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Upcoming workshops

Changeology Master Class

14 and 15 September, over 2 fun mornings, 9.00 to 1.00, via Zoom.

Design projects that excite groups and communities to do things they've never done before.

A insight-filled 'rapid project incubator' with Les Robinson.

The cost: $660 incl GST.

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Contact Les to ask about this training.

Facilitate with Confidence

7 and 8 September, over 2 fun mornings, 9.00 to 1.00, via Zoom.

Les facilitates a fun, friendly session to expand your team's skills to facilitate happy, productive gatherings, large and small. This Zoom version includes special tricks to make online workshops zappy, pleasing and productive.

The cost: $660 incl GST. Discounts are available, see below.

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Contact Les to ask about this training.

• Self-funded: 20% discount.
• Community organisations: 20% discount
• Climate action projects: If you and your buddies are working on a climate action project, you all receive a 50% discount.

New resources

Engaging tactics

Here, by popular demand, is the slide show we use to inspire our 'engagement tactics' brainstorms in the Changeology workshop. Lots of you asked for it - so here it is! (19Mb PDF)
Download here.

A model workshop plan

Years of hard-learnt savvy in a one-pager. There are red circles around the items that make a huge difference.
Download here.

Everything strategy

I'm proud to share this succinct, comprehensive guide to designing change projects.
It has the most vital behaviour change strategies and design processes, all illustrated with colourful examples which show how they're within the capacity of even the most humble project.
Download here (it's free).

(If you're attending a Changeology workshop, this is pre-reading!)

Message-making for change

Communication for change has different rules to "inform" or "educate" communications. We're asking people to invest effort and negotiate risk. And we have to contend with people's natural fears and tendency to resist and deny any form of pressure.
So what works? Here are 8 rules and a page of tips.

Difficult participants

Yep... love 'em or hate 'em, difficult workshop participants are a fact of life. Fortunately there's a lot of ways to happily manage even the most cantankerous. This 2-page guide distills the practical wisdom of folks in Les's Facilitation Skills workshops.
Download here

Remember everything ONLINE

Taking a workshop or meeting online isn't that hard. It just needs some special planning, especially about orienting your participants in the new space and setting ground rules - the more physical your participants are, the happier they'll be! Here's a handy guide to important stuff never to forget!

More goodies here.

“Les helps teams and organisations to...

He facilitates the strategic brilliance of gatherings, summits and conferences.

He works with you to devise 'long fix' solutions to tricky social, health and organisational challenges.

He expands people's skills in change management, facilitation, innovation and change thinking.

He provides lots of labour-saving tools to improve decision-making.

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Quote de joy

"I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious. "
- Albert Einstein

"All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning." - Albert Camus

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