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Launching a new idea, method or product without a model for success can be challenging. The Innovation at Work podcast, hosted by Gavin Tye, sits down with industry leaders to discover how they approach innovation within their organisations exploring the mindset, models and strategies allowing innovation to thrive.We interview guests from enterprise, startups, small business, industry groups and government to discover what's working and what we can all learn from it. We discuss everything from emerging technology, how to start an innovation program, getting buy-in for your ideas and building a culture of innovation.By sharing these journeys, we can learn, grow and build a collaborative, innovative community together.

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Launching a new idea, method or product without a model for success can be challenging. The Innovation at Work podcast, hosted by Gavin Tye, sits down with industry leaders to discover how they approach innovation within their organisations exploring the mindset, models and strategies allowing innovation to thrive.We interview guests from enterprise, startups, small business, industry groups and government to discover what's working and what we can all learn from it. We discuss everything from emerging technology, how to start an innovation program, getting buy-in for your ideas and building a culture of innovation.By sharing these journeys, we can learn, grow and build a collaborative, innovative community together.

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Innovation at Work

Latest release on Mar 12, 2019

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Rank #1: Melissa Urie, ultra endurance athlete, gives us insight on what it takes to complete five ironmans in five days

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Innovation isn't always found in technology and business environments. This podcast, we sit down with ultra endurance athlete and the second ever woman to complete the Epic 5, Melissa Urie.

Mel has inspired the RedEye team with her mental toughness and determination. We wish her all the best as she attempts to become the first women to finish an Uberman.

Get in contact with Mel and support her causes!

Help to provide Ethiopian Villages clean water: https://www.waterforavillage.net/

Huma Gels: https://www.runwith.com.au/

Mel’s sponsored triathlon clothing: https://entrixsport.com/

Mel’s blog: https://rangamel.wordpress.com/

Mar 12 2019

36mins

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Rank #2: Episode 29 - Paul Hodgson discusses NERA and how to bring the digital generation to baby boomer industries

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Innovation is ideas + discipline. Paul Hodgson tests out the acoustics in our new HQ and  discusses how industry growth centres like NERA support Australian companies in utilising their innovation to scale globally.

Australia exports more than 2/3 of its energy production currently as coal, oil and gas, and uranium. The challenge we have is exporting the knowledge that Australian companies develop, instead of just commodities. Paul is an expert on all things innovation and is dedicated to aiding start-ups and scaleups overcome all forms of challenges.

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0:00 - Introduction to Paul Hodgson

4:05 - Bringing the digital generation to baby boomer industries

10:22- Introduction to NERA and industry growth centres

13:15: Australia’s innovation in Global Markets

20:30- Companies supported by NERA

24:36 - Overcoming the challenges that arise when Australian companies go global

30:33 - NERA’s RISE Accelerator Program

Connect with Paul on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pauljhodgson/

Learn more about NERA: https://www.nera.org.au/

Learn more about RISE Accelerator Program: riseaccelerator.org 

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can find more podcasts here.

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/pauljhodgson/

Jan 10 2019

37mins

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Rank #3: Episode 28 – The influence culture has on innovation with Megan Harris

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Innovation is a cultural responsibility. To fulfil a vision, an entire organisation must move forward and learn lessons together to achieve success.

Whether it’s creating usable products or services, or building an inspired team and culture, Megan advocates that people are at the heart of everything we do. Megan has demonstrated these values throughout her career, and is currently transforming Bank of Queensland’s innovation initiatives by opening teams to become more agile, and to accelerate innovation through startup partnerships.

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0:34 - About Megan

3:09 - Bank of Queensland and Fintech innovation

4:42 - Innovating in Bank of Queensland

6:30 - Creating partnerships with startups

8:30 - How to change an internal culture to focus on innovation

14:50 - Failing and learning in the banking sector

16:48 - Approaching capability

21:10 - Collaborating with startups

25:43 - Challenges of having some parts of the business not being ready for innovation (different kind of risks involved)

27:45 - Lessons learned working with startups

30:49 - Value in a humanistic touch and communication

34:20 - Future of banking and disruption

Connect with Megan on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/megan-brand-harris-a3352720/

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can find more podcasts here.

