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Kris Morrison and Steven Moe recently attended a “Turning Innovation into Gold” event hosted at the Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce. There were a range of interesting speakers and topics covered. The top 3 insights we heard were...:
07 Nov 2016 Post by: Steven Moe ,

Kris Morrison and Steven Moe recently attended a “Turning Innovation into Gold” event hosted at the Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce.  There were a range of interesting speakers and topics covered.  The top 3 insights we heard were:

  1. What businesses want and need: Six points were given by Louise Webster of the Innovation Council who said the companies they work with have identified six areas that they were focussed on:

2. Mistakes made: One of the best parts was the five panellists talking about some mistakes they had made and learned from.  Key points were:

3.  A change of mind set and culture: One of the key themes was the need for New Zealand to develop an innovative risk taking culture where people try things and fail, learn from that, and try again.  To promote the creation of higher paying jobs and an economy that has moved beyond primary production is something we should be targeting.  How do we do that?  Well, that is a topic for another day…

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