Shifting Patterns provides interactive, compelling workshops designed to help your organization develop in three main areas: board development, collaboration, and team building. If you would like to book one of these popular workshops, choose from the options listed below.
What makes our workshops special? Benefits of participation include:
Identify the underlying causes of problems that get in the way of achieving your goals.
Learn a systems approach for solving problems in ways that stay solved.
Practice applying best practices and tips in a peer learning environment.
Come away with immediate next steps for bringing what you learn into your organization.
BOARD DEVELOPMENT - NEW!
You'll learn how to recruit and retain board members who have the time, talent, and treasure to advance your nonprofit's mission as well as steps for transitioning your board into an effective fundraising team. Get help for addressing a board development challenge or opportunity your nonprofit is currently facing. Come away with immediate next steps for applying board engagement fundraising best practices and tips.
"We were in need of a development strategy for our organization. Kimberley's recommendations were well suited for our resources and organizational structure. Aside from being attentive, conscientious, and skilled in providing us with exactly what we needed, she ensured that the final product was what we sought and that we were confident about how to utilize her work to advance our organization." - Rob Rutland-Brown, Executive Director, National Justice for Our Neighbors
"Kimberley not only thinks organizational dynamics through, she is also exceedingly quick on her feet in meetings -- able to redirect and get discussions back on track and/or change directions as circumstances require. With Shifting Patterns' able organization development support and facilitation, we now have an active Design Team and a deep back bench of advisors and supporters."
- Jim Schulman, AIA, Executive Manager, Alliance for Regional Cooperation
COLLABORATE FOR IMPACT
You'll learn how to start a new or develop an existing collaboration involving multiple organizations who are working together to build cohesive communities, increase economic opportunity, and address climate change. Get help for addressing a collaboration challenge or opportunity you're currently facing. Come away with immediate next steps for applying best practices and tips to your collaborative efforts.
"Kimberley is a great facilitator and delivers value-add workshops. She provides great examples and real-world tools to enable follow-through action. I was energized by her workshop and took away key action items that I could immediately begin working on to better enable collaboration on my team.”
- Carly Khanna, Chief Marketing Officer, AE Works Ltd. and Vice Chair, B Local: Mid-Atlantic Region
As a result of working with Shifting Patterns our thought process for expanding our innovative irrigation technology, which is specifically designed to benefit poor women smallholders, has been consolidated. We are now able to synchronize strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations that encompass businesses, community based organizations, farmers groups, and government agencies.”
- Trupti Jain and Biplab Paul, Co-Founders, Naireeta Services Private Limited
BUILDING EFFECTIVE TEAMS
You'll learn how to build high-performing teams that have the knowledge, skills, and resources to achieve your organization's social impact goals. Get help for solving a problem your team is currently facing or developing the capacity to achieve greater impact. Come away with immediate next steps for introducing team building best practices and tips into your organization.
“The Building Effective Teams for Social Impact workshop was so much more than I had ever expected. It has already benefited my career and helped me to better connect with my team. It has also given me several specific tools that are helping to push our intern program from OK to WOW. The activities and handouts provided by Kimberley were illustrated so clearly. I would highly recommend her workshop and programs to anyone looking to create a collaborative work culture that can be used inside and outside the office." - Jessica Tunon, Founder and CEO, Netwalking
"Kimberley led our team on a journey that helped us distinguish what was our main purpose, our strategic goals, and a plan to achieve them. The structure designed to take us through this journey was so well designed, and it was impressive to see the team getting more and more clarity as we moved through the exercises. It was also extremely useful to have tools that we can continue to use as a virtual team." - Daniela Matielo, Former Director of Network Activation, Ashoka Changemakers