We want meaningful involvement of people in everything that affects them. The more this happens, we believe, the better people’s lives will be and the healthier and more sustainable the whole system will become.
These are the ways of working that we bring to every project.
- We do serious work, it gets messy, we hold it lightly
We trust the process. We’re ok with uncertainty. Our work is better when we enjoy it and help others to do the same.
- We care and we show it
We do things we are passionate about. We don’t mind being vulnerable. We build trust and connectedness.
- We make creative stuff happen
We remove barriers and activate different ways of thinking.
- We are actively inclusive
We make things where lots of people can feel like they belong. We help people feel motivated to take part.
- We are aspirational and confident that things can be really different
Strengths based, appreciative, led by generous assumptions. We reframe challenges as opportunities because we know change is possible.
- We pull the right levers for change to happen
Pragmatic, realistic, boundaried and grounded. Real stuff changes, people notice. We’re experienced professionals. We show how to be formal but friendly.
- We are open and curious
We are reflective and always seeking to learn and adapt. We start with what’s there, solutions come later.
- We’re calm in a crisis
We are flexible and responsive. We don’t panic. We find a way through, together.
- We do stuff really well
Knowledgeable, experienced and skilled. Rigorous and detail-oriented. Reliable, dependable and professional. Financially sound. We keep ourselves and our business healthy so we can stick around and be at our best.