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One thing we all know about the concept of resilience is that it has been around for a very long time. Those that have shown an innate resilience have survived and prospered. However, others that have struggled to embrace it have become irrelevant or extinct. There is no doubt that resilience is key to ourContinue reading "Resilience, Strategy, and Risk"
Universities are hugely important to our economy, society and our nations growth. Today, Universities face major shifts in economics, politics and technology, further compounded by increased competition on the global stage. It is vital that the University Strategic Planning Framework and the University strategic planning process combine to deliver positive results. This article presents 4Continue reading "University Strategic Planning Framework: 4 Challenges Solved"
A 20th Century French poet by the name of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said “A goal without a plan is just a wish”. While Mr Saint-Exupéry ‘s message is a good life lesson, it fails to mention any of the trouble of putting a plan and the elements of strategy together. How often do youContinue reading "Strategic Framework Unlocked: 6 You Should Know!"
PGPA Act – 6 Strategic Government Challenges As per the PGPA Act, agencies plan in order to achieve their objectives and report on their KPIs. To achieve positive outcomes Governments and Agencies need to work together to align their plans. Below are some of the key areas in which agencies should focus to ensure theyContinue reading "PGPA Act and 6 Strategic Government Challenges"
Billionaire and founder of Craigslist, Craig Newmark once attributed his success to a mixture of luck and persistence. While I can be on board with the persistence message, the whole idea that luck is something you need to succeed is just absurd to me. From our eyes at Skefto success in business is achieved whenContinue reading "Strategic Objectives Guide: Foundation for Success"
Local Government Act – 6 Challenges for Councils The Local Government Act requires that councils maintain systems of planning and reporting to meet its legal requirements. For this to occur, officers, managers, executive teams, auditors, committees, and Council must align. Below are some of the key challenges being faced by the sector to meet theContinue reading "Local Government Act – 6 Challenges for Councils"
6 Features of Strategic Planning There is no doubt strategic planning is a major part of our future. Successful businesses are spending more time on strategic planning than ever before. Planning is required in order to effectively respond and adapt to a fast changing market place that is becoming more complex with each day thatContinue reading "6 Features of Strategic Planning"
-An agile way out of survival mode and into a state of stability- On the back of a Royal commission, bush fires and Covid 19 things are becoming increasingly challenging in the world of aged care. Many leaders find themselves feeling the pinch as they work through the everyday and strategic challenges of maintaining wellbeingContinue reading "A strategic way forward for Aged Care"
-A look into the vital role of KPIs and reporting- Royal commissioners Tony Pagone and Lynelle Briggs have said that the unbiased measurement and reporting of performance is vital to create accountability and continuous improvement within the aged care sector. A Research paper written by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute for theContinue reading "Driving continuous improvement in Aged Care"
Connecting a brighter futureAs we look to emerge from lockdown and our economy adjusts to what will be the new normal we look to the past seeking comparisons for what we can expect. Will our challenges be greater than the Global Financial Crisis, The Spanish Flu or World War II. The truth is that neverContinue reading "Upskilling your Strategy"
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