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

Subscribe in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Dec 03 2018

35mins

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Rank #4: Episode 27 – Michael Carter teaches us what makes a Sales Professional

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Growing and evolving with a client is just as important as the initial engagement for sales representatives.  

This week we sit down with Michael Carter from the Michael Carter Group to discuss what separates a sales “person” from a sales “professional”, and how sales goes beyond closing the deal. 

0:00 Intro to Michael Carter 2:40 Defining innovation in sales 5:55 Building lasting long-term relationships in Sales 8:30 How are consumers buying differently 11:05 Neural selling and connecting with customers 16:05 Where do companies begin 21:49 Common mistakes 23:58 Importance of optimism 28:43 About The Michael Carter Group

Find out more about The Michael Carter Group: www.themichaelcartergroup.com

Or connect with Michael on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-carter-73978524/

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can find more podcasts here.

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

Subscribe in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Nov 27 2018

31mins

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Rank #5: Episode 26 - Discussing Expense Management Software

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Lack of control of business spending can lead to theft and fraud. Sorting through receipts is time wasting, cost inefficient and full of mistakes. There is a better way…

This week we sit down with Steve Ehrenreich from PennyInc to talk about the progression of expense management software. Penny is a cloud based mobile app that is at the forefront of helping charities feed the homeless as well as working with organisations to manage business spending. Steve discusses the limitations of regular expenses management systems, the use of real time transaction tracking and card control.

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3:32 - Penny Inc

8:11 – Steve’s motivation

9:10:  - Mobile Cause: Feeding the Homeless Campaig

12:25 - Penny’s Future

Find out more about Penny: https://thepennyinc.com/

Or connect with Steve on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steveehrenreich/

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can also visit us at redeye.co/podcast

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

Subscribe in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Oct 30 2018

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Rank #6: Episode 25- The Process of Taking Businesses to a Global Scale with Pia Turcinov

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“How do we get more Australian companies in the global market space?”  

Companies often struggle to gain traction when they go global. Building narratives, hiring the right people and implementing the right structures are crucial to success.

Pia Turcinov joins Gav in Barcelona to discuss Global Pathways and NERA past success, and what they are building towards. Global Pathways builds relationships and connections, improves structure, and enables long term growth to grow businesses to a global scale. We caught up to discuss Global Pathways story and the future of Energy Resources.

Oct 24 2018

22mins

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Rank #7: Episode 24 – The story so far with RedEye CEO Wayne Gerard (Part 2)

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Joining Gav for part 2 of the conversation is RedEye CEO Wayne Gerard. Wayne continues the story of his journey so far, including his recruitment philosophy, what he would do differently, and the startup ecosystem.

For part 1 of the conversation, please visit the following link: https://redeyeco.wpengine.com/ep23-wayne-gerard-p1/

Short on time? Jump to the section you’re most interested in below:

0:00 - Hiring developing employees

1:49 - How RedEye’s recruitment has evolved

4:12 - Main differences between working in a startup vs established corporation

7:36 - How RedEye’s recruitment differs from other organisations

9:50 - Some of the lessons learned

15:20 - Understanding the client’s business models

17:10 - Giving back and connecting with people

18:18 - Startup ecosystem

Connect with Wayne: https://www.linkedin.com/in/waynegerard/

Chat to us at Redeye: https://redeye.co/contact/

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can also visit us at redeye.co/podcast

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

Subscribe in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Oct 16 2018

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Rank #8: Episode 23 – The story so far with RedEye CEO Wayne Gerard (Part 1)

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"Build with, not for" has always been the RedEye mantra. It has laid the foundation for a software solution that is transforming the way data is managed in critical infrastructure. 

