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Inventium is Australia’s leading innovation consultancy. Amantha’s latest book, The Innovation Formula, tackles the topic of how organisations can create a culture where innovation thrives. Two years ago, Melbourne innovation consultancy Inventium announced that it was offering all staff unlimited paid leave – with no strings attached. The initiative sparked intense debate, ranging from how empowering and innovative the initiative was, through to people believing that staff would abuse the system and. Two years in, Inventium CEO Dr Amantha Imber reflects on how the initiative has impacted her team: