Category: Strategy

Innovation in Culture

November 19, 2018 by

In the last twelve months, we’ve noticed a significant increase in the number of clients approaching SRA to enlist our guidance and support in creating targeted culture change. This has included, for example, a culture that embraces change, a more customer-oriented culture, or a more innovative culture. And this really excites the team here at SRA. Organisational […]

Categories: Change, Culture, Employee Engagement, High Performance, Leadership, Strategy, Tony Chapman

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Netflix

November 06, 2018 by

Many of us can confess to having binge-watched a series on Netflix. What’s not to like about Brooklyn 99! But what can we learn from Netflix itself? It turns out – quite a bit! Here’s a great chat with the head of Netflix in which there are many interesting insights, including: – leadership ethos. This […]

Categories: Communication, Culture, Employee Engagement, High Performance, Leadership, Management, Self awareness, Strategy, Tony Chapman, Workplace Culture

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The Board Owns Culture

June 11, 2018 by

Board Owns Culture What’s the hottest issue in the boardrooms of leading Australian companies at the moment? If you guessed corporate culture, you’d be spot on! The recent Banking Royal Commission again highlighted the importance of organisational culture, with poor culture featuring prominently as the cause of the deficiencies and breaches identified. Regulatory bodies around […]

Categories: Change, Culture, Leadership, Management, Strategy, Tony Chapman

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The Silver Bullet

April 26, 2018 by

The Silver Bullet in Leadership How great would the practice of leadership be if there was always a silver bullet – a single act that would resolve an issue in one hit? Imagine how much time and effort it would save. A lot of leaders are looking for this magical silver bullet… but is simply doesn’t exist. […]

Categories: Culture, Leadership, Strategy, Tony Chapman

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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

December 20, 2017 by

 Leonardo da Vinci said “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” and I would agree. So why then do so many businesses and organisations allow so much complexity? Organisations add unnecessary complexity to their approach, experience, systems, solutions, marketing and product offerings… you name it! It’s become increasingly complex. This costs time, money and people, so why […]

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The link between performance and organisational culture

November 23, 2017 by

At SRA Corporate Change we are proud to work closely with a wide range of businesses and see first hand the impact a good organisational culture can have on performance. Increased performance looks different from organisation to organisation; many of the cases we have seen first hand include increased profit, improved safety outcomes, reduced absenteeism […]

Categories: Personal accountability, Strategy, Workplace Culture

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Strategic Plan, Operating Plan and KPIs – how do they relate?

March 09, 2016 by

I was recently asked to provide my thoughts about the process of preparing Strategic Plans, Operating Plans and aligning them to Key Performance Indicators. This task is relatively tricky as not one-sized fits all. However, not one shy of a challenge, here is my answer: Strategic Plan A Strategic Plan has a longer term in focus […]

Categories: Executive Coaching, High Performance, Leadership, Management, Personal Development, Strategy, Strategy & Leadership, Uncategorized

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So you’re a manager, but can you lead?

May 15, 2015 by

When we find ourselves in positions of leadership we can be assured of one thing; those we are leading, peers, and superiors will judge us on our performance. With this in mind, it is necessary to self-assess our leadership. I find it helpful to do this on at least a monthly basis, or whenever I […]

Categories: Change, Communication, Executive Coaching, Leadership, Management, Personal accountability, Personal Development, Professional Service Firms, SRA, Strategy, Strategy & Leadership, Uncategorized

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Take control of your business

May 11, 2015 by

Why should you be paying greater attention to your business strategy? Quite simply, strategy defines action. And action creates results. Yogi Berra once wittingly mused that ‘if you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else’. That’s actually fine if you’re backpacking around Australia. But it’s not a sensible way to run a business. If […]

Categories: Change, High Performance, Meaning and purpose, Strategy, Strategy & Leadership, Uncategorized

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