1. Walking in the shoes
After this piece was published, I was contacted with a wishing to meet eNGO officials. Outcome – clearer mutual understanding of historically distorted headlines.
2. Govt agency
Brokering a farm visit with off-record and on-record dialogue. Outcome – government adviser learning.
3. Media-sensitive comms
Advising on sensitive communications. Outcome – preventing use of social media without context.
4. Field intel
5. Perception without prejudice
Challenging organisations to evaluate how others perceive them. Outcome – breaking down barriers to enable exchange of ideas.
6. Views without labels
Chairing a conference to let people speak, without labels. Outcome – enabling people to be heard -without prejudice.
7. Thinking outside the box
Thinking outside the box on a walk. Outcome – landowner reviewed how they liaised with farm tenants.
8. Framing complex
9. Focus on people, not headlines
10. Safe space for robust conversations
Curating a diverse range of stakeholders/interested parties with moderated audience roving mics to discover new common ground (govt regulator, water utility, fishery trust)
Back catalogue context
A talk at a rewilding conf, a workshop with an eNGO, a walk with a farm advisor, a meeting of young naturalists and farmers, ‘setting context‘ at a upland conf. Outcomes? creating fresh ways to frame conversations.