Right Lane worked alongside the Office senior team in their first formal strategic planning process. The focus was to determine the longer term strategic aspirations and develop the five year strategic plan to guide the Office through its next and expanded phase of operations.Read More
The current COVID-19 situation is first and foremost a health concern. We must keep our people and workplaces safe and reduce the risk to our families and communities. The secondary challenge is keeping the wheels of our economy and businesses turning. Decisions still need to be made, strategies and plans developed, and we still have to bring together groups for powerful, meaningful collaboration if we are to continue to deliver as best we can through turbulent times.
In light of this, we thought we’d share five practices for conducting successful remote/digital workshops.
At Right Lane, most of our work centres on helping our clients develop and implement better strategies. Because it’s so central to our practice, we try to stay on top of every development in the academic literature and practitioner discourse. We reflect regularly on our project learnings, and we endeavour to harness our own ideas and advance knowledge in the field.
This collection ‘New year, new challenges. Ideas to inspire action’ includes some of our best thinking with regard to resource allocation, team effectiveness, strategy implementation, and getting full value from strategy workshop outcomes.
In our experience helping hundreds of organisations with strategy development and execution, we have found that those that adhere to six critical steps (Frame, Align, Cascade, Task, Oversee and Review) avoid the common strategy execution pitfalls. To truly excel at strategy execution however, organisations must go beyond this basic recipe and discover their own ‘Ex-FACTOR’.Read More
Over the past 12 months, and with no signs of slowing down, APRA has been prescribing guidelines relating to the processes we work on every day at Right Lane: strategic and business planning, outcomes assessment and measurement, and group and individual accountability. While some funds may consider this overly prescriptive regulatory overreach, we believe the gist of the regulations is not unreasonable.Read More
In September 2019, Right Lane hosted its second Women’s Financial Security Forum focusing on the issue of secure and affordable housing for ALL women. The forum brought together people interested in making a meaningful change in this space.Read More
‘If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always gotten’. In this edition of the Right Lane Review we discuss how to break away from formulaic approaches to strategy and planning and explore powerful new approaches to tackling long-standing challenges.Read More
The benefits of meeting effectiveness can be tangible and significant. In one organisation we worked with recently, the executive successfully recovered ~44% of the time they spent in meetings.Read More