Succession Planning – A Collaborative Journey

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I was recently asked to speak at a workshop. My topic was People, the most important resource of all. My immediate thought was to highlight the age-old question of succession planning and sport. This has been a topic of discussion many times and often the response is that many sports are too small to offer a real succession pathway. So, …

Structuring for Success

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When operating in an ever-evolving environment such as that experienced in sport, a good organisation structure is the key to achieving your strategic business goals, but what makes a good structure? Many organisations try to answer this question by employing good people, but having good people is only part of what makes a good structure. To help drive your organisation …

Performance Reviews and Salary Reviews – A Conscious Uncoupling

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Measuring performance is something the sporting industry knows a lot about. Results, PB’s and rankings all provide an easy yard stick for measuring the performance of an individual athlete on the field, but how do we measure the performance of those working behind the scenes in strategic management and operational delivery roles to ensure we are meeting our business goals? …

Changing the Game

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A year is a long time in sport. When Left Field Sports Solutions stepped into the arena in 2016, we were there to change the game. Our vision – to bring best practice from the corporate sector in HR and recruitment to the sporting environment. The sporting landscape is traditionally one negotiated only by those with experience in the sporting …

Are People at the Centre of your Game?

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The sporting landscape in Australia is constantly changing and evolving. How an organisation responds to change and whether it is equipped to embrace opportunities for growth will depend on how much time and energy is spent nurturing the life-blood of sport – its people. Business leaders commonly use examples of sporting teams when discussing great teamwork and how to develop …