Rachael‘s six minute stimulus on a co-creative strategy session at Catalysing Change Week 2023: You can find a summary on participatory approaches to strategy development in our previous blog post.
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During Catalysing Change week 2023, we co-facilitated an interactive webinar on co-creating strategy with our partners at Tostan and Lwala. Rachael shared thoughts on the imperative and potential of participatory approaches to strategy development in turbulent times. Here is a summary… 1. First let’s just look at trends for strategy development. 2. Participatory approaches, at their best, can be a process of empowerment for […]
Post 4 of the ‘Strategy in uncertainty’ series You have your strategy, people are engaged, but it’s still too easy to slip into old patterns and carry on as before. From our experience there are strategic approaches, ways of working and mindsets which can all help sustain commitment to an agile and transformational strategy. The […]
PARTICIPATORY PROCESS FOR IMPACT AND AGILITY Post 3 of the ‘Strategy in uncertainty’ series Strategies on paper aren’t going to change the world. Those that organisations live and breathe stand a chance. Setting a dynamic direction, which engages and informs at all levels of the organisation, can help to navigate change. Participatory processes in the […]
Post 2 of the ‘Strategy in uncertainty’ series An elaborate strategy can feel reassuring for Boards at times of uncertainty. However, it can also underplay risks, slow response times and miss opportunities during periods of change. We have been evolving approaches to strategy development and planning with partners over the last few years, to build […]
Post 1 of the ‘Strategy in uncertainty’ series What if you didn’t follow your strategic plan, but it guided you on your journey? In our increasingly fragile world, we need to stay ever more alert to the threats of pandemics, conflict and climate change disrupting and destabilising the systems in which we operate. The risk […]