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Connecting businesses and the Defence community

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A reason to commune

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How to avoid the election and still get a sausage

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What the election means for business

Issue #176 is written by Disruptors Co's Laura McDonald, for any questions, tips or coffee samples please contact us here.


Improving innovation in government and career opportunities for women

The election campaign may be in full swing but Disruptors Co is focused on what we can do, improving innovation in government, and improving career opportunities for women.At the end of last year, we were awarded a position on the CSIRO panel, as a preferred …


Budgets and innovation? Where are those carrots?

For industry disruptors (like Mike Cannon-Brookes), global and local policies on climate change present not just challenges but also exciting opportunities. To help make sense of the policy positions, Stephanie Hall took a deep dive into the global conditions…


Actioning the mindSHIFT

Here at Disruptors Co, we couldn’t help but feel like the working year was kicking off a lot slower than usual. Well, that’s probably because it technically was slower. Last week, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its Australian Labour Force statis…


Start your business mindSHIFT in 2022

Since November 2021 we've been further developing our concept of mindSHIFT.We started with the mindSHIFT concept and introduced the three disruptions of the mindSHIFT era - along with our view of how 'mindSHIFTING' is the new art for the future of business, a…


Disruptors Co - 2021: Our Year in Review

To say 2021 was a whirlwind is an understatement. We were fortunate that for the first few months we were able to run in-person events for clients, and even got to catch up as a team for the first time in almost a year. This quickly changed however, and we fo…


It's time for a mindSHIFT

As we speed towards the end of 2021, and begin to wrap up yet another turbulent year, here at Disruptors Co we’ve been giving a lot of thought as to how business can capitalise on the many challenges and opportunities presented. Heading back to the office in …


Disruptors Co - the Four Roadblocks to Innovation

Over the years we have discovered that when it comes to innovation, there are four road blocks:Permission - Most of us feel that we are not "allowed" to innovate ... that innovation in all of its forms happens somewhere else (and often by a chosen, specifical…


Mental Health Month

October is Mental Health Month and given the year we’ve had, we believe that this year it is more important than ever to take some time to reflect on and look after your mental health. In NSW, we have spent the last four months in lockdown, away from friends …


Issue #167 - Employee Engagement is the New Black

In a year as disruptive as 2021, it’s important for businesses to ensure that they are prioritising employee engagement, both while working from home and when planning to return to the office. But how might we co-create a new way of working that generates the…


Share Your Ideas for a Mentally Healthy Workplace

The NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) is opening its third and final round of funding for Recovery Boost in July 2021.This time around for the Recovery Boost grant program, SIRA is offering a new way to get involved to access a $50,000 grant.We …


The Future VOW - Values, organisational strategy and wellbeing

As we recalibrate towards a "new normal", it is becoming abundantly clear that the new normal will be anything but normal.With this in mind, we have identified three key trends that business and organisational leaders should consider - what we call the "Futur…


Branding in an Time of Disruption

An on-demand webinar on building brand voice. The best thing about recorded webinars, is you can take them at any time.


Solving THE Problem

We often say, "Ideas are easy". We do so, because ideas - at least at first - carry no weight. They can be floated and discarded as needed.But a PROBLEM. Well that is heavy. A problem is something you must deal with.But experience tells us that not all proble…


Going digital - creating software that works the way we want it to

Often when we implement new "ways of working", we are required to adapt an existing practice to a new format. We perform due diligence, map gaps between existing and new practices - and seek to fill those gaps with training, support and change management. And…


Hybrid working is in all our futures

Google Trends can be an informative and useful way to identify changes in the way that we live and work. For example, a search on the term "hybrid workplace" shows that the term was unheard of before April 2020 - but is now receiving regular, sustained attent…


Digital transformation -> Start. Stop. Continue.

Digital transformation has been a hot topic for some years now - but like many "hot topics", saw little traction until the heat became a "burning platform". That burning platform was Covid19.When the Pandemic hit and lockdowns began, almost all businesses had…