It’s been a year with a lot of disruption – but has it been a year of change? A few reflections from last year’s work in Australia, and a few musings for 2012.
We’re in week 3 of the Family by Family prototype and are often asked: How will we measure success? There’s lots of different ways, but we’re particularly interested in how to capture changes in the behaviours families deem important. We’re now on iteration 5 of a measurement tool, and this week, will work on iteration 6!
A storyteller, improvisation teacher, and life coach walk into the studio… It’s not meant to be a set-up for a joke, just the set-up for our week! This week we’re trying to answer the question: what kind of strategies and techniques could families draw on to help other families adopt thriving behaviours?
At stove camp, engineers, designers, environmentalists and enthusiasts prototype new kinds of stoves for people in the third world. But by working for, rather than with people, they haven’t been able to crack a big part of the solution: getting people to consistently use the stoves they build.