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Innovating beyond Borders

Hi Everyone,

The need to innovate has never been greater than today. As industry boundaries become diffuse, more difficult to trace, more porous to new forms of competition and of cooperation, as global supply chains are tested and reshaped and as we give new meaning to the roles of work and home,  we find that the constraints to unlocking value, to reaching new heights, require innovation – in thinking and in action.

The glass ceiling we often encounter in organisations trying to rekindle and bring their innovation efforts into the core of the organisation, is not there to merely test us or remind us of the effort required but to ensure we solve the right problem, with a fuller understanding of needs and wants of role players and participants, and focusing on long-term value creation, not merely what lies tomorrow or the day to follow.

Our vision – Innovating beyond borders, recognises this reality. We work with our clients to build forward – becoming anticipatory, highly adaptive organisations, powering growth and transformation.

Innovating beyond borders has taken us to new markets, from the US to the UK and other destinations. It has helped us discover opportunities beyond industry paradigms, beyond organisational silos and in-grained operating models. Listening to a diversity of voices, each contributing to a new and emerging reality, new and more resilient pathways to growth are realised.

We recognise that innovating beyond borders is a choice, one that we make together with others.

Have a good weekend everyone!

Saar Ben-Attar (A Connector Beyond Limits) 

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This week we invited into our studio Bennie van Rooi, Managing Director of Access Bank South Africa. Bennie is a financial services veteran, having worked across a diverse set of financial institutions, both private and public sector. He shared his insights about leadership in Financial Services and making difficult decisions in an environment that is being disrupted. With Access Bank becoming a catalyst for growth and innovation, growing its presence across markets, he provides a valuable perspective into how one innovates beyond borders…

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“Patterns are a huge part of our lives. People who are not aware of their stories, do not see patterns as easily as those who are aware of our stories.”

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“You have to be receptive to different voices, especially if they contradict yours. Developing a different perspective begins with one’s mindset”.
Bennie van Rooi
MD of Access Bank (South Africa)