Inspiration

Advice for leading businesses through disruption

5 tips for leaders trying to change their business to deal with disruption For the leaders of incumbent brands in disrupted industries, the challenge is immense. Regular operating model changes and complex transformations strain workforces as they juggle running and changing the business. Some businesses, in industries like the media sector, face a desperate need …

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Responsiveness to Change keeps you ahead of competitors

Three lessons we’ve learned about ‘change nimble’ and ‘change capable’ organisations “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change,” Charles Darwin famously said. Heck yeah!  The leading organisations of tomorrow will be nimble – for growth and competitive advantage. And will be …

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The Holy Trinity of the Digital Crusade

Are you embracing the digital crusade or just as confused as everybody else? Much like the children’s fable of the duckling and the swan, the digital crusade has spent many years as the ugly duckling, paddling about in the murky waters of obscure, somewhat awkward, business conversations. Sometimes avoided, often criticised, and generally laughed at. …

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Leveraging ancient wisdom for change success today

Change Intelligence includes the ability to adapt to change with curiosity and wisdom. Which begs the question: “What change wisdom can we glean from the knowledge of the past?” Lately, there has been a great deal of focus placed on innovation. It’s been intense both within project delivery and transformation and more broadly across both grass …

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Creative ideas event: Vivid Sydney

3 creative ideas to help get cut-through for your business

Musings from Vivid Sydney 2016 Year on year I find myself excitedly caught up in the wonderful vibe and energy of Vivid Sydney. I love experiencing our gorgeous city and community through the lens of light, sound and all things creative – it really captivates me.  So naturally I was thrilled and deeply grateful to …

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Your ideas for a change intelligent approach?

At Blue Seed we refer to our approach as Change Intelligence, which includes the ability to adapt to change with curiosity and wisdom.  We all share the common purpose of enabling people to navigate the challenges of organisational change, so to us, it doesn’t matter what methodology you subscribe to. While what we do contributes to success, …

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From zero to the 2015 BRW Fast 100 list in 5 quick years!

Our Blue Seed Directors reflect on their recipe for steering a fast growing small business to greatness. As we considered how we found ourselves standing in this unexpected moment, a small change management consulting business listed on the 2015 BRW Fast 100 list (!), we both thought about the invaluable lessons we have gleaned from our parents …

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Emotional Intelligence

A contemporary ‘must have’ for changing times and change leaders This insight is co-authored by Certus3 and Blue Seed Consulting. In his first interview as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called out ‘emotional intelligence’ – also known as ‘Emotional Quotient’ (EQ) – as his defining characteristic.  Anyone embarking on large-scale transformation should heed his remarks. …

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