How to Plan Your Work Christmas Party

An Easy 8-Step Guide Are you organising this year’s Christmas party / end-of-year celebration? Are you daunted by the idea of adding a big project to your already crazy workload? Fear not, and get smart! Use our step-by-step guide to planning corporate Christmas parties and cap off the year with a fabulous celebration that everyone will remember. 1. Objectives It’s …

8 Easy Steps to a Fantastic Work Christmas Event [INFOGRAPHIC]

Follow this easy guide to planning your corporate Christmas Party / end-of-year celebration to finish the year on a high that everyone will remember. 1. Event Objectives Be clear on your goals Celebrate a year of hard work and contributions Acknowledge achievements by company, teams and individuals Motivate staff for the year ahead Promote employee retention Build relationships with key …

10 Things You Need to Know About Disruption in 2016

10 Things You Need to Know About Disruption in 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]

As Australian business environments shift, organisations are being impacted five times faster than during the previous three years. Through the summer of 2015/16, 285 business leaders were interviewed on the state of disruption. Their findings were collated into the authoritative Disruption Report 2016: What Australian Business Leaders Think (download a free copy of the report here). Following are the 10 …

Choosing The Right MC

Importance of Choosing the Right MC

From Drab to Fab Corporate Events Why your MC can make it or break it At last, the big night is here. Everything is going swimmingly. The guests have arrived, mingled over canapés and are now seated. All good. Your MC takes the mic, introduces himself and delivers a few jokes that fall completely flat. Awkward! The audience is all …

3 Biggest Myths of Disruption

The 3 Biggest Myths of Disruption

As a key player in your organisation, keeping up with the latest industry trends and developments is part and parcel of your role. That’s often easier said than done though. With new disruptors entering the market almost every month, existing companies need a plan to survive and thrive. Before you devise strategies to deal with change, be sure you’re aware …

Want to Leverage Disruption? Three Questions to Ask Right Now

This is the first in a series of posts by resident expert on disruption, organisational strategist and corporate facilitator Larry Quick. Are You Disruption-Ready? (3 Questions) There are just three questions you need to ask yourself right now if you want your organisation to leverage disruption: Does your executive team have an aligned view of disruption? Is your strategy focused …

How to Brief the MC - The Ultimate Guide

How To Brief The MC – Ultimate Guide

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Event Host Briefing your MC helps them to host your event in a way that delights the audience and achieves your organisational objectives. It ensures everyone is ‘on the same page’ about event specifics, and it saves everybody’s time. Fortunately, the briefing process is not something you have do on your own. …

Are You Disruption Ready? Video with Larry Quick

Are You Disruption Ready? Video: with Larry Quick

Is your organisation ready for disruption? In this 2.38min video, strategic expert Larry Quick describes the four steps required to become disruption-ready. Video Transcripton Hi, my name is Larry Quick. I am the co-author of Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change, and CEO of Resilient Futures. Today, I’d like to go through the key points of disruption with you. Disruption is …

Elon Musk the Utimate Disruptor

Disruption: A Review of Elon Musk’s Biography

Is Elon Musk the Ultimate Disruptor? A review of “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” written by Ashlee Vance Selective. Precise. Beyond convention. These are three words that could describe just about any disruptor, but they’re especially fitting for Elon Musk, the founder of electric-car titan Tesla Motors and SpaceX. Over the course of 11 …

Saul Eslake - Economic Trends to Watch in 2016

Economist Saul Eslake’s 10 Biggest Economic Trends Watch in 2016

What’s the economic outlook for 2016? How will it affect our industry? When Saul Eslake answers questions like these, Australian governments and businesses listen. Carefully. In fact, the nation’s key economists are paying particularly close attention to Saul’s commentary right now. The Minister for Trade says Eslake alone has the “ability explain complex economic concepts to the public in simple …