Episode 1.16: Bridges

Interview with Joel Veborg and Rodolpho Zuniga of Save The Children, and Sabina Tethorey of City of Malmö. Forward Malmö is a movement that brings together a number of organizations with shared and overlapping mandates to multi-sector, multi-stakeholder change. How can we best convene to change the conditions that impact shared problems?

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Episode 1.15: Anniversary

In episode fifteen, Tim and Tuesday share insights on their many rapid-pace leaps and lessons over the last year. The Outside’s team, delivery, story, and facilitation is a constant iteration—a balance of incredible field work, personal growth, and big building. This week, they explore how to do justice to the work—and work to justice.

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Advice for the new

As Tuesday describes the unique exhaustion and stimulation of our work: It’s human beings and more human beings and more human beings with all their human-beingness. We laugh about that, but boy—humanbeingness is a heck of a domain to try and nudge one way or another. Today, after yet another epic trip, we imagine the advice we’d share with our selves of five or ten years ago, when we were just starting out in our practice of leading change.

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Episode 1.12: Ancestors I

To understand today, we examine our connection to yesterday’s actions. In episode twelve of FIND THE OUTSIDE: THE PODCAST, Tim and Tuesday honour and interpret their ancestors’ roles and impacts — think reverberations of colonialism and class — to grasp the underpinnings of our current world.

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Stand up, diggers all

“How you’re capturing these conversations here is the way that my people have been capturing their history for thousands of years,” explained the elder. “Don’t ever think of it as a gimmick. You’re doing something important and sacred.” Stand up now, fellow bards. And keep standing.

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Episode 1.11: Sporting

To sustain momentum, we need to be able to recognize and opt out of limiting beliefs. In episode six of FIND THE OUTSIDE: THE PODCAST, Tim and Tuesday explore the role played by limiting beliefs in their work on systems change, equity and leadership—and the practice of letting them go.

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Talk: On transforming systems

What would we say to a group of collaborators tasked with a new mandate and about to set out into that new territory? What’s most important to remember, especially given the certainty of facing difficult realities and doing things counter to ‘the way things have always been done’? For a primer and refresher in-one, watch the whole 20x20 presentation. Let’s keep stretching!

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The shaky cockpit

In 2019, how might you reassess your effect? What edges need softening? What needs sharpening? When it feels shaky this year, try continuing to say YES. Stay the course. A big idea, ambition, or change isn’t supposed to be smooth, graceful, or easy. All of it requires rootlessness. Humility. Fluidity. And a heck of a shake.

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Episode 1.09: Polarity

How to build bridges for action and capacity? Hint: it’s all in the listening. In episode nine of FIND THE OUTSIDE: THE PODCAST, Tim and Tuesday dig into the reflex to act without pausing to consider the schisms at-play — and illuminate how and why we retreat from difficulty (and from each other).

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Episode 1.08: Depth

Progress requires facilitators to stage the room for healing. In episode eight of FIND THE OUTSIDE: THE PODCAST, Tim and Tuesday empathize with facilitators and collaborators separated by organizational difference or mandates — and explore how to go deep and draw out the greatest value.

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Episode 1.07: How to Make a Living

As a facilitator, it’s not always easy to lead change and bring always-on energy when you’re worried about paying the bills. In episode seven of FIND THE OUTSIDE: THE PODCAST, Tim and Tuesday invite us ‘backstage’ to share revelations and lessons along the path of making their work of systems change into a repeatable, bankable business.

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