User personas are a powerful tool to help clarify who you’re trying to serve and how you can best help them. As a tool from the start-up, marketing and design worlds, we wanted to show you how we’ve used them …Read More
Over the years, Lifehack has used two main wellbeing evidence bases: The Five Ways to Wellbeing, an abbreviated version developed by the New Economics Foundation which was based upon the work of positive psychology professor Dr Martin Seligman. The second, …Read More
We have written a fair bit about how we use experiments to drive insight. A learning-focussed approach to our work allows us to ask questions around effectiveness, and overall has lead to a very intentional approach to running …Read More
This is your last chance to apply for the 2017 Flourishing Fellowship! We have extended applications until next Wednesday 8 March at 5pm! (Yes that’s a Wednesday.)
Click here to go the application page!
We’ve been blown away by the…Read More
As you may have read on social media, applications for our flagship programme the Flourishing Fellowship are currently open. The three-month part-time programme combines professional and personal development for those in the youth workforce (this is the youth workforce in …Read More
Over the past two months the Lifehack team has been running a programme in Upper Hutt called Oro, which focuses on mobilising the local community around a series of local initiatives and igniting localised cross-sector collaboration. This blog post is …Read More
On 11 November 2016, around 15 people over the weekend came together to support the Oro whānau in their aspirations to develop existing and build new wellbeing initiatives that are co-designed with young people of Upper Hutt.
This weekend event …Read More
Below are some five lessons from working at the intersection—and how we integrated those in our newest programme Oro.
Lifehack has been experimenting with different programme shapes and intensities since early in 2014. This has resulted in us running online …Read More
Photo by Iris Riddle. Iris is the marketing manager at Inspiring Stories and was also on the 2016 Flourishing Fellowship
Last weekend, the Lifehack team had the amazing opportunity to attend Festival For The Future.
Over 900 people gather …Read More
A hundred people with a vested interested in the development of Auckland’s social enterprise scene came together at the Auckland University’s Business School to launch Social Enterprise Auckland. SEA describes itself as:
a collaborative group of social enterprises and their …Read More
The Lifehack team has had the delight of following Fran ‘A-MAZING’ McEwen since she first joined us for last year’s Fellowship. Shortly after the Fellowship, Lifehack ran a programme called Te Kōanga, which …Read More
We asked Kiran Patel to write something up for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015. Kiran is a part of the Lifehack Venture Support programme and founded Young Innovator’s Collective in Auckland, providing a place, space and platform for young people to …Read More
Learnings from YOMO
Lifehack venture, YOMO, has decided to move on. Alex and Michael are making the decision to close shop for the foreseeable future to pursue other opportunities. Before they leave we wanted to gather some of their …Read More
Six of us sat around a white table in an apartment in Downtown Montreal. Half of us under 25, this team we were forming were meeting in person for the first time only 24 hours before running a full-day workshop …Read More
The Lifehack team has been on the road for nearly two weeks, meeting with the brightest minds in the space of public social innovation & impact en route to a conference in Montreal. After a couple of days in San …Read More
A few months ago we received an email inviting Lifehack to co-facilitate a workshop at a conference together with our friends at Young & Well Co-operative Research Centre in Australia and two young community leaders. The sender?
The International …Read More
Lifehack is coming to the Nelson Tasman region!
We’re excited to announce our Lifehack weekend coming up in November, running from Friday the 6th to Sunday the 8th.
Lifehack weekends are a great way for the community to …Read More
The DNA of startups across the world is constantly being mapped and debated, we recently got a message from Zora Lopez who kindly linked us up with The Startup Genome Project 2.0 – an effort to better understand what and …Read More
Most of the time in the Youth Wellbeing space, the people using an intervention AREN’T the people who pay for the service.
Example: Young people going to a youth club often pay nothing to attend – the costs are covered …Read More
We kicked off the Flourishing Fellowship on a beautiful Wednesday morning with the arrival of 22 participants from around Aotearoa New Zealand. And sheesh, are these people awesome.
With ages spanning generation X and generation Y, we had a diverse …Read More