Innovation & your organisation

 

The Search for the Secret Sauce for Innovation Culture

Have you ever wondered what makes some organisations innovative while others use the best available techniques and advice but can’t make it stick? So, I think we’ve found the secret sauce… it’s the mindset of your employees, it’s the way individual mindsets combine to make a healthy team and it’s how the organisation reinforces and …

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People first, technology second. Leadership in changing times.

This blog is a preliminary report of an action learning project currently underway. Hargraves Institute has been coaching the leadership team of an ASX company for nearly 12 months. Performance has been strong with sales and the share price higher today than October 2019. In October 2019, an executive offsite activity highlighted what was necessary …

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Cultivating Super-Minds to Drive and Deliver Strategy

The waves of change are not going to subside anytime soon. As AI and other advanced technologies permeate the workplace, flipping mindsets, learning new behaviours and skills and shaping organisational cultures are causing us to radically rethink work in ways that maximise the intelligence of both humans and machines. Leading companies are recognising that these …

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Tough Problems – A Collaborative Approach

As a community, we’ve been helping members with those problems. The ones that are essential to your success but are proving hard to solve. At Hargraves, we call them ‘tough problems’. They: prevent you from achieving your long-term ambition have previously prompted solutions that although haven’t completely failed, haven’t really succeeded either don’t attract the …

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What’s the value of an Innovation Coach?

Let’s face it. Innovation is hard work and requires leadership support if an organisation is going to be successful at it. And every innovation leader needs an innovation coach who can come alongside and help you, as an innovation leader, achieve success. Hargraves Innovation Coaching offers you a unique and advantageous opportunity to unlock your …

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Sharing the secret to happy customers

Organisations are constantly trying to understand their customers and how to serve them better. We all know that improved customer experience through serving customers better means more sales and improved financial performance. The figures are well and truly in.   Customer Experience (CX) has been the battle ground of this century with customer surveys dominating …

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The hot topic! Idea management systems

In this Collaborative Circle, Hargraves facilitated it’s first Idea Management Leaders Forum, with leaders from 18 diverse organisations representing over 100,000 employees across corporate and government. The hot topic was the introduction and ongoing operation of formal idea management systems. Key messages for leaders responsible for idea management implementation was discussed, with insights summarised below. …

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Mitigating Risk in Corporate Innovation

Interview with Mark Cohen, CTO, Domain.com.au  by Annette Dockerty. Domain, the property brand of Fairfax Media, is seen as the growth engine for the media organisation, figures for 2015 include 37% digital advertising revenue growth and 38% growth of revenue from Domain.com.au. In this interview with Domain CTO Mark Cohen, we explore how he addresses the challenges in …

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Is Your Innovation Process Curtailing Agility in Today’s Environment?

Innovation occurs when something new to you is implemented that adds value. Innovation is a process that is adapted to the culture of your organisation and the current climate of the market that you are experiencing. Most of our members have successfully utilised various forms of a Stage-Gate® Process developed by Robert Cooper and adapted …

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