FOUNDATIONAL CHANGE CYCLE TOOLS
These resources provide foundational resources and core concepts to help progress your collaborative change journey and strengthen practice.
These practical and interactive tools are for hands-on use in your collaborative change practice. They are designed to help overcome hurdles and make progress together and are relevant across all phases of the collaborative change cycle.
Tools & Resources
Welcome to the Platform C Resource Hub!
This library of helpful tools and resources was curated from thought leaders and change-makers around the world. We are working continuously to add helpful information.
If you find something that you want to share, that fits into a specific Phase or Layer of the Collaborative Chance Cycle, please send a link to us here
Aigner, G & Skelton, L 2013, The Australian Leadership Paradox: What it takes to lead in the lucky country. Allen & Unwin. Chapter 12 Conflict, Growth & Innovation
This work is characterised often by unheard histories and strong emotions. This video discusses the facilitation skill of Deep Listening – to what is being felt as much as what is being said. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural…
Step 3 looks at common patterns of behaviour that you can expect to find in these kinds of collaborations – and how recognising and talking about them openly assists partnering. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find…
Step 4 introduces additional skills you can use once you understand the key roles & patterns of behaviour, including various techniques for facilitating collaboration and power dynamics in groups. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other…
An overview of important things to consider (beyond Cultural Competency) before entering into partnerships between First Nations and Other Multicultural Australians. It includes concepts such as understanding the historical patterns of working, being aware and making decisions about language and…
This tool will help you to map and interpret stakeholder dynamics in your initiative. This tool can be useful at the start of an initiative when you are working out the ‘lay of the land’, if things go wrong, if there is conflict, or if you are not making progress.
John Kania talks about 'System Leadership' as the leadership required for systems change and identifies leadership as the biggest distinguishing factor of successful Collective Impact efforts. This is an excerpt of a video interview in 2020 with John Kania by CFI Director, Kerry…
This resource describes the difference between leaders who need to be the centre of attention and leaders who create the conditions for collaborative outcomes.
This resource describes different approaches to leadership and identifies those best suited to collaborative community impact and systems change.
This resource helps individuals think systemically about social change, explore what is happening below the surface on issues they care about, and determine how they and their organizations can pursue large-scale change in a disciplined and holistic manner.
Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and lead together. In this video, Deep Collaboration Lead, Mark Yettica-Paulson and CFI’s Jane Martin discuss why a new approach to working together is needed.