platforms and ‘celebrity geeks’. While digital innovation[…]

The Quagmire of Employee Engagement

Ah, Change Management. Change management experts, as the name indicates, focus on Management. The employee part of the process is usually dumbed down to mindless training and rigid processes which, the experts tell Management – will become routine (I call it ‘rottine’). Not my favourite industry. Like the fad-diet and self-help industries it does more[…]

How to make a Competitive Impact.

But the multi-million-dollar question is “What impact will we make?” Here is a ‘five plus one’ take on this question! Top 5 Challenges Leaders Can Control: Most businesses in Australia struggle with five strategic challenges over which they DO have control: ONE SOLUTION: There is one answer to all these challenges. Every business needs to[…]

The Secret of Winning Business Cultures

Many businesses and organisations struggle with productivity, sales, keeping profits up, staff turnover and effective innovation. The real problem in not getting the results you want is the disconnect between Strategy and the Operations, i.e. lack of direction In today’s business environment, it’s not enough to create job descriptions and expect people to do[…]

Innovation in an “Old” Industry

Today I saw a product proudly displayed in the center of a busy shop. I saw people picking it up, oohing and aahing over it, and some even putting it in their baskets. When I picked up on of the items, I was very confused to see that is was mass-printed hardcover copies of classic[…]

Employee Engagement Through Remote Learning

As the Global Economy adapts to the Information Age, many organisations are struggling to adopt new, state-of-the-art technologies for accomplishing tasks and training staff, while maintaining or increasing the productivity of their workforce. It seems like a conundrum, as many approach “training” by sitting employees in front of self-guided or presentation style “modules” on a[…]

Universal Leader

The biggest problem for business performance and longevity today is Management. Management has replaced Leadership. Management has become a valuable personal ‘possession’ for which individuals strive and which is traded like shares on the job market. Managers by definition manage jobs that are to be done and they are directly responsible for the outcomes using[…]

Innovation is Everyone’s “Job”!

A recent article from Forbes showcases a critical error that the majority of organisations are still making when it comes to innovation. An excerpt form the article reads: “Is your company a great place for innovation? That probably depends on whether you ask the boss or the underlings. According to a new study by Development[…]