Podcast Ep. 010 – TOPIC: The Case for Innovation, Ben Watson, Omron

Many companies neglected the need for innovation in their organisations because of the cost involved. In this episode, Ben Watson from Omron takes a different perspective of seeing the cost element of innovation and what is the real cost of “not” innovating.

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Emmanuel 12 September 2019 0 Comments

Podcast Ep. 009 – International Trading, Lawrence Christofelsz, Australian Trade and Logistics Corporation

This has been one of the long-awaited episodes in this podcast channel.

Lawrence Christoffelsz, CEO of the Australian Trade and Logistics Corporation is a long-time friend and also a well-known name within the Australian supply chain industry.

In this episode, Lawrence discusses the importance of international trading and why every business should explore doing business internationally, whether small or large.

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Emmanuel 12 August 2019 0 Comments

Strategy Q&A: Facebook Ads “Carpet Bomb” Strategy with Jamie G.

In this Strategy Q&A webinar, Emmanuel discussed with Jamie G a particular Facebook Ads strategy known as “Carpet Bombing”.

This strategy involves doing an initial ad campaign with the aim to create an audience profile, which then used in a second, more targetted ad campaign with the intention to generate leads.

Post your questions in the comment section below.

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Emmanuel 7 August 2019 0 Comments

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Emmanuel 26 July 2019 0 Comments

Ep. 008 – TOPIC: Import Currency Risk, James King, Paul Barrett, AFEX

Import currency risk is probably something that never comes to mind when someone started an international trading business. Yet a move of a few cents in the currency exchange rate can make a huge impact to the business bottom line.

In this episode, James King and Paul Barrett will discuss what is currency risk and different ways companies can manage and minimise the risk to their businesses.

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Emmanuel 10 July 2019 0 Comments

Podcast Ep 007 – What is Intrapreneurship, Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw

My guest today is Dr. Irena Yashin-Shaw, founder of Australian Intrapreneurs Summit and the Intrapreneur Magazine which launched in February 2019. Based in Queensland, she is the spearhead of the intrapreneurship movement in Australia.

I interviewed Dr. Irena to get a better understanding of the term that most people are still unfamiliar with. Intrapreneurship is not new, and is fundamental to the success of any organisation in the world, yet still very little attention has been placed on it.

In this episode, Dr. Irena will educate us about what intrapreneurship is and how organisations can take advantage of this with their people.

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Emmanuel 11 June 2019 0 Comments

Ep 006 – Innovation in Food, Chris Salans

My guest today came all the way from Bali. Chris Salans is an American born and French raised chefs owner of two distinct restaurants in Ubud, Bali: Mozaic Restaurant and Spice Gastro Bar.

Unlike other chefs I know, Chris Salans lead by the innovations he created in his food business. Just like other innovators, Chris also experiences many challenges before he get to where he is today.

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Emmanuel 12 May 2019 0 Comments

2019 IdeaScale Open Nation Sydney Session 5 – Jessica Day, IdeaScale

IdeaScale, an innovation management solution for the enterprise, presents findings from their customer data that reveals trends and predictions for the coming year in innovation management.

Jessica Day is Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing & Communications at IdeaScale. As part of her role, Day analyzes and articulates patterns appearing in crowdsourced innovation. Prior to IdeaScale, Day was a Marketing & Brand Lead at Ascentium where she developed content based on data analysis.

Day volunteers for sustainability organizations and lives in Berkeley, CA. She holds a MFA in English, Creative Writing.

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2019 IdeaScale Open Nation Sydney Session 4 – Jim Cook & Viji Venkat

Over the past six years, the University of Sydney TechLab wheeled out nearly every trick in the book in order to drive innovation in the organization. But how can you innovate when your definition of “customer” keeps changing.

Jim Cook is the Innovation Lead at The University of Sydney’s Tech Lab – a futurist, technologist, disruptor and juggling expert (both literally and with multitasking!). He works with teams of technologists, academics and students at the University to encourage the implementation of technology into the classroom and the laboratory. In his current role as a thought leader in the University’s ICT division, Jim is passionate about enabling a more connected University and contribute to the way that education and research are underpinned by technology in Australia.

Viji Venkataramani is Manager of Digital Innovation & Strategy at ICT and is passionate about enabling and scaling better experiences in and outside the classroom. With 15+ years of roles in education, consulting, start-ups, IT, steel and heavy machinery, energy sector and social enterprises, Viji’s key objective is simplify and problem-solve, create/leverage opportunities complementing and elevating the human side of experiences with technology.

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Emmanuel 16 April 2019 0 Comments

2019 IdeaScale Open Nation Sydney Session 3 – Andrew Nelson, Blue Ocean Strategy Australia

When the world is predictable you need smart people. When the world is unpredictable you need adaptable people.

Andrew Nelson is the Managing Director of UCSI Blue Ocean Strategy Australia, part of the group, present in Australia, Malaysia, Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand, with the exclusive business rights to Blue Ocean Strategy®.

Accolade Coaching is proud to support IdeaScale Open Nation 2019 in Sydney.

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Emmanuel 16 April 2019 0 Comments