Successystems is a specialist consultancy that supports high-growth businesses and empowers leaders to define their culture and the vision that drives it, map a strategy to move from today toward that vision, and intentionally create greater market value – not just profit – in the process.
Led by CEO Rod Douglas, the Successystems’ approach gives leaders clarity and certainty regarding what they need to aim for – and do – to achieve a break through, step change or next season of success. It provides a clear road map to everyone in a business, driving accountability and responsibility and ensuring a team shares in the rewards and celebrations of progress. It also helps leaders build the capability they need to lead their people on the journey.
Create a brightness of future
Develop a pathway to get there
Engage your business in a unified cause
HELPING LEADERS MANAGE THE CHANGE THAT COMES FROM…
Who’s going to keep developing my business
Opportunities keep coming but they seem bigger than I can deal with alone
The world has changed and I’m not sure what to do about it
Ability to implement
M&A and sales
The Successystems way is completely tailored to each leader and organisation and adapts to the demands and opportunities of each context. A snapshot of the types of services available include:
- Independent business analysis
- Organisational culture workshops
- Strategic planning (five-year horizons and beyond)
- Execution cycle mapping and monitoring
- Management team assessment
- Capability profiling and building
- Governance processes assessment
- Governance restructures
- Business valuation management
- Interfacing with financial influencers
- Ongoing leadership mentoring
ADVISOR SPEAKER FACILITATOR
Rod describes his work as being a forest shaper who works with tree huggers – people who are amazing at what they do but often too close to their work to recognise how the world is changing around them. Rod holds out the big picture and helps leaders understand and navigate change.
He works alongside owners and executive leaders of high-growth businesses. While he values all good enterprises, his passion is working with owner-led businesses where his expertise in culture, strategy and value makes a real difference. He is generally engaged when challenges emerge around succession, progression or crisis. From long-term client relationships to strategic advice and mentoring for short-term engagements, Rod helps leaders define the pathway and develop the capability needed to spearhead their next season of growth.
Rod is also a sought-after speaker for business events and is frequently called on as a strategic facilitator able to draw out the insights needed to drive effective discovery and change within organisations.
In addition to his work through Successystems, Rod is also a chairman, director and/or shareholder of Mr Rental, Plarre Foods, Climate Capital and Dodgshun Medlin and is the Queensland Chairman of the Trans-Tasman Business Circle and an Associate Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Queensland’s Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development.
The call came at 8am on a Saturday morning. There was panic on the end of the phone. “Rod, the warehouse is on fire.” My first question was simple. “Is it a big one?” “I think it’s going to be a very big one,” he replied. My immediate response was clear to me. “Call a...
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