Month: October 2013

The TKLR Dispatch

Volume 1, Issue 1 There’s a knock at the door.. Hi there. Welcome to the first edition of the TKLR dispatch. It’s a new bi-monthly newsletter that’ll bring you the finest ideas, inspiration and tools to help you scratch your creative itch. My aim is to help you break down the barriers to your success, […]

If you make correct decisions, you will be successful. Marc Lehmann on shifting the startup mindset.

What inspired Marc Lehmann to leave his high flying finance role at Deutsche Bank, to jump into the trenches with other small business owners? Believe it or not, the Saasu story starts with a small plastic bag full of receipts. More than a decade ago, Marc started noticing how much time and effort entrepreneurs would […]

How to create an innovation culture in big Business, with Annalie Killian of AMP

Have you ever felt stifled by a large organisational hierarchy? One that demands permission before you can act, that places process and risk management above personal empowerment and innovation? Finding the right environment for cultivating positive crowd-led change can be remarkably hard, which is why today’s interview with Annalie Killian is so great. Annalie’s the […]

The traditional classroom model is broken, Roy Green shows us the future of business education

Professor Roy Green is one of the smartest, most eloquent business thinkers I’ve ever met. Dean of the UTS Business School, Professor Green is the driving force behind some dramatic shifts within the university, spearheading many of the cross disciplinary manoeuvres happening between faculties as well as the spectacular Dr. Chau Chak city campus building designed by US ‘starchitect’ Frank Gehry. Roy has a background in Economics and policy and has an incredible birds eye view of the changes affecting local and global business ventures, and is very well connected with many of the new startup ventures in the Sydney metropolitan area. I sat down with Roy to learn how changes in the technology & design spheres are influencing the way business education is created and delivered, the kinds of skills and exposure people need to excel in business today and how to build the soft infrastructure for startups success.