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The latest news and insights from SRI's global team


Leadership Style & Substance – How will you shift gears?

Perhaps the most over-used and potentially pointless question that an interviewer or assessment professional can ask you is, “What’s your leadership style?”. “I’m a transactional leader”. . . said no one ever. “I’m a transformational leader”. . . say many who simply are not. How many leadership styles are out there in the ether of […]

Notes from the Metaverse – Is this still a thing?

Remember where you were in October 2021?  That’s when Mark Zuckerberg announced a corporate name change and his bold plan to build the next digital frontier, the Metaverse.  Just 3 months later, Microsoft announced its intention to acquire videogame maker Activision Blizzard for the jaw dropping price or $68.7 billion.  Central to Microsoft’s investment thesis: […]

The Power of the Positive Mindset

In recent months, England have gone from a team that couldn’t buy a win to winning eight tests out of nine in the most thrilling style and with largely the same group of players who lost ten of their previous fourteen tests. It is a story that goes beyond cricket and into a wider debate […]

Why new CEOs fail

We understand that the appointment of a new CEO can be an extensive and costly process… You secure the perfect candidate and then what? The stats are startling; without the right infrastructure in place to support your new hire, many will fail. We spoke to our network of CEOs from the converging worlds of technology, […]

How to win the war for talent

Senior management teams and boards have spent much of the past three years trying to navigate unchartered waters. Between Covid, an increasingly uncertain economic outlook, a global cost of living crisis, and a volatile political climate, planning for 2023 and beyond is a daunting prospect. It has been a brutal, relentless, and exhausting time to […]

How can Web 3.0 elevate the future of work?

Watch as Helen Soulsby, Managing Director, SRI, reflects on the key takeaways from All That Matters, sharing actions and considerations for leaders hoping to get one step ahead of the future of work, via Web 3.0.   Can your company cope with the future of work, or will it need to incubate or innovate? Here […]

Trailblazer Interview – Tom Watterson Speaks to Web 3.0 Expert, Michael Patent

Watch as Michael Patent, Founder, Culture Group, talks to SRI’s Tom Watterson, about the cultural, commercial and creative experience needed to thrive in virtual environments.   Thanks again to Michael for joining us for this great interview. If you want to talk to SRI about where to find leadership and talent for new and innovative […]

Search for new Stadiums Tasmania Leadership underway

Seeking leadership for Stadiums Tasmania The process to find the inaugural leadership team for the new Stadiums Tasmania authority has commenced with SRI Executive opening an expression of interest process for the inaugural Board on behalf of the Tasmanian Government. Stadiums Tasmania is being established to centralise the ownership, management, and future capital development of […]

Antonio Papa joins SRI in London to further strengthen its global Platforms, Gaming & Technology Practice

Antonio joins SRI after 4 years of leading executive recruitment, globally, at award-winning gaming and technology pioneers, Build a Rocket Boy, as well as Epic Games, where he established end-to-end recruitment processes. Antonio has 19 years of strategic search experience in industries including fashion, retail and media.  He has partnered with many world-renowned brands, including […]

10 Guiding Principles for Organisational Design

Many of our clients are toying with re-structure and re-organisation of their business, most recently due to rapid growth and a renewed emphasis of ways of working. Hybrid working models have particularly exposed structures and working practices that are simply not able to support an organisation to be truly ‘future ready’. Covid in particular gave […]