If you are looking for “What’s Next” in your business growth strategy, you no doubt currently using, or at least considering, innovation a key tool for input into that. But innovation is not enough to reliably lead to a breakthrough disruptive strategy. We only seem to be doing innovation and not really working on doing […]
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Are you discounting the impact of disruption?
Are you discounting the impact of disruption? Sometimes it’s really hard to envisage the full impact of what we first see as small changes. And, even when we see clear evidence that something significant may be going on, we are pretty good at dismissing and explaining away the risks. Any one risky scenario of future […]
Why its time for a disruption bungee not an innovation hang glide
Innovation and disruption – not the same thing Innovation’s goal is a better product at launch If you want innovation, listen to your customer Disruption’s goal is a better business model at launch If you want disruption, lead your market somewhere new Taxi Rides This means that if we had interviewed passengers after […]
Does your strategy pass these disruption tests?
In the timeless film the Untouchables with Costner and Connery there is a scene where an intruder gains access to Connery’s apartment. For a while, Connery pretends he is unaware of the assailant before confronting him with a sawn off double barrel shot gun. The poor mafia henchman only brought a knife to gunfight. Watch […]
Business Model Innovation is the key to disruption (8 min video)
Garage Gigs for Growth (#9) Using examples of the differences between business model innovation and product innovation for business strategy you can set yourselves up to workshop your own 2018 business growth plan. Changes in communication, transportation, computing and payments technologies has brought about a change to the way consumers and customers shop and buy. […]
Doing Disruption with distribution (8 min video)
Distribution Model disruption Garage Gigs for Growth (#8) Tried some new lights this blog….hmmm – seems to have given rise to a skin tone I would describe as ‘Trumps Fake Orange’. But lets not let that distract us from getting after 2018 in a BIG way. Frankly its time for most Aussie businesses to get […]
Get Naked on Innovation and Disruption
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 […]
What’s that burning smell? Why your market price is toast
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. […]
Fighting on Price? Who is your Amazon?
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, […]
How lazy is your strategy?
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 […]