TYS Podcast Ep 4: How Do We Collaborate? with Blythe Butler
In this episode we're joined by Blythe Butler, a Calgary-based consultant whose practice focuses on strategy, evaluation, change management and capacity building to support the development of adaptive learning cultures within organizations.
The reason we brought Blythe to the mic is because she has significant on the ground experience in growing a network with diverse member organizations: the First 2000 Days Network. The First 2000 Days Network is focused on collective impact in early childhood development outcomes. We talk about:
- how do you know whether a network is right for you?
- what collective impact means
- how shared evaluation can work
- whether organizations can come together if they're in different places financially, based on their growth-phase, or philosophically
- her top advice for organizations looking to collaborate
Links to the resources and information discussed are below:
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"Don't ignore what makes people tick. We know what that is." Blythe Butler, First 2000 Days Network