Legal battle between Epic Games and Apple reaches Australian courts

Epic Games, the maker of one of the world’s most popular video games Fortnite, has brought its legal fight against Apple to Australian shores. Epic Games and Apple first became embroiled in a lawsuit in a US District Court on 13 August 2020. The claim filed in Australia’s Federal Court today concerns the same issue… Continue reading Legal battle between Epic Games and Apple reaches Australian courts

It’s time… to hand over the leadership reins

Some years ago, I was advising two of the most impressive entrepreneurs in the country. They had built an amazing national brand and were going from strength to strength in terms of geographic coverage, revenue and customer numbers. But, they were having challenges managing the business now that it was so large. They explained: “We’re… Continue reading It’s time… to hand over the leadership reins

Why being respected in business is much more profitable than desperately trying to be liked

Here are the ten brands with the most loyal customers in 2017. A list compiled by US consultancy Brand Keys from 740 brands across 83 industries. Can you spot the attribute that’s common to each? Amazon (retail) Google Apple (tablets) Netflix Apple (smartphones) Amazon (video streaming) Samsung Facebook Amazon (tablets) YouTube Yes, they are all… Continue reading Why being respected in business is much more profitable than desperately trying to be liked

Feed unconscious minds, embrace good failure: Dr Amantha Imber talks innovation strategies

Dr Amantha Imber, founder and CEO of Inventium

Businesses risk being disrupted if they don’t create environments where people can sit in their ‘challenge sweet spot’, have freedom to express crazy ideas and feel safe to fail meaningfully, according to Dr Amantha Imber, the CEO of innovation consultancy Inventium. Prior to founding Inventium a decade ago, Imber – a 2016 inductee into the… Continue reading Feed unconscious minds, embrace good failure: Dr Amantha Imber talks innovation strategies

“There’s no magic bullet, we’ve just had to dive in,” says the CEO of global edutech startup GO1

GO1 founding team (L-R): Vu Tran, Chris Hood, Andrew Barnes & Chris Eigeland

Just as Spotify and Apple have transformed the way people listen to music, Brisbane-based entrepreneur Andrew Barnes envisions his edutech startup GO1 as the way forward for corporate training.   Since launching in 2015, GO1 has amassed over 500,000 users for its SaaS platform, which enables companies, across all sectors, to find, book and track… Continue reading “There’s no magic bullet, we’ve just had to dive in,” says the CEO of global edutech startup GO1