Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur but not everybody has a plan

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur

As news continues to break that Snapchat defied the odds and raised over $1.8 billion in funding, many people have been reminded of the money to be made in technology and other entrepreneurial start-ups. Continue reading

“If we don’t innovate…we’re toast.”

Innovation
In June the CEO of Commonwealth Bank said his business will be “toast” within a decade if it fails to successfully innovate, describing it as an “existential imperative”. Continue reading

Looking into the Future: Blockchain Technology

By TEC Speaker, Adam Long, Step Change

Blockchain is perhaps the most radical innovation of the last few years – and perhaps one you haven’t yet heard of. With banks believing blockchain technology is the future of fintech, and diamond miners believing it will end trade conflicts, blockchain is shaking up almost every industry it touches. Continue reading

5 habits of the new generation of leadership

As we near the end of 2015, we are now closer to the year 2030 than the turn of the millennium. So much has changed in the corporate world over the past 15 years, from technology and advertising to recruitment and skill sets. Continue reading

Unlocking leadership capability in a collaborative economy

Business leaders in Australia and New Zealand face a number of pressing issues as they look to the future. Our insights tell us that in order to unlock opportunity and drive growth through to 2020 there must be a shift in leadership capability, it is no longer enough to be a leader in isolation, making decisions with little or no input from others.   Continue reading

From Atlassian to Zappos the writing’s on the wall…it’s the perfect storm for SMEs.

As we see the dawn of a new focus on innovation in our government, it’s the perfect time to look to enterprise to see what innovation looks like in action and how we can drive our businesses to take advantage of the new world which has arrived almost unannounced. Continue reading