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 […]
Archive | Innovation
Radio Interview: Sundo’s Big Breakfast 1125, 5MU – Let’s talk about Amazon (6 min interview)
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.
3 Motorbike lessons for business (3 min video)
Garage Gigs for Growth (#4) When I started riding a motorbike I pretty quickly realised I had to change my thinking, increase my focus and most importantly take different action. And whilst learning from mistakes is a great way to do that, its also a risky endeavour to be making mistakes on a bike. I am no […]
Radio Interview: Talking Lifestyle: Interview on the Overnight Lifestyle show with host David Prior (9 min interview)
David and I discuss my book Xcelerate as well as disruption, business model innovation and change.
A very important fourth type of innovation (3 min video)
Garage Gigs for Growth (#3) There are different types of Innovation. Australia for years now has been obsessed with Company Innovation, working to make things more optimised and efficient in an effort to drive costs lower. Finding new ways to take labour out of the product and service offering has been a national sport. […]
Are you pissing off your Intrapreneurs?
It was terrible. Head office was sending strategies from the US that just weren’t working in Asia Pac. And it was like no one wanted to know what wasn’t working. People were ticking boxes, making sure they were using the rhetoric of the day. The way to get ahead was not to rock the boat […]
There are 24 Business Models. Period.
There are 24 Business Models. Period. Whether you are an Intrapreneur or an Entrepreneur, you frequently hear about the need to find, innovate, decide or shift your business model. But what does that mean? What does one look like? Amazon, Netflix, Uber and Airbnb changed the prevailing business models in their industries – didn’t they? […]
Suffering from Innovation Overload and still no bloody clearer?
Atlassian did it to Enterprise Software Kaggle did it for data-science Netflix did it for movies (3 times) Airly is about to do it for Air Travel in Australia Waddle did it for working capital Kickstarter did it for entrepreneurs Slack did it for projects and Pokemon did it for AR What did […]
Why we need to shift our focus from just product innovation to business model innovation.
Organisations often spend a lot of effort on innovating their next product breakthrough but little time innovating the way they work. We need to shift our focus from just product innovation (the WHAT) to HOW our businesses are structured and function. Innovating the Enterprise Model is the imperative, here’s why. Sharp Corporation (Japan) is in […]