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Transforming the way your industry works

Team building and company culture in 2017 – what leaders need to know

Posted by in Helen Soulsby, HR, Leadership, Management, Women in sport

SRi’s managing partner in Asia, Helen Soulsby, moderated a panel at All That Matters in Singapore which comprised standout businesswomen in leadership positions including Emma Banks of CAA, Sunita Kaur of Spotify, Stephanie McMahon of WWE, Susana Tsui of PHD Asia Pacific, as well as YouTube superstar and budding entrepreneur Bethany Mota. Helen summarises the panel discussion that poured over the challenges of modern team building, leadership styles that are fit for purpose today and how to get the best out of enthusiastic yet impatient Millennials. Team dynamics and company…read more

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The content explosion – how rights holders and clubs are becoming more sophisticated than ever

Posted by in Commercial, Digital, Entertainment, Media, Paul Childley, Sponsorship

With more content than ever available to sports fans, production teams at rights holders, clubs and sponsors are growing in a bid to tap into the opportunity that new platforms, technologies and interactions can provide. SRi partner Paul Chidley investigates the changes that are happening in content across rights holders and clubs. The ability to create content has never been easier. From the professionally produced, such as Samsung’s recent School of Rio series, to rough-and-ready video on social media, the costs involved have tumbled, while the opportunity for sporting bodies…read more

Fashion and sport combine to appeal to the mass market

Posted by in Andreas Huber, Fashion, Sporting Goods

Andreas Huber, SRi’s head of sporting goods & fashion, explains how the fashion industry is looking to increase its slice of the lucrative sporting goods market, but needs the talented workforce to do so. At last estimate, the market value of the sporting goods industry stood at around $150 billion p.a., with Nike ($32 billion) and Adidas ($19 billion) by far the largest players. A massive amount of their revenue continues to come from cutting-edge sporting goods technology and insight. However, the focus for those big sporting brands, more than…read more

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