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.
The evidence shows that change management efforts frequently go awry. We’ve found that using a mnemonic, the HANDS of change – Hardwiring, Ability, Narrative, Desire and Support – can help our project teams to address what’s required for success. This article explores a case study to show how the helping HANDS of change function in practice.Read More
Helping organisations that do good do better is central to our management consulting practice. The work we do with for-profit and not-for-profit organisations that play a constructive role in creating a better world is above all else why we come to work and what gives us meaning and fulfilment in our professional lives. Since 2018 we have been fortunate enough to serve close to 100 clients that do good – for-profit and not-for-profit clients that are having a positive social impact. Here is a summary of the challenges we recently helped some of our clients solve.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
An organisation’s effectiveness is fundamentally dependent upon the alignment within and between the teams on the frontline. We outline five practical steps you can take to improve vertical and horizontal team alignment.Read More
If senior leaders are the ‘brain’ of the organisation and the employees are the ‘arms and legs’, then decision-making is the neurons that receive, process and transmit information throughout the body. Find out how to unlock the full potential of these neurons!Read More
Giselle Diego – February 2017
There is an increasing focus on values, culture and behaviours as critical aides to a successful organisation. Redefining values using inclusive approaches enables organisations to uncover what is at the heart of what they do.
Dr Marc Levy – February 2017
Twenty three CEOs shared with us their major issues and challenges. Some of the most common related to planning under uncertainty, resource allocation to digital, and what to do with big data.