With council planning season fast approaching in Victoria, the 5 steps identified here provide councils with valuable insights to apply to their strategic planning process, and to assist in truly bringing strategic impact back into focus.Read More
With council plans due for review in the coming months in Victoria, we recommend councils invest time in a diagnosis of their strategic context to inform upcoming decisions.Read More
It takes more than just a great council planning session to affect real change in your council. The next challenge is delivering on that plan. Here we outline a six step ‘recipe’ to help you align your organisation to your council plan.Read More
To help address issues that may affect the council’s ability to deliver on their council strategic plan, we suggest developing an internal corporate plan to ensure the outcomes of the council plan can be delivered.Read More
In this unscripted conversation with senior Right Lane colleagues Marc Levy and Zoe Pappas, they reflect on the strategic and organisational challenges they are helping our clients solve and what we are seeing and hearing from our clients at this difficult and uncertain time, and suggest some topics other organisations should consider as we all make our way through this unprecedented experience together.Read More
In this article, we apply our own Dynamic Pathway Planning methodology to illustrate its practical application for organisations seeking to make sense of COVID-19 and develop their medium-term COVID recovery plan.Read More
COVID-19 has dominated our news feeds, our conversations and our headspace. What is unique is that we are experiencing this collectively. How we experience it will differ but this pandemic affects all of us. This pandemic has demanded a lot of us and it will continue to for some time. However, it too will pass and it is important to think about the kind of organisation you want to be on the other side of this disruption. In this edition of the Right Lane Review we outline processes, tools and practices that will support you to move towards adapting.Read More
Virtual meetings have fast become our new normal; and while principles for running effective in-person meetings remain highly relevant, we need to adjust our approach and focus to get the most out of our virtual interactions.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…Read More
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.