Epic Innovation

Competing in the era of disruptive innovation? Are companies, cultures and leaders adapting fast enough to survive? What can we learn from Netflix?

We are all today competing in the era of disruptive innovation - companies, cultures and leaders not able to adapt fast enough may quickly find themselves struggling to survive.

What can we learn from Netflix?

What lessons on leading, failing, succeeding, innovating and building teams might offer us a glimpse into how we could more effectively nurture innovation mindsets?

How did the company and its leaders revolutionise themselves, and an entire industry (including consumer behaviour)?

“Netflix is different. We have a culture where No Rules Rules.” Reed Hastings

Some highlights in this case study

  • The founding story
  • The rise of Netflix
  • The Netflix and Blockbuster rivalry
  • Judgment and decision-making during moments of disruption

Ignite team and leadership conversations

How might I lead with curiosity to drive creativity and innovation within my team?

Innovative contribution:

  • In what ways might I empower and support my team to take risks, try new ideas and use disruptive innovation to deliver results?
  • How might I recognise innovative contributions?

Innovative disruption:

  • What might be holding me back from being more open to creativity, innovation, disruption?
  • How might I view failures as a stepping stones to success?

Habits of reinvention:

  • What habits could I stack to help my team and me adopt the habit of reinvention,
  • a Return on Luck (ROL) mindset and build muscle in order to persist in the face of adversity?

Accelerate progress:

  • How might I more effectively select technologies that will help to accelerate progress

Format and Approach

Ignite your teams to think differently about performance. Engage them in a highly participative, inspiring and practical lessons. Delivered in a multimedia, facilitator-led conversation on Zoom, supported with moderated conversations in breakout rooms (hosted by our team of Pod Coaches).


This case study is available in a 90-minute or 180-minute online (Zoom) format.

How does it work?

  • Contact us to let us know that you want LRMG to share this case study with your team
  • We will work with you to design or customise key conversation and reflection questions
  • Participants will get a link to a pre-case study primer to complete prior to the presentation and conversation
  • Your team will receive our 10 Habits for Nurturing an Innovation Mindset Toolkit as a take-away to ignite further learning and reflection
“People in our industry gravitate to disruption because of the challenge. They are drawn to the change and sense of impact of what they can do. It’s a nice, friendly kind of disruption.” – Reed Hastings

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Career Dreams

Fast track career growth in the new world of work:

Certified learning paths that build relevant skills and competencies

Invigorate your skills development offering:

University-certified online and blended short learning courses

Rapidly improve your scorecard metrics:

B-BBEE (South Africa) and other scorecard solutions

Trusted certification:

Digitally enabled learning solutions supported by dedicated teams of Wits, Queen's University Belfast, UFS and GIBS academics and experience managers

Real-world scarce skills training for youth:

Find, recruit and custom train youth to your demand-led specs, getting them work-ready and employable


We find the talent, match personalities and abilities to your culture fit, and then train them to meet your digital skills needs

Comply with your B-BBEE, transformation and skills levy agenda:

Rapidly improve your scorecard metrics: create a talent pipeline for 4IR, ICT and Tech-future Skills

Work-ready graduates and interns:

We find the candidates (or you find them). We train them to use your technology and digital systems within the defined roles


Sales and Unlock Customer Value

Discover why your customers buy what they buy:

Learn to meet customers’ social, emotional and functional requirements

Activate and strengthen sales team engagement:

Digital sales activation challenges

Cultivate a performance-based sales culture:

Sales leadership and culture solutions

Mobilise the right sales strategy:

Sales strategy validation and optimisation

Accelerate sales pipelines and spark growth:

Customer-centric sales strategy

Grow and sustain critical sales capabilities:

Digital learning content for Sales


People Productivity

Engage for sustainable high performance:

Human capital strategy, learning strategy and transformation

Future-fit your organisation for success:

Learning and talent assessments, talent management and people balance sheet planning

Connect learning journeys to performance outcomes:

Onboarding, talent development and learning mapped to your individual and company needs

Move the needle on learning experiences:

Smart learning and talent experience platforms, tools and digital learning assets

Upskill people with new digital smarts:

Digital learning content (customised or plug-and-play)


A Performance Culture

Talent management:

Make better future-fit data-driven decisions for your talent and organisation

Strategy and change:

Inspire your people to change and ignite their passion to deliver business results

Leadership and culture:

Enable your leadership teams to create their unique brand and to build new high-performance habits and behaviours

Digital transformation:

Enable people processes through digital technologies that transform performance

Talent assessments:

Better understand your people's strengths and your team’s productive habits to compete and win

Performance enablement:

Create a culture of feedback that actively measures performance


Leadership Perspectives

Establish a high-performance culture:

Interactive multimedia inspirational stories

Unlock new thinking and shift mindsets:

More than 13 intriguing true stories of high performance

Empower leaders and teams:

Expertly facilitated moderated conversations

Build new habits for high performance:

Smart toolboxes to activate habits for success