Publications

The great ‘business bake-off’

August, 2019

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’.

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2019 Women’s Financial Security Forum

August, 2019

Women still face significant systemic challenges that threaten their financial security. On September 19, 2019 Right Lane is examining this inequity by hosting an annual forum that brings together influential, passionate and like-minded people to look at women’s financial security. Specifically, we are taking a targeted look at the cost of living, and the issue of secure, and sustainable, affordable housing. Find out more and register for the forum here. Limited places available.

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Right Lane Review – Fresh approaches to old challenges

July, 2019

‘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.

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Liberate resources by running meetings more effectively

July, 2019

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.

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Strategy means sacrifice: What are you willing to give up?

July, 2019

In this article, we explore the link between strategy and sacrifice and challenge you to consider not just what your organisation will do, but also what it won’t do, in order to maintain a sharp focus on things that really matter.

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Building a collaboration strategy: your key to unlocking collaborative advantage

July, 2019

A collaboration strategy is a powerful tool for building alignment and enabling cooperation. This technique produce dramatic and enduring results both within organisations and with external partners.

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Three levers for enhancing your organisational network

July, 2019

In our work, we often witness leaders affecting remarkable changes within their organisations. We take a closer look at the underlying networks that enable these organisations to thrive and examine three different levers through which leaders can leverage these networks to affect change.

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Strategic impact: five ways to disrupt your strategic planning process

May, 2019

One of the main functions of strategy teams is to choreograph the strategic planning process. In this article we suggest five ways to disrupt your next strategic planning process, and bring back the strategic impact.

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Women’s financial security: five levers of change

December, 2018

In this article we present a framework for assessing the disadvantages women face and outline five levers of change for addressing these issues. These ideas were developed in preparation for and during Right Lane’s inaugural 2018 Women’s Financial Security Forum.

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Enhancing effectiveness through improved vertical and horizontal team alignment

December, 2018

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.

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