Engaging With Purpose
We are living in an angry age.
New digital technologies have caused a major power shift away from hierarchical organizations, such as government, corporations, news media and schools and towards flat interconnected community-led networks. Hierarchies contain conflict; networks release them. It’s why our public conversations have become so polarizing.
We can fix this.
How? By tapping into the collective knowledge of our communities through strategic network-building and engagement.
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Author. Strategist. Connector.
Ongoing engagement is the new operating system. Open houses, prepared talking points and media interviews aren’t going to cut it anymore. You need to build a movement for change, drawing together a diverse group of people from across your community, united by a shared mission to improve outcomes.
I can help with that. I love working with people and organizations to help engage with audiences and develop solutions that reflect the culture and values of the communities you serve.
Network Engagement Strategy
Develop strategies that deepen relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders and build a network anchored by shared mission and values, and builds out a purpose-driven network focused around a shared mission and achieving shared outcomes.
Workshops & Training
Learn about Wicked Ideas’ network engagement methodology and how to build organizational capacity in this new and emerging practise.
Able to create stakeholder-focused content including blog posts, government policy papers, public commentaries, media briefings, web content, speech-writing, newsletters and more.
Lisa tells a persuasive story. She specializes in explaining big, complex problems with a mix of light-heartedness, passion and knowledge as either a keynote speaker, panelist or MC.
Lisa facilitates conversations, both big and small, focused on helping people break through logjams and institutional inertia in order to move forward on implementing an agenda for change.
Lisa is an experienced copy editor who can make your writing stand out, whether it needs a quick polish, a major rewrite or something in between.