Episode #1 - How to be more innovative in the social sector
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The Innovate For Impact podcast is for leaders in the social sector who want to create a more innovative and impactful organisation.  Each episode is jam packed with tips on how you can deliver more impact, and we bring you stories from other leaders in the sector that are making a difference.

We share our story on how we met, how we started impacto consulting, and how we got into innovation in the sector. We also share a few practical ways you can become more innovative in your work and create an even bigger impact.

Here's a taste of what Dan & Tracey cover during their conversation

  • Tracey shares her background story of how managing call centres helped her see the importance of looking at things from the client’s perspective. And how Tracey’s mindset shift led to her learning more and more of the innovation skills that she uses today.
     

  • Dan shares his similar background experience when he started to work in corporates, and how he got his “dream role” but was not really that fulfilled and how he realised that he should do something different on a day-to-day basis that was more about having a social impact.
     

  • Tracey explains their differences, that she didn’t really consider herself as a creative person, and still despite those, how they also came to be working together.
     

  • How Dan was having some kind of a quarter life crisis and decided to travel to different parts of the world.
     

  • During the volunteer work he had in Sweden, was when he realised more about himself and ultimately decided to start up Impacto Consulting.
     

  • Dan and Tracey share their memories about the early days of working together, starting up Impacto Consulting.
     

  • Tracey and Dan give their top 3 tips on how you can be innovative in the sector. Topics covered are; having the right mindset to innovate, the top tools you need, and also how having a strong mission can help your people to become more innovative.

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