It turns out that a fast-hack into innovation and disruption to build TRUST, TRIBES and TRACTION in your organisation comes from treating your employees like customers. How so ? Naked Wines promises great wines at wholesale prices delivered to you overnight. Nothing special there. But they go ahead and provide a few twists on the […]
The perilous path of perpetually plummeting prices…. ok ok – there is such a thing as tooooo much alliteration The ebbs and flows in business are leading to higher high-water marks in service and lower low-water marks on price. I ordered a journal on line two weeks ago and it took three weeks to come. […]
A strategy where you mainly compete on price has little going for it, except that its pretty quick and easy to alter. Its also pretty easy to copy, be undercut and set new lows for the market you are in. Being the lowest price when you have worked hard to achieve the lowest cost is, […]
Your strategy is lazy if it’s… More internally focused than externally leading I see too many company strategies that are straight line, incremental and focus far too much on internal improvements. Savvier are those with a great focus on their customers. But the best leaders have their eyes on the market view and what’s changing. More […]
Reverse Disruption… I had a great time talking with these two savvy and generous media folk. As we all know its a jungle out there in business (ha) and we must adapt faster for the future. Hope you enjoy this 18 minute chat on some different angles on disruption – including “reverse disruption”. […]
Garage Gigs for Growth (#6) Apart from the usual strategic fare on offer on the retro chalkboard – there is also a ‘fun’ moment when I disappear offscreen. Hey – they aren’t Garage Gigs for nuttin’. This episode of Garage Gigs for Growth helps you look at your strategy work in the context of three different […]
Garage Gigs for Growth (#5) This weeks Garage Gig for Growth provides a framework for understanding the difference between different disruptive innovation growth strategies. It’s a powerful way to think about your growth strategies and the potential for future competition in your market. Disruption and innovation are overused terms and often mentioned together as […]
I was very pleased to be a guest on David Frizzell’s Team Guru podcast. We talk about the difference between Disruption and Innovation with lots of examples.
FAST-Hacks for Disruptive Strategies When Amazon decided to acquire Wholefoods and plunge into bricks and mortar food retail… When Netflix decided to invest billions in becoming a content creator instead of just a distributor… When McDonald’s Australia launched McCafe in a world first… When Starbucks moved from coffee wholesaler to retailer… When IBM moved from […]
Amazon is coming to Australia It was my pleasure to be a guest of Sundo on his morning radio program, South Australia’s 5MU. Sundo’s Big Breakfast was a first for me, LIVE radio. We enjoyed talking about Amazon’s impending arrival to Australia and the disruption that may cause.