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Seven Rules of Project Passion

Project Passion – The Seven Rules We all have big ideas every now and then. But, most of them are wasted because we do nothing about them or we fail to finish building them. This can cost us time, money, effort, reputation and the difference we could be making. Plus, there is an emotional cost. In […]

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Andrew Melville - The Weave

Andrew Melville – The Weave

Andrew Melville is an Auckland based communications expert. He is a master storyteller and facilitator who has worked as a journalist, radio broadcaster, University lecturer and community leader. His life’s work has been all about bringing people together through clear communication, stories and working with the specific and unique aspects of culture. Andrew Melville Podcast […]

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Ailsa Page Marketing Expert

Ailsa Page market expert for small business helps them find and keep customers. She is the author of The Year I Owned A Wine Shop and The Shoe String Marketing Kit. Also, she has been a judge on the Telstra Women’s Business Awards and is a Certified Speaking Professional with Professional Speakers Australia (PSA). Ailsa […]

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Yenny Stromgren - Everyday Light Warriors

Yenny Stromgren – Everyday Light Warriors

How do you find your passion in life? Yenny Stromgren found hers by accident. Yenny Stromgren Podcast Interview Yenny Stromgren is a Swede living in Australia. She originally came Down Under to pursue her photography career. And, has recently made the shift from visuals to audio through her Everyday Light Warriors podcast which is growing a […]

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Corrinne Armour, Fearless Leadership

Corrinne Armour: Fearless Leadership

Today we’re talking with Corrinne Armour about Fearless Leadership. Corrinne is in the business of helping leaders get out of their own way. And, she is on the warpath against wasted potential. This includes the waste of time energy and resources within organisation, it’s also about the wasted lives of the individual. Corrinne has recently […]

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Your Design Strategy

What is the role of design in your organisation? Is it an after-thought or the core driver of your success? Here we consider design strategy and the three building blocks for using it to make a difference. Design Strategy A key Apple strategy is not to focus on market share. Instead, they focus on margins […]

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Five Lean Startup Principles

The Lean Startup Method is based on five principles. They highlight the difference between traditional management that aims to get things done and innovation management that aims to create new things. 1 Entrepreneurs are everywhere Startups don’t just happen in garages. Anyone creating a new product or service is effectively a startup. And, this includes […]

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The Lean Startup

Eight Innovation Sandbox Rules

The opposite of hiding innovation is to create a public place to play – an Innovation Sandbox to promote rapid iterations. Here’s eight guidelines for building your innovation sandbox… Start small. Any team can create a true-split test for parts of the product or service. No experiment can affect more than a specified number of […]

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Why Startups Fail

Don’t let the word ‘startup’ fool you. You don’t have to be starting a whole new organisation from scratch, you merely need to be starting something new. For instance, creating a new product or service. We hear the success stories… an entrepreneur starts a business in his parent’s garage and goes onto billion-dollar success. It […]

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How Mobile Changes the World

More people on the planet have mobile phones than adequate sanitation. Whilst sanitation is important, the mobile computer potentially can deliver greater good. Here’s how this could work… 1 Mobile Networks No other core infrastructure has ever been so rapidly deployable: one cell tower versus networks of roads, railways, health care, schools, electricity and water. […]

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