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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.  

The Shadow Side of Storytelling

The Shadow Side of Storytelling

Since the dawn of evolution, humans have communicated stories on cave walls, at the camp fire, through song, literature, film and advertising. There are many powerful reasons to tell stories - they give people a sense of purpose and belonging, unite over a common cause and reinforce identity. But there are shadow sides to storytelling…

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.

Ask an HR Expert: The Employee Experience

Ask an HR Expert: The Employee Experience

Why are organisations embracing design thinking to create a positive employee experience? We asked our resident HR expert, Kate O’Halloran this and other questions…

How connecting CX and EX gives you a Competitive Edge

How connecting CX and EX gives you a Competitive Edge

2018 may have been the the year of the Customer Experience (CX) and 2019 is the year of the Employee Experience (EX), but the two are inextricably linked. Organisations that understand this and allow their employees to thrive will always have the competitive advantage.

The Marketing Evolution: Then and Now

The Marketing Evolution: Then and Now

Today’s consumer has changed along with the landscape in which we market. Our latest infographic highlights the many ways that marketing has changed from then to now and how a human-cented design approach, is the best way to prepare for coming evolutions.

CX: The New Age of Marketing

CX: The New Age of Marketing

Customer expectations have been raised and they are taking control of how they engage with brands. Customer experience (CX) is the only thing that will differentiate organisations in the future. We spoke to Marianne Dodd, General Manager of Customer and Marketing at Sensis about how design thinking is the perfect tool to help organisations connect with their customer.

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’.

14 Things to Learn About Your Competitors

14 Things to Learn About Your Competitors

While you don’t want to follow your competitors (you have our own course), make sure you know exactly where they are, where they are going, if they are getting too close, and identify any gaps you can sail right through. Here are 14 things you can learn from your competitor…

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…

The Secret to Making Work Resolutions Stick...

The Secret to Making Work Resolutions Stick...

Only 10% of those who make a resolution stick to it. Those that do stick to their resolutions don’t just say it out loud and hope for the best, they build it into their routine, they seek out professional health advice, personal training or go to a career consultant. The same goes for business.

Defining Disruption

Defining Disruption

The world around us is moving fast. As Einstein said, ‘you can't do what you've always done and expect different results’. You can't just keep working harder and faster hoping to keep up. You won’t. Instead you’ll get disrupted.

Digital Disruptions: Blockchain

Digital Disruptions: Blockchain

In our Digital Disruptions series, we deep dive into digital disruptions likely to impact your business. We tease out key features, how it might affect your user and opportunities it presents for your business - all it bite-sized easy-to-digest infographics. First up, Digital Disruptions: Blockchain.

The Era of the Employee Experience

The Era of the Employee Experience

2019 and 2020 have been coined the years’ of the employee experience (EX). So why is there such a focus on optimising the employee experience and why should HR Practitioners or business owners be concerned with it?

G2 nabs national training award

G2 nabs national training award

We just won the Award for Best Implementation of a Blended Learning Solution at the 2018 National Training Excellence Awards. Find out more…

How Design Sprints solve problems fast!

How Design Sprints solve problems fast!

Design Sprints are the fastest way to determine if an idea is worth developing, a feature is worth the effort, or if your value proposition is valid. With a Design Sprint teams can eliminate challenges and expediate results by defining, prototyping, testing and validating in just 5 days. Here’s how…

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:

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