Gaia Grant

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Born (1964-07-31) July 31, 1964 (age 57)
Manly, Sydney, Australia
NationalityAustralian
CitizenshipAustralia
Education
  • BA
  • MPhil
  • PhD
Alma mater
  • University of Sydney
  • State University of New York
  • Macquarie University
Occupation
  • Author
  • Lecturer
  • Keynote speaker
OrganizationTirian Innovative Solutions
Known forKnown for her work on ambidextrous innovation leaders and sustainable innovation and creativity
Notable work
  • The Innovation Race (2016)
  • Who Killed Creativity? (2011)
TitleFounder

Gaia Grant (born July 31, 1964) is an Australian author, lecturer and keynote speaker. She is the author of fourteen books, including The Innovation Race (2016) and Who Killed Creativity? (2011).[1][2][3]

Early life

Gaia Grant was born in Manly, Sydney, Australia. She was raised on the northern beaches and as a child travelled regularly as part of her father's work.

Career

Gaia Grant began her career as a secondary school teacher in Sydney, Australia. When she moved with her family to Bali, Indonesia in 1995 she started her company, Tirian Innovative Solutions.[4][5]

Gaia Grant has written fourteen books. In Search for Answer, her first book, was published 1992. In 2002, her book titled A Patch of Paradise was published. The book detailed her the experience of moving her family to Bali, Indonesia, with a chapter dedicated to the Bali Bombings which occured in front of her home.[6][7]

As a keynote speaker and consultant her corporate clients include Google (US), JP Morgan (Asia Pacific), Visa (US), Salesforce (Asia Pacific), Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts (Canada), Citibank (Asia Pacific), Baker & McKenzie (Asia Pacific), Colgate Palmolive (Innovation Lab America), Deutsche Bank (Asia Pacific) and Chanel.[8][9]

Gaia Grant is also a lecturer on sustainable innovation culture in international business and a doctoral (PhD) researcher at the University of Sydney Business School.[10][11]

She is known for her work on ambidextrous innovation leaders and sustainable innovation and creativity.[12][13][14]

Books

  • Grant, Gaia (2016).The Innovation Race How to Change a Culture to Change the Game.New York John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780730329015, OCLC 959994295.
  • Grant, Gaia (2012). Who killed creativity? : --and how can we get it back? Seven strategies to make yourself, your team and your organisation more innovative. Milton, Qld. : Jossey-Bass. ISBN 9781118232521. OCLC 975278563.
  • Grant, Gaia (2005). Building the corporate village. Queenscliff [N.S.W.] : Tirian. ISBN 9780958014434. OCLC 156770045.
  • Grant, Gaia (2004). A Balinese dream. Singapore : Periplus. ISBN 9780794603304. OCLC 163094426.
  • Grant, Gaia (2004). A journey to Bali. Singapore : Periplus. ISBN 9780794603335. OCLC 163094427.
  • Grant, Gaia (2002). A Patch of Paradise. Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Random House. ISBN 9781863253604. OCLC 972519392.
  • Grant, Gaia (1998). The rhythm of life. Neutral Bay N.S.W. : Transworld Pub. OCLC 38833347.

In the media

              

References

  1. "Gaia Grant". HRM online. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  2. Ideascale. "Gaia Grant Archives". InnovationManagement. Retrieved 2020-06-21.
  3. "Clearing air on open plan productivity". www.dailytelegraph.com.au. 2016-09-04. Retrieved 2020-06-21.
  4. "Denpasar, Bali". Wall Street Journal. 2003-08-08. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  5. "A Patch of Paradise by Gaia Grant – Bali Advertiser". webcache.googleusercontent.com. Retrieved 2020-06-21.
  6. "Coping in a culture of perpetual crisis". Australian Financial Review. 2004-01-29. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  7. Thomas, Maura (2015-09-24). "Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email". Harvard Business Review. ISSN 0017-8012. Retrieved 2020-06-21.
  8. "Gaia Grant - Celebrity Speakers - Australia's Premier Speakers' Bureau". www.celebrityspeakers.com.au. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  9. "The importance of authentic empathy when connecting with consumers". Marketing Magazine. Retrieved 2020-06-21.
  10. "Staff Profile". The University of Sydney. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  11. Williams (CMO), Azadeh; 17 July, 2015 07:33. "Why creativity puts the magic in marketing leadership". www.cmo.com.au. Retrieved 2020-06-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  12. "Gaia Grant – Leadership Legacy 2035". Retrieved 2020-06-15.
  13. Williams (CMO), Azadeh; 17 July, 2015 07:33. "Why creativity puts the magic in marketing leadership". www.cmo.com.au. Retrieved 2020-06-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  14. Prinsloo, Shaun (2019-03-27). "2017". ICRODSC. Retrieved 2020-06-21.

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