australia

"Drawing people out to be a better person"

Nic Vidot Introduced by Carey Glass Nic Vidot is a humble leader and a great story-teller. From his belief in continuous improvement, he describes stories of using SF to make life even better in the secondary school he led. SF became just way the school did things, and they used it in many situations, e.g.: Working with 100 student leaders, whom Nic met twice in each school term Asking questions in assembly Changing how teachers and students interacted in the school grounds When working with the parents of pupils or enacting change with the school’s leadership team In this audio, Nic verbalises his belief in Solution Focus as a leadership tool.

"I'll be honest - it's Solution Focus"

Michele Orr Introduced by Carey Glass What forms of power does a leader need for a remote working team during COVID19? Michele Orr heads up a mental health team in Melbourne, Australia and describes what levers have been necessary for remote working to succeed. Interestingly, from a clinical standpoint, staff have used Solution Focus more with clients and more effectively, when they focus on listening to clients on the telephone, rather than face to face.

"If I can you Can Too!"

A Global Chapter Meeting with Annette Gray and Peter McLean Introduced by Andrew Gibson With this simple premise, lives have been transformed in Australia, thanks to the Can Too Foundation. The Can Too Foundation works with a community of supporters who train their bodies and minds towards a goal event. While they benefit personally from this programme, they also give back to the Foundation through fundraising, and through supporting their fellow trainees.

"Lead Projects More Effectively in a VUCA Environment with Solution Focus"

What shines through in this video is Douglas' delight at applying SF to the very traditional Project Management world and seeing how wonderful a difference it can make.

2021 SFiO Downunder at the Solution Focused Bootcamp

New date! Join us for 2nd SFiO Downunder at the Solution Focused Summer Bootcamp 2 which will be held on **FRIDAY 29 JAN from 0930-1130 EST**

SFiO Downunder at the Solution Focused Summer Bootcamp

Join us for the launch of SFiO Downunder at the Solution Focused Summer Bootcamp

Reviewed Piece of SF work: Annette Gray

Creating one team that respects one another and enjoys coming to work — Business unit culture change at professional services firm Annette Gray from Growth Coaching International was asked to help a management team in a professional services firm in Sydney Australia during 2011 change their culture by becoming more respectful of their colleagues and a happier place to work.

Reviewed Piece of SF work: Carey Glass

Using SF to Create Whole System Change in Social Care The Client wished to implement the Government’s vision of putting clients with social care needs in control of services to maintain their independence and build capacity in the community to meet low level needs.

Reviewed Piece of SF work: Fiona Turner

Solution Focused Workshops for Small Teams Our Team Workshops to date have had an immediate impact. A sense of hope and positivity can be felt amongst the team (Client), that wasn’t there before the workshops.

SFiO Downunder

The SFiO Downunder Chapter was launched in 2020 and offers great opportunities to connect to SF practioners in Australia and New Zealand!