What Is Your Appetite For Failure?

By: Michael McQueen“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill Six hours’ train ride south of Stockholm in the Swedish town of Helsingborg, you will find one of the more interesting museums you’re ever...

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3 Keys to Identifying Friction in Business

By: Michael McQueenNothing turns a customer off more than friction. In fact, nothing turns an employee off more than friction either. If businesses are to remain indisruptible in the years to come, identifying friction is paramount, so here are 3 key questions to help you find it. 1. What is...

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Leading and Managing Thriving Teams

By: McCrindleRecently our Team Leader of Communications Ashley Fell delivered a keynote presentation at The Future of Leadership in Australia and New Zealand on the topic of ‘Leading and managing thriving teams’. Below is a recording of the session, the trends...

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3 Keys To A Culture Of Boldness

By: Michael McQueen Few things are discussed with more enthusiasm in the business world of our day than innovation and creativity. However, implementing innovation within organisations is a much more challenging task. It requires radical risk-taking and unhindered creativity within a culture of...

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How To Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

By: Michael McQueen ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.’ This old proverb has been renowned and repeated through the decades, declaring that it is impossible to retrain someone or something that is aged and set in its ways. In our current age of disruption in the world of...

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Why A Social License Is The Key to Millennial Marketing

By: Michael McQueen The fundamental goal of businesses is to make a profit. Statements like this have permeated business textbooks, dominated the strategic plans of companies and summarised the ethos of the corporate world essentially since it began. Until now, shareholders, dividends, profits and...

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How To Crowdsource Creativity

By: Michael McQueen “Innovation is not an idea problem. It’s a recognition problem.” This quote from David Burkus’s book, The Myths of Creativity, is spot on. Some of the best ideas for innovation, creativity and invention don’t lie somewhere ‘out there’;...

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How to Stop Work From Taking Over Your Life

By: Sheridan VoyseyChecking email at all hours. Catching up on work every weekend. Feeling like you should be doing something productive when you rest. If you’ve ever been caught in the modern malady of overwork and hyper-productivity, you’re not alone. And this conversation is for...

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Are You Paving The Cattle Track?

By: Michael McQueen“Only those committed to the risk and promise of uncharted waters will thrive.”[1] My father-in-law recently shared a powerful metaphor he learned in his days as a IT communications manager for a large government agency. “The biggest mistake IT technicians make...

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Australians Commuting on Average 48 Minutes per Day

By: McCrindleThe average commute time per day since this decade began has increased from 40 minutes to 48 minutes, an increased commute time of 20% shows the latest data from HILDA. Workers now spend on average 4.5 hours a week getting to and from work, a rise of 23% since 2002. Sydneysiders spend...

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