The pleasure of our work is to witness the transformation that happens when participants become energised, because they are included and listened to. They are motivated to know that their contributions are making a difference and fully engage in the tasks in hand.
We have years of experience in the practice of coaching, organisational change and engaging clients’ people to define and drive improvement. The aim is to ensure your people have the chance to shine, your teams get the chance to reach their potential and your organisation seizes the chance to truly flourish. An impact at every level of the organisation.
We understand the challenges faced by senior leaders in our increasingly complex world. Uncertainty is now a given. The challenges demand heightened skills from leaders: the ability to analyse the environment quickly AND deeply, to make the best decisions, fast. To build trust and commitment to lead people through uncertain futures.
Through our work with senior leaders and managers in both private and public sector we’ve identified common needs where the right facilitation can make an immense difference. Whether communicating the organisation vision, creating the environments for sustainable success or coaching teams and individuals. We have worked with clients who need support in the following:
A cohesive and well-functioning board cannot be left to chance. Choosing the right mix of experience and talent is only the beginning. Our experience has shown that establishing and maintaining strong and balanced relationships within the board results in better clarity, more decisiveness and, ultimately, better action plans for the organisation.
Much of our work involves specific interventions to support leaders facing situations of ambiguity and complex change. When senior teams work with Realise our team partners share a depth of experience and breadth of exposure in working with leaders facing such dynamic and uncertain environments.
As with our work within board environments, our work with senior leadership teams focuses around developing cultures that are engaging and inclusive. Beyond supporting the establishment of healthy and productive team dynamics, Realise practitioners are skilled at making the most of leadership team talents and optimising the effectiveness of SMT meetings.
We work with a wide range of project managers - including portfolio management offices (PMOs) - to identify how to improve project and programme delivery. This work draws on our range of core practices, including focusing on group facilitation skills for productive meetings and workshops, encouraging strong relationships between project managers and business leaders, and always using good practice methodologies technology for cross-project collaborative working.
To support sustainable client success we generate professional communities of practice which develop stake holder management skills as a core capability .
At Realise we understand the importance of maximising communication to be central to driving change for our clients. Our team have many years of experience in designing and delivering internal and external communications campaigns.
We provide experienced lead facilitators to front large group events and conferences.
We provide interactive digital technologies that engage, energise and capture contributions.
We offer innovative, creative and engaging elements to communications campaigns and workshops, such as graphic recording, interactive theatre and corporate story-telling.
At Realise we are well-versed in using open policy making principles in the development of public policy. We have wide experience of work with the policy development cycle to develop compelling business cases for investment.
Using our core skills from facilitation and OD we manage groups to develop policy, support consultations and build consensus. Key to our work is the ability to facilitate policy delivery teams in their monitoring and management of implementation plans
We use technology to bring people together, allowing active collaboration to happen with honest, open and transparent dialogue. Harvesting the opinion of diverse voices. Our clients have felt the energy created by revealing the views and needs of large groups, simultaneously.
We use technology to bring people together, allowing active collaboration to happen with honest, open and transparent dialogue. Harvesting the opinion of diverse voices.
We have the approach, expertise and technology and have carried out many hundreds of sessions with external stakeholders to ensure all voices are heard, all creative insights revealed and groups converge on high quality decisions. This approach ensures you transform ideas into lasting change, supported by of those who matter, i.e. the people who own the changes!
We work with exec teams, senior management, large groups of staff and stakeholders to ensure you get what you need to implement the best solutions possible, efficiently and without delay.
We work with our technology suppliers and use only tried and tested tools, techniques and processes; it might be a new way of working to you but we are 100% confident that it will deliver. We can facilitate powerful groups, engaging anything from 5 to 500 active participants (or more!)
Working online presents many opportunities…and challenges. Realise can bring you a solution to engaging audiences online, always using the best available chosen technologies, matched to the need of the specific engagement.
Whichever the technology used we encourage open, anonymous and simultaneous contributions. Everyone is enthusiastic, no-one is left unable or unwilling to contribute. It accelerates the creation of ideas and our tools support the analysis which turns data into insights and knowledge.
Close to 20 years of running client conference calls have taught us an awful lot about what works, and what doesn’t. It works from board meetings and sales conferences to extensive NHS interventions and customer insight groups .The best sessions have these distinct features:
Ownership by a respected sponsor
Anonymous and simultaneous input from all participants
Tools to converge,rate,prioritise and assign outcomes
Easy planning and agenda design tools to help ensure structure, purpose and visible meeting agendas -especially when people are in different places or participating at different times
Automated reports mean accurate and immediate meeting records - no lost momentum after the event!
Template your Best Practice to ensure consistent application of processes you know work. It saves time, avoids ambiguity and automatically audits the decision process