Resilience is critical to effective leadership. You need to nurture it in yourself first. Then you need to build and maintain it in your team. So how can we develop resilience and stay motivated in the face of chronic negative stress and constantly increasing demands, complexity and change?
Welcome to The Change Forum
How we can help in 2021
Scheduled Coaching Clinics for leaders and teams delivered in-person
on-location & live on-line
Tailored in-house programs to focus shared learning or help your team reenergise & reconnect
Personalised, one-on-one leadership coaching to target your issues & elevate leader capability
Self-paced e-learning that brings some of our well-regarded programs direct to you! ...Coming soon
A mix of delivery options for 2021
Workshops delivered Live & Online
2021 delivery options include live in-person 1 & 2-day workshops in selected regional centres & live-online series of shorter web-sessions you can attend wherever you are...
One-on-One Leadership Coaching
Building the conversational, relational and teamworking capabilities leaders need to create vibrant, supportive work cultures and high-performing teams
Self-Paced Online Learning
Selected Change Forum programs Online - translating our in-person workshop content into self-paced e-Learning courses... to help support you through changing times
What we're Doing about Workshop well-being
“Creating a safe learning environment“ just acquired an extra meaning - courtesy of Coronavirus. At The Change Forum, our top priority is everyone’s health and wellbeing, as it is for so many others around our global community.
Consulting & Coaching Services for Leadership & Change
As our name suggests, The Change Forum’s business is change. We provide strategic consulting, coaching and facilitation support for organisations to renovate culture, build leadership capability, develop a more resilient, adaptable workforce and inspire more flexible, high-performing teams. We’ve a long history of designing and facilitating innovative workplace transformation, learning and improvement processes where leadership, organisational learning and culture change are keys to success.
Tailored & Scheduled Programs for Leaders & Teams
Working Better Together is our underlying goal… We tailor teambuilding and leadership programs to your organisation context, run scheduled in-person coaching clinics in selected regional centres and, from early 2021, we’ll also present a selection of our programs live online – so you can attend wherever you are. Our course offerings support anyone keen to improve their leadership and teamworking capabilities around relationships, conversations, workplace wellbeing, culture change, cohesion and coaching skills. If a more personalised approach is preferred, individual leadership coaching is also available.
Next Scheduled Events
Contact us about options for In-house delivery of individual programs or tailored support services. Click to access our Enquiry Form to provide background on your needs or give Bill Cropper a call on 0429-687 513.
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At the Change Forum, we believe learning is at the heart of successful change
Call us today to find out how we can help you start your journey...
Why Work With Us?
Leadership Action Learning
Working Better Together
Coaching & Mentoring
More skillful Conversations
Leading through Change
Effective Team Facilitation
5 Themes for Learning
Our programs and services fit into 5 main themes covering essential leadership, teamworking and culture change capabilities today’s leaders need to support vibrant, healthy work cultures and high-performing teams…
Emotional self-management, self-awareness and mindful action are essential capabilities for building healthy workplaces that support individual wellbeing and promote resilient, cohesive teams. We provide a range of Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness and Wellbeing clinics for leaders, staff and teams, including: Leading with Emotional Intelligence, EI at Work (for staff), Teaching with EI, Social Intelligence in Teams, Mindful Leadership in Action, Mindfulness at Work (for staff), Trauma 1st-Aid self-help clinics and Building Resilience at Work. Tailored clinics also available.
Understanding how the way we communicate impacts everything we do at work, becoming more conversationally-aware and mastering a variety of tools to improve the conversations you have is a key skill for great leadership and high-functioning teams. Our long-running Dealing with Difficult Discussions program is regarded a valuable asset for leaders at all levels, along with our general Constructive Conversations clinic and more targetted programs including: Positive Performance Conversations (versions for leaders and staff), Defusing Difficult Encounters, Persuasive Conversations, and Building Conversational Confidence.
Constructive, flexible work cultures are vital for motivating high performance, commitment and productivity while encouraging cohesion, resilience and adaptability. As well as providing strategic consulting around change and culture, we provide programs that support leaders in: Learning to Lead Change, Creating Constructive Cultures, Preparing People for Change, Developing Shared Visions, Leading Learning Schools and Building Change Resilience at Work. …(More on our Change Services)
With a background of over 25 years consulting around team formation and development, our Working Better Together framework provides a flexible series of modules that can be combined in different ways to target specific improvement areas or a range of topics that suit particular team needs. Publicly, we periodically offer stand-alone programs like Building Better Teams, Working as One Team, Building Respectful Workplaces, Socially Intelligent Teams. We also provide an extended in-house Leadership Team Action Learning program for senior and executive teams that combines team learning sessions with individual leadership coaching.
Leaders exert a profound impact on the performance, culture, values and emotional climate of the people around them. Building leadership capacity at all levels is a central concern for forward-thinking organisations – who understand that today’s leaders need to expand their traditional ‘positional’ roles to become networkers, mobilisers, facilitators, coaches, values-stewards and engagers – leveraging learning to challenge prevailing mental models, mobilise coalitions, develop shared solutions and visions and create a supportive environment which unleashes innovation and learning potential in others. In addition to personal mastery and wellbeing programs, our Learning to Lead series includes Launching Future Leaders, Leadership Action Learning, Essentials of Facilitation, Facilitating Effective Teams, Learning to be a Coaching Leader, Mentoring for Managers. We also regularly provide individual coaching around leadership and personal mastery.
We translate contemporary theory and complex concepts into tangible ideas people can grasp, and practical, down-to-earth tools and processes that can be readily applied to real-life situations at work
Down-to-earth, action-based learning that's practical, real and workplace relevant
High-quality learning programs designed to transfer skills and develop more self-aware, forward-thinking, compassionate leaders and more cohesive, connective, productive teams
We embrace open, collaborative processes that value learner participation, choice and self-responsibility consistent with learning organisation principles.
We employ a wide range of flexible learning strategies, robust concept-driven models and unifying frameworks to underpin our programs.
We bring a wealth of experience and proven capabilities designing, facilitating and implementing innovative workplace improvement processes over more than 25 years consulting around change, leadership and team-based work
Our programs and processes relate to real Australian workplaces, and employ action-learning principles that target real leadership, teamworking and service delivery challenges back-at-work.
Up-to-date sound learning documented in our unique, user-friendly self-coaching guides, toolkits and workbooks supports ongoing learning and back-at-work action
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Whatever the catalyst for trauma may be, it can keep on triggering distressing physical, emotional and mental reactions that make functioning in life and work pretty hard-going. Re-grounding routines are simple ways to get back in touch with your body, re-balance your reactions and return to your ‘resilience zone’, where you can hopefully be more trauma-resistant. Reg-grounding is the action of distracting yourself away from anxiety-creating thoughts so you can bring mind and body under control and feel more in control and emotionally safe.