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Sydney

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New South Wales

Speaker Bio

James O'Loghlin is one of Australia's most respected, entertaining and experienced corporate speakers, master facilitator, corporate comedians and media personalities, best known as the host of over 300 episodes of "The New inventors" on ABC-TV, and for his witty and entertaining programs on ABC Local Radio.

He has been delighting corporate audiences with his unique brand of corporate comedy for over a decade and is equally at home giving keynote speeches on innovation, acting as MC for awards nights and conferences and facilitating panel discussions.

From criminal lawyer, to comedian to media personality and presenter James has a wealth of experience. It was his role as the host of the New Inventors that fuelled James' interest in innovation, a subject upon which he now regularly gives keynote speeches.

He explores practical things we can all do every day to become more innovative, and about the ways in which companies can create a culture that encourages innovation.

After many years of work in Australia he is a favourite with Australian audiences and event planners, James is a true industry professional with hundreds of successful live events to his credit.

James O'Loghlin

My speaking topics...

  • Overcoming Crisis Through Innovation

We have been living in an era of disruption and rapid change for some time, but never before have we faced changes as rapid and drastic as those caused by the Coronavirus. Suddenly, everything is different.

Over the next few months organisations and businesses will face big challenges. To meet them, they will have to find new and better ways of doing things.

More than ever before, your people need to be equipped with the skills they need to be innovative, so they can be constantly coming up with better ways of doing things.

In eight years hosting ABC-TV’s ‘The New Inventors’ James O’Loghlin worked with over a thousand innovators, and in his entertaining and thought-provoking keynote and/or workshop he will share practical strategies to equip your people with the skills they need to be innovative every day.

In this session you will learn:

  • An understanding of how innovation happens; the 3 things innovators do better than others
  • Easy-to-implement strategies to identify opportunities for innovation in your business and take advantage of them
  • How to create an organisational culture that encourages everyone to be innovative
  • How to quickly and cheaply identify the best new ideas and implement them”
  • Innovation is a State of Mind

How often do you have days when you are so busy you don't have time to think?

Days when there isn't one spare moment to think about how you can improve the way that you do things?

No matter how well your business is doing today, if you keep doing things the same way, in 10 years' time - maybe less - you will have been left behind.

To stay relevant and successful, businesses need to keep coming up with better ways of doing things. In eight years hosting 'The New Inventors' ex-Australian lawyer James O'Loghlin met hundreds of people who thought outside the box and came up with new and better ways of doing things.

During this corporate keynote James O’Loghlin will talk about:

Why every business needs to be continually innovating and how individuals can do it
The three things innovators do better than everyone else, and five things every business can do to build a workplace culture that encourages innovation

  • Overcoming the barriers to innovation

Many of us want to focus more on innovation and improving our business, but find that it just doesn’t happen.

What goes wrong?

What factors stop us from being innovative, and how can we overcome them?

In this informative and entertaining keynote former host of “The New Inventors” and innovation expert James O’Loghlin will explain what the 6 most common barriers to innovation are, and how to overcome each one and ensure that making your business better becomes a part of your work every day.

TAKE-OUTS

  • An understanding of the factors that prevent us from being more innovative
  • Easy to implement strategies to overcome those barriers
  • Strategies to identify opportunities for innovation and take advantage of them
  • Creating an innovative culture

The greatest resource any organisation has is the space between the ears of its people, but many don’t get anywhere near full value from it.

It’s more important than ever for organisations to be innovative, but how do you create a culture where everyone knows that part of their job is to think of better ways of doing things, and where new ideas are captured, assessed, trialled and the best ones implemented?

In this enlightening and entertaining keynote, former host of “The New Inventors” and innovation expert, James O’Loghlin, will share:

How to create a corporate culture where everyone from the CEO to the receptionist is encouraged and expected to be innovative

6 steps to creating an innovative corporate culture
The role of leaders and managers in fostering innovation
How to create a simple, efficient system to grow, assess and harvest
How to embed innovation as an essential part of corporate culture, rather than an ‘extra’ that is always shunted to the bottom of the list

  • Innovation is YOUR State of Mind | Workshop

Workshop
In his keynote, ‘Innovation is a State of Mind’, James O’Loghlin identifies the 3 building blocks of innovation; in this dynamic follow up workshop, participants apply those principles to create and grow their own ideas to improve their business.

This 1 hour to half-day workshop will get delegates identifying opportunities, solving problems and thinking on their feet as they are challenged to unleash their creativity and think up develop new ideas to make their business better.

Delegates will leave armed with the necessary tools to impart real change within their organisations, for years to come.

