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Barriers to Innovation - BAU Take Over

Barriers to Innovation - BAU Take Over

People tell me that innovation is very IMPORTANT to their organisation. It might be a key strategic pillar or a core value and that is good. But, how URGENT is innovation to your organisation? When I ask people this question, they wonder what the difference is or if it’s a trick question.  

My Australian Internship

My Australian Internship

Mike Oates completed his Master’s in Innovation Management in the UK and has just completed a 6 month internship at G2. At first we wondered if we would have enough work to keep him busy, before we knew it he had made himself irreplaceable. We asked Mike to write about his experience, this is what he said.

Why we changed how we measure success

Why we changed how we measure success

How does your business celebrate success? At G2 Innovation we ring a bell. When we first launched G2 it was such a great feeling to ring or even hear the bell. We’d achieved! We’d taken another step forward on our journey. The wolves were at bay and we were building our vision.

But there was a shadow side to our celebrations, which was hindering our growth and limiting the experience of our clients.

We needed a change...

Dooms Day or Hey Day? The difference is innovation.

Dooms Day or Hey Day? The difference is innovation.

As a supplier to the car manufacturing industry, the closing of Ford, Alcoa, Toyota and Holden made the future of Backwell IXL uncertain. They refer to this time as their ‘dooms day’. Read how Design Thinking changed the Organisation’s focus from ‘not losing’ to ‘winning’.

Overcoming Barriers to Innovation

Overcoming Barriers to Innovation

We often ask teams to list barriers that stop or stall innovation. Regardless of industry, geography or profession, the same barriers and challenges surface. Co-Founder Andrew Jones discusses one of these barriers here…

How to Create Learning Impact

How to Create Learning Impact

As finalists for the Learning Impact Program of the Year award at this year’s Australian Learning Impact Awards, we were asked what we do to create learning impact. This is our top ten list:

The Power of Purpose

The Power of Purpose

Your purpose is the rudder that keeps your organisation on course. It's your strategic starting point that helps you filter what you shouldn't do and focus on what you should. With a clear purpose you can transcend technologies and prevent disruption, change markets and gain a competitive advantage.

How the 'Amazon Effect' will impact every Australian

How the 'Amazon Effect' will impact every Australian

If you work in or own a business, then Amazon will change the life of the people (customers, colleagues, stakeholders) around you. This is because Amazon does a few things very, very well and sooner or later, these people will expect the same from you.

Here are three examples of how the 'Amazon Effect' will have side-effects for every Australian.  

Making Time for Innovation

Making Time for Innovation

We all have the same amount of time as Einstein, the same as Zuckerberg, the same as Elon Musk, the same as our favourite musicians and as our favourite author. Everyone has just 24 hours a day. In this blog we share some tips to make you more like Musk and less like the White Rabbit. 

Trend Alert:  The Rise of the Human

Trend Alert: The Rise of the Human

In a world that is increasingly reliant on technology, will humans be the difference between growth and instability? We think so! In our latest blog we discuss the trend for human-centricity and why business needs to sit up and take notice.

How Innovation Training is Saving an Australian Manufacturer

How Innovation Training is Saving an Australian Manufacturer

2 years ago Bernard Brussow was a burdened man. As CEO of a downstream supplier to the automotive industry, he knew the enterprise was facing troubling times. Determined to make a difference, he engaged G2 Innovation to deliver innovation training to a group of IXL employees.  This is the story of how a potential doomsday turned into to a deliverance that could be worth millions... 

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