Sooner Safer Happier is a global business agility consultancy enabling organisations to achieve better outcomes
Focus on outcomes
We focus on outcomes first and foremost. We believe in tailoring frameworks and practices to your unique context by focusing on outcomes first: Better Value Sooner Safer Happier. An outcome focus ensures that you will receive value in your ways of working investment.
One size does not fit all
Every organisation, every leader is unique. There is no one size fits all model for success. We co-create the approach with you and use coaching and experimentation to test for improved outcomes in your context.
Think big, start small and learn fast
This is the best approach to achieve cultural change. Innovators go first, creating the social proof within the organisation, making it easier for others to adopt. Based on your context, we will co-create with your team the experiments needed to discover an improvement path.
Lead from behind
We are practitioners who will do the hard yards with you. We have walked in your shoes and will approach the change with empathy and credibility. With our sleeves rolled up, we are able to guide, coach and support you to learn the patterns of business agility.
By co-creating with you, our aim is to transfer the skills to help establish your self-sustaining team. We believe that you will never be done improving so it is critical to build your learning muscle. Every day is day one.
Together for the long term
Our long-term relationships go beyond individual engagements. We recognise sticky change takes time and help can come in a variety of forms over time. We emphasise fostering community, both internally within your organisation and outside.
We have expertise in
- Enterprise operating model and organisation design
- Lean portfolio management and OKRs
- Leading for better outcomes
- Team design
- System of work and WoW
- High performing teams
- Value stream design and implementation
- Governance, risk and compliance
- Enterprise transformation approach to change
Services we provide
- Ways of Working Enablement - Co-lead the WoW CoE, Installing WoW outcomes and measures, Resolving enterprise impediments
- Leadership Engagement - Executive workshops and coaching, Leadership offsites, Connecting you with local and global peers
- Training - Programs and courses, including role-based
- Evolving the Operating Model - Value stream establishment, Org design, Governance, risk & compliance, Funding model
- Strategy to Execution - Adaptive strategy and OKRs, Lean portfolio management, Team design, WoW coaching
- Other Advisory - Inspirational keynotes, WoW diagnostic
“Most organizations would say they have a solid strategy, and some are pursuing new ways of working to achieve that strategy; however, often not in an optimal way. BVSSH is the unlock for organizations, and this book gives the practical guidance to WIN.”
“Looking back, it’s just over 12 months since we first met. We have truly valued your guidance, feedback and mentoring. We have learnt something from every single minute that we’ve spent time together.”
“There are no ‘easy rides’ otherwise we wouldn’t feel challenged or satisfied with our work. Our journey has evolved, and you’ve been part of shaping that with us. Thanks for setting up the Value Streams within the Ways of Working Center of Enablement. Thanks for your guidance and leadership in this space – we have learned a lot from you as you have helped us through it.”
“Thank you for your thought partnership, heavy lifting and commitment to your journey.”
Years of WoW experience
Number of Agility journeys we have been part of
We build lasting, long-term relationships in the community and with our clients