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Relationships, Trust, Innovation

Relationships

We believe trust comes from the building of relationships, from the process of knowing individuals and organisations in a way which helps to construct and de-construct ideas and assumptions people strongly relate to and believe. We appreciate that our clients continue to invite us in at key points in their own growth and regard us as consultants they can trust to work relationally with them and support their organisations, programmes and people in new and multiple ways. 

Trust

We think a key component in bringing about transformational change is the concept of trust. Trust is key in all the work we do and we believe it is an essential part of social change. We take the discipline of consulting and facilitating seriously and know that trust plays a huge role in this work which requires adapting to diverse contexts, mediating, creating safe spaces for meaningful conversations and making informed choices about applying flexible tools in a range of different scenarios.

Innovation

For us, innovation then develops through this iterative and collective process of questioning, we think we can relate to our clients in a more realistic and meaningful manner which allows us not only to question our own practice but also to act as a mirror for organisations interested embedding learning into their everyday processes. The great advantage of this approach is that as consultants, we do not act as service deliverers, but more importantly as learning partners, equally keen to be part of the positive evolution of our sector.  This is how we identify expertise – or better, the “art” involved in this type of work.  

You can read more about how we integrate these approaches to our work I our Stories of Change Publication

"I keep six honest serving-men
 (They taught me all I knew);
Their names are What and Why and When 
 And How and Where and Who."

-Rudyard Kipling