Tools & Resources

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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.

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This tool will help you to understand which phase of the Collaborative Change Cycle you are in and what you can do to continue making progress.

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This tool will help you to reflect on how you are using the power you currently have in service of your purpose, and identify opportunities to more fully use your power.

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This tool will help you to: • Anticipate challenges a new initiative might face. • Understand why an existing initiative has stalled. • Make sense of conflict that’s occurring in/around the initiative.

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This tool will help you to: • Critically examine the dynamics relating to an important issue in your initiative. • Think differently about the challenge/initiative and your role in it. • Identify new means of and opportunities to exercise leadership.

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This tool will help you to identify how ready your system (group, community or organisation) is for collaboration and adaptation. It can also be modified to help you assess readiness for tackling complex challenges.

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1. Readiness Runway

2. Building the Foundations

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.

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1. Readiness Runway

2. Building the Foundations

3. Creating a Shared Vision

This tool will help you to identify what you are trying to achieve, how you will achieve it, how you will know you’ve made a difference, and how you will continuously adapt and improve your practice.  

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This tool will help you to prepare for a conversation with a stakeholder who has a different perspective on the issue or the way forward.  It can be particularly useful when preparing for a conversation that you fear may become heated.    

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This tool will help you to identify ways to expand your adaptive leadership practices. It is designed to support individual reflection on leadership practice and identify practices that can be trialled immediately.  

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This tool will help you to identify: • Factors that have contributed to the change you seek. • Evidence demonstrating the contribution. • The strength of the contribution. • Identify new means of and opportunities to exercise leadership.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

4. Scaling Up

5. Achieving Transformation

This tool will help you to reflect on the power and influence currently available to you and assist you to identify other ways of using that power and influence.  

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This online resource offers a set of guides for systems thinking, systems mapping, systems change and systems building through the lens of Systems Innovation, which aims to change the underlying structure of a system rather than its individual parts.

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This resource describes six conditions of systems change: policies; practices; resource flows; relationships and connections; power dynamics; and mental models.

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1. Readiness Runway

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.

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1. Readiness Runway

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