Joining Gav in the beautiful city of Istanbul, RedEye CEO Wayne Gerard tells us all about his journey so far, from his frustration at the lack of suitable solutions for asset owners, starting RedEye and the challenges and rewards that he's experienced along the way.

Short on time? Jump to the section you’re most interested in below:

1:50 - Tech changes in managing critical infrastructure 

4:55  - The challenge of changing to digital engineering data management

8:10 - How to involve and consider the end-user

10:10 - Making enterprise software easier to adopt

13:30 - Helping customers to become more successful

15:14 - What made Wayne decide to start RedEye

19:48 - Forming the first RedEye team

21:47 - The influence of culture on productivity

23:11 - Personal journey

Connect with Wayne: https://www.linkedin.com/in/waynegerard/

Chat to us at Redeye: https://redeye.co/contact/

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can also visit us at redeye.co/podcast

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

Subscribe in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Oct 08 2018

24mins

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Rank #9: Episode 22 – Managing psychological hazards in the workplace with Rebecca Michalak

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While there have been significant advancements made in workplace health and safety policy, we tend to forget about psychosocial factors. Organisations are starting to identify hazards in the workplace that not only cause physical harm, but psychological too.

With more than 15 years experience in senior management, human resources, and consulting roles in the private, public, and NFP sectors, we’re joined by Rebecca Michalak. In this podcast, Rebecca discusses aligning HR and WHS policy with psychosocial risk factor management; a strategy proven to reduce costs, and the risk of developing mental illness as a result of work or organisation culture.

Short on time? Jump to the section you’re most interested in below:

0:50 - A little about Rebecca

2:45 - Difficulty in measuring psychological hazards

5:27 - Curing the cause, rather than the symptom

10:32 - How workplace bad behaviours have changed in the last few years

13:58 - Communicating effectively in a workplace

15:32 - Bullying dynamics

21:22 - Common mistakes organisations make with wellness programs

27:09 - Importance of culture in mental health

32:00 - Mental Models

34:32 - Managing younger worker’s expectations

38:01 - How Rebecca helps organisations

40:40 - The cost of negligent human management

Connect with Rebecca: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-rebecca-michalak-6a5b1115/

Reach out for expertise consulting from Rebecca and her team: https://www.psychsafeconsulting.com.au/

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can also visit us at redeye.co/podcast

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

Subscribe in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Sep 28 2018

49mins

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Rank #10: Episode 21 - Human Strategy with Carrie Grimes Bohannon

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The way we work is rapidly changing within organisations. Employers are beginning to recognise that people are one of their most valuable assets, and require a strategy to maximise their success.

For this episode Gavin is joined by Carrie Grimes Bohannon, a director of Human Capital Consulting for Deloitte. Carrie is at the forefront of the transformation within the human resources sector as she passionately guides organisations to boost productivity through human strategy. Carrie discusses communication barriers within large organisations, improving productivity through better integrated work processes, and creating success for the future by bridging generations through mentorship.

Short on time? Jump to the section you’re most interested in below: 1:42 A little about Carrie 4:35 Taking a different approach to workplace planning 5:50 Leadership, and offering different employee benefits 7:38 Difference between US and Australian employee benefits 8:40 The future of work 12:45 Multiple generations in a workforce 16:16 Effective leadership 17:06 ‘Gig’ economy 20:00 How emerging technology shapes our work 24:30 Lifelong learning 30:23 How organisations can embrace rapid change 32:42 Lessons learned about people 34:44 Thought leadership on future of work

Connect with Carrie at https://www.linkedin.com/in/grimescarrie

We hope you enjoy this episode, if you did please leave us a review in iTunes and let us know. You can also visit us at redeye.co/podcast

If you would like to be guest on the Innovation at Work podcast reach out to podcast@redeye.co

Subscribe in iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.

Sep 24 2018

36mins

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