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How To: Social Lean Canvas

So you want to start something that matters…?

The Social Lean Canvas is one of the key resources the Lifehack team uses and refers to in all of our work. If you’re not already using it we suggest you take …

How To: Budget For Your New Initiative

During Te Koānga (an accelerator programme we ran in 2015), the teams used this budget template to help track their initial setup costs and spending.

If you’re just starting some kind of social enterprise or initiative, you can use this …

School Wellbeing Collaboration: Resource Pack 2

If you’re involved in a school in some way – whether as a parent, teacher or student – this resource pack from our School Wellbeing Collaboration is for you! Resource Pack Two focuses on broader community wellbeing, while Resource Pack …

School Wellbeing Collaboration: Resource Pack 1

If you’re involved in a school in some way – whether as a parent, teacher or student – this resource pack from our School Wellbeing Collaboration is for you! Resource Pack One reflects our first portion of work, focussed on …

Theory of Change Worksheet

 

What is a Theory of Change?

A Theory of Change is your best guess about how your work impacts the issue you care about. This worksheet provides a simple starting point for thinking about the causes that contribute to …

Wellbeing Design Challenge: Milk at the Supermarket

Image of people using craft materials to make a first prototype, for a wellbeing design challenge

A wellbeing design challenge based around milk – it sounds strange, right! But this is one of our favourite sessions that we’ve run time and time again.

We’ve based the wellbeing design challenge on something everybody can understand. How might …

Applying Ethics in Codesign

Okay, so you’re committed to doing some youth co-design. Great! Of course, this means working alongside young people and bringing their voices into your work.

How do you do this in an ethical way? How do you do this in …

Relationship Building Sort Cards Set Two

Facilitation is all about bringing a group together around a shared purpose. Relationship-building is one of the foundations of effective facilitation, so it’s always handy to have a toolkit of different processes to allow people to build meaningful relationships.

Stuck …

Picture Cards – Set Two

Picture Sort Cards - Set One

In this pack we’ve included another 30 royalty free images, ranging from mountain tops to pen & paper. We’ve used these images in check in & out circles, de-briefs and reflective sessions.

We’ve asked questions like:

“select a card which …