Enablers of Change
Nine tips for making co-innovation work even better

Nine tips for making co-innovation work even better

March 30, 2020

In a previous episode we talked about co-innovation - what is what it is and when it’s most appropriate to use. Here are nine tips for making it work even better in your change project.  So this is part two to help you more effectively use the principles behind the co-innovation approach.

Top tips for effective webinars

Top tips for effective webinars

March 23, 2020

Recently Denise was the presenter in a webinar, and as usual it was a mix of interesting (in a flying by the seat of your pants kind of way) and fun. Reflecting on her experience made us realise that we needed to share some tips for being a presenter in a webinar, as well as running webinars as enablers of change.

Creating enduring change using peer-to-peer learning

Creating enduring change using peer-to-peer learning

March 16, 2020

Today we’re going to explore one of the most effective ways of creating enduring change in farming communities: peer-to-peer learning!

This is a way of working as enablers of change that can really build capacity and capability.

How to build a sticky wall

How to build a sticky wall

March 9, 2020

In this episode we will introduce you to a tool that is seriously cool and very useful if you’re working as an enabler of change - the sticky wall!

Which is more important: content or process?

Which is more important: content or process?

March 3, 2020

Today we’re going to explore the age old question of content versus process when you’re facilitating an event or a group of people. We’ve often heard debate around this as an enabler of change working in extension! Some people are adamant that you have to know the content, and others are equally adamant that it’s the process that helps enable change. 

Top five books for enablers of change

Top five books for enablers of change

February 24, 2020

In this episode we’ll give you a brief overview of the top five books that we think are useful to have on our bookshelf as enablers of change!

Bennett’s hierarchy: a simple yet powerful evaluation framework

Bennett’s hierarchy: a simple yet powerful evaluation framework

February 17, 2020

Evaluation shouldn’t be just the add-on at the end of a project - it’s a core skill for enablers of change like ourselves! So let’s explore one framework for evaluation that’s been around for sometime - Bennett’s Hierarchy.

In this episode we’re going to explore what Bennett’s Hierarchy is and give you a few pointers for using it.

Top 10 tips for better time management

Top 10 tips for better time management

February 10, 2020

In this episode we’re talking all about time management and we’re going to share the top ten practical tips that actually work for us. There’s lots of other lists of time management practices, but many of those haven’t worked for us... perhaps they’re a bit too rigid or in some cases simplistic. So we’re going to share with you what works for us.

Mythbuster… do people really retain only 20% of what they hear?

Mythbuster… do people really retain only 20% of what they hear?

February 3, 2020

In this short episode we’re doing our second mythbusters session! Let’s not just accept something because it’s been said so many times that most people believe it. We’re going to delve deeper and explore the facts. So, let’s explore the cone of learning and the suggestion that people only retain 20% of what they hear, compared with 90% of what they do!

Structured conversations using ORID

Structured conversations using ORID

January 27, 2020

Today we’re going to explore a quick and simple way to have a structured conversation about something, or anything really! This is a very useful tool if you work in change and innovation, so if you aren’t sure what an ORID is, or if you do and want to know more, then this is for you!