The Innovate For Impact Podcast
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Welcome to the bite-sized podcast for busy leaders in the social sector who want practical ideas on how they can achieve their mission and deliver BIG on social impact!

We are passionate about helping organisations that are doing good stuff in the world, to have an even bigger impact.

 

And after years of working in the sector and speaking to 100's of leaders, we’ve seen the things that ‘break through’ and lead to success. 

We share our tips on how to be more innovative and also speak to the most innovative leaders in the sector, to understand how they are doing their thing.

We hope you enjoy it!

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Preview Episode

Meet your hosts Dan & Tracey, get a taste of what the podcast is about, why Dan & Tracey have created it and what will be covered in the episodes.

Listen to previous episodes

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Episode #18 - Winning the hearts and minds of the community

 Tracey and Dan are joined by Elizabeth Drozd from Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) to discuss the role of AMCS and their secrets for winning hearts and minds of the people in the diverse communities they support.

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Episode #17 - What is innovation, really?

Dan and Tracey discuss “What is Innovation”, they discuss some common misconceptions and how person-centred innovation is the future.

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Episode #16- Building collaboration into your day to day work

In this episode, Dan and Tracey talk all about how you can use co-design methodologies to build collaboration into how you work on a day-to-day basis.

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Episode #15 - Glittering Minds  teaching children the skills of the future

Dan and Tracey speak with Ortal Green, the CEO of Glittering Minds about the skills that need to be developed in a child for them to be successful in the 21st century.

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Episode #14 - A great client experience takes more than having a big heart

Dan and Tracey highlight the importance of delivering a great client experience.

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Episode #13 - Innovation opportunities in Aged Care

 

 Tracey and Dan are joined by Daniella Greenwood, a consultant, speaker and activist in the residential aged care space, around the areas in the sector that are ripe for innovation.

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Episode #12 - How constraints  increase creativity and innovation

 Dan and Tracey share how constraints affect creativity and innovation, and can help your people to become even more innovative.

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Episode #11 - Creating a system of collaboration

Dan and Tracey talk about how to transform your organisation by creating a system that supports collaboration.

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Episode #10 - The importance of  feedback to your clients' experience

Tracey and Dan are joined by Christine and Diana from Tell Touch. They discuss the necessity of feedback and the role it plays in improving the experience you deliver to your clients

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Episode #9 - Why failure is a belief you need to give up


 

Dan and Tracey talk about the mindset of perceiving failure as the final destination.

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Episode #6 - How to learn from your clients to create better services

Dan & Tracey share how to continuously learn from your clients to have that great services.

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Episode #8 - How ECH create person-centred aged care solutions

 

 Dan and Tracey speak with Dr David Panter, CEO at ECH. Together they discuss how ECH are creating person-centred and innovative aged care solutions.

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Episode #5 - How an innovation budget can help  you to take risks

 

Dan & Tracey share how having an innovation budget can make you feel more comfortable to take risks and try new things.

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Episode #7 - How to communicate your impact

 

 

Dan & Tracey speak with Alecia Hancock from Hancock Creative on the 6 tips involved in communicating your impact

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Episode #4 - Client-centred strategy vs. traditional strategy

 

Dan & Tracey share their top 3 tips on how you can become more innovative in the social sector. 

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Episode #3 - Co-creating with people with disability to explore self employment

 

Dan & Tracey are joined by the CEO of Employment Options, to talk about how ‘BizAbility’ is positively changing the lives of people with disability

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Episode #2 - What is adaptive leadership?

 


Dan & Tracey explore the concept of adaptive leadership. They discuss what it is, why it is important and ways to use it in your organisation.

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Episode #1 - How to be more innovative in the social sector
 

Dan & Tracey share their top 3 tips on how you can become more innovative in the social sector. 

Meet Your Hosts

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We're your hosts, Tracey Newman & Dan Bentley.

We are consultants that specialise in innovation with not for profits, social enterprise and government. We are best known for our work with aged care and disability service providers.

 

We've worked with 100's of leaders in the social sector, to help them create more innovative and impactful organisations.

Our work is all about making innovation practical, accessible and easy, to create a healthier, more inclusive and fairer Australia for all.