Takeaways from the session include:

A large number of thought through and practical ideas that the business can implement
The growth of a new culture that fosters innovation and collaboration
Each delegate will have a new found belief in his or her ability to 'think up' ways of doing things better, and know how to grow and use their ideas

  • Master of Ceremonies

After two decades of corporate speaking work in Australia James O’Loghlin is an accomplished and highly experienced MC who is able to draw laughs from whatever is happening whilst running the event in an efficient and appropriate manner.

You get the professionalism of an experienced radio and television host who is utterly at home on stage combined with the humour of one of Australia’s best corporate comedians.

  • Master Facilitator

James is also an experienced and able panel facilitator who always ensures that the discussion is both informative and entertaining.

He draws on his experience as a radio host and ex-criminal lawyer to ask the right questions at the right time.

His television background as The New Inventors host enabled him to elicit all the relevant information and his unique brand of corporate comedy to keep it entertaining and engaging for the audience.

Location

Australia Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park NSW, Australia

Keynote # 1

INNOVATION IS A STATE OF MIND

No matter how well we are doing things today, if we keep doing them the same in way, in a few years’ time we will have been left behind. The increasingly rapid pace of change can quickly turn today’s cutting edge best practice into tomorrow’s fax machine. To stay relevant and successful, businesses need to innovate. But how do you do it? In eight years hosting ABC TV’s The New Inventors, James O’Loghlin worked with over a thousand innovators who thought outside the box and came up with new and better ways of doing things.

In his keynote presentation James will discuss:
  • Why every business needs to be continually innovating.
  • The three things innovators do better than everyone else.
  • How innovation happens… James will share a process that enables everyone to come up with more innovative ideas.
  • The six things every business can do to build an innovative corporate culture.
TAKE-OUTS
  • Simple strategies to use to be more innovative
  • A process to go through to come up with new ideas
  • An understanding of how to grow ideas to the point they can be implemented
Keynote # 2

OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS TO INNOVATION

 

Many of us want to focus more on innovation and improving our business, but find that at the end of the year, for some reason, it just hasn’t happened. What went wrong? What factors stop us from being innovative, and how can we overcome them? In this informative and entertaining keynote, illustrated with relevant case studies, former host of “The New Inventors” and innovation expert James O’Loghlin will share:

  • The 6 most common barriers to innovation (Yes, not having time is one).
  • How to overcome each of those barriers.
  • How to ensure that making your business better becomes a part of your work every day.
  • 3 steps to help anyone become more innovative.
TAKE-OUTS
  • An understanding of the factors that prevent us from being more innovative.
  • Easy to implement strategies to overcome those barriers.
  • Strategies to identify opportunities for innovation and take advantage of them.
Keynote # 3

CREATING AN INNOVATIVE CULTURE

The greatest resource any organisation has is the space between the ears of its people, but many organisations don’t get anywhere near full value from it. What sort of corporate culture does your organisation have? One where everyone just does their job? Or one where everyone keeps trying to do their job better?

It’s more important than ever for organisations to be innovative, but how do you create a corporate culture where everyone knows that part of their job is to think of better ways of doing things, and where new ideas are shared, assessed, trialled and the best ones implemented? In this enlightening and entertaining keynote, former host of “The New Inventors” and innovation expert, James O’Loghlin, will share:

How to create a corporate culture where everyone from the CEO to the receptionist is encouraged and expected to be innovative.

  • 6 steps to create an innovative corporate culture.
  • The role of leaders and managers in fostering innovation.
  • How to create a simple, efficient system to harvest, grow, and assess new ideas.
  • How to embed innovation as an essential part of corporate culture, rather than an ‘extra’ that is always shunted to the bottom of the list.

TAKE-OUTS

  • Understanding the advantages of creating an innovative culture.
  • Understanding how to create an innovative corporate culture.
  • Knowing how to implement an efficient and useable pipeline to capture and assess ideas from staff.
Video
Video
Topics

Overcoming Crisis Through Innovation
Innovation is a State of Mind
Overcoming the barriers to innovation
Creating an innovative culture
Innovation is YOUR State of Mind | Workshop
Master of Ceremonies
Master Facilitator

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        • Meetings and Events Australia
          05/03/2021 at 11:57 am

          Thank you for a great presentation – absorbing, thought-provoking and energetic. You were singled out as one of the conference faves.
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        • Dell Australia and New Zealand
          07/03/2020 at 11:57 am

          It was one of the most insightful and humorous presentations I have seen. From the first line he immediately engaged over 200 sales staff and for over an hour took them on a journey mixed with fantastic quotes, life experience and real intelligence on what it means to be an innovator and how to apply this to everyday life. He really resonated with our sales teams and the challenges they faced every day and made them think differently about ‘thinking’- I could not recommend him highly enough.
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