A rich and well-paced workshop the provided many tools, tips and techniques to help create sustainable behaviour
Gordon Hollonds, Customer Strategy Manager
The demand for environmental advice from staff members within the company I work for can be so great that I end up being very solution-focused. This workshop helped me give thought to how I communicate with staff to ensure buy-in and behavioural change
Di Paton, Communications Manager-Environmental
Air New Zealand
Pulled together a good range of tools & research that can be applied in life, work and home. Helped me to be more effective at engaging others in eco-actions
Tony Moore, Principal Advisor-Sustainability
Christchurch City Council
The workshop provided me with some really useful tools to inject into our behaviour change programmes
Barnaby Smith, Sustainable Business Advisor
Thank you for the information on creating new habits. I will review the 20 target behaviours we have identified in our new programme, I think it could help with some of them quite a bit
Jacob Rawls, Sustainable Homes Manager
Tim's style and manner enabled a comfortable and safe environment for our group
Janet Phillips, Community Facilitator
A sound, simple and useful introduction to behaviour change techniques.
Jackie Fitchman, Communications Advisor
Very empowering, practical skills in a relaxed and inspiring atmosphere
have learned a lot about how to motivate people to change for sustainable outcomes
Melbourne workshop participant
A great selection of practical tools to help with behaviour change programme planning and development
Trish Kirkland-Smith, Sustainable Environment Team Leader
North Shore City Council
Really enjoyed the practicality of the exercises and tools - readily applicable in any context
Russell Fisher, Director
Sustainability In Mind
I received tools, and an increased confidence to pursue my own practice of sustainability and help others in their quest to change.
Auckland Workshop Participant
I found the workshop very valuable. Will be able to action the learning from today.
Education Team Leader, Environment Bay of Plenty
A good introduction to getting sustainable behaviours in place.
Waste Educator, Cities of Marion, Holdfast & West Torrens
Provided me with new methods and ideas to help other people understand sustainability as well as understand their hesitations. Also helped me put together an action plan to address unsustainable behaviours that have bothered me for a while.
Industry Advisor, Australian Industry Group
The workshop challenged my thinking and provided a good basis and tools to work from for effecting behaviour changes personally, in the workplace, and community
Community Development Advisor, Marlborough District Council
I can see clearly now! Wow, who knew persuading people could be so achievable. Really feel I am leaving today with some tangible tools to really make a difference.
Communication Executive, Hamilton City Council
Very informative, useful workshop that leaves me with tools I can use to be a more effective sustainability leader
I will be using the tools from todays workshop to enhance the sustainability project in my workplace – they are practical and hopefully effective
Health Promoter, Toi Te Ora-Public Health, Tauranga
A well constructed approach to bringing people on board the sustainability waka.
Community Development Advisor, Far North District Council
The workshop cemented previous behavioural change learning and provided the terminology for concepts that I am aware of, but didn’t have the label.
Sustainable Transport Officer, Hobson Bay City Council
It was great to receive some practical advice on how values are an important component to understanding how behaviours can be changed
Refreshing to find that sustainability principles can be delivered by addressing personal values and behaviours, rather than using yet more scientific data.
Great workshop. Good balance of theory with participatory exercises and discussions. Some valuable tools and techniques
Very good experience, practical knowledge when dealing with others in day to day life.
Corporate Sustainability, North Shore City Council
Thanks for a very stimulating and interesting workshop and for some very useful, practical tools
Wellington workshop participant
I really enjoyed this workshop. The skills I learned today about how to communicate sustainability effectively will help in both my work and personal life.
I gained some valuable tools to approach people with – to consult and overcome barriers and introduce behaviours which are in line with their values.
Sustainability Intern, University of Canterbury Students Association
This workshop provided insights into how to engage with stakeholders and move them towards sustainability.
Director/Consultant, KBS Environmental Business Solutions
This workshop was very informative and has provided an excellent model for engaging individuals in behaviour change.
Project Officer, Travelsmart, DTEI South Australia
The workshop provides you with simple practical tools to engage around sustainability and behaviour change.
Leader, Arup Sustainability, Brisbane
I found the experience valuable in reigniting my passion and belief that I can effect change by taking responsibility myself. Also gathered valuable tools and concepts which resonate with me a lot more from this experiential format than text and seminar.
Environment Manager, Operations, SunWater
A useful, challenging and worthwhile workshop. It will give me lots of new techniques and ideas to follow up.
Project Officer, Sustainability, City of Okaparinga
An extremely good step by step approach to tackling the challenge of taking sustainability to the wider community.
This has been a really valuable workshop. I've learnt how to communicate better with people to encourage sustainable behaviour change, and I've also learnt a lot about my own values and attitudes.
Student, Environmental Campaigner, Adelaide
The workshop was well run, informative and relaxed in manner, while engaging.
Waste Education Officer, Penrith City Council
I valued the psychologists perspective on behaviour change. A wonderful, thought provoking experience. If you are a sustainability professional and you want to do your thing better, this is the workshop for you.
Director, T Issues Consultancy
Very useful and practical. It is often hard to convert theory into practice - and make it easy to do. Empowering.
Director, Educator and Biodiversity Consultant, Birds Australia
Great networking with other interested people. Value from understanding best ways to approach behaviour change for sustainability. Great facilitator.
Heritage Officer, Department of Planning, Parramatta
A well organised and interesting workshop with a focus on interactive learning. I enjoyed it a lot - thanks!
Education for sustainability officer, Warringah Council
It was a very valuable workshop as it allowed great insight into the barriers council sustainability officers face in trying to educate other staff in the area of sustainability.
The Power/Responsibility graph was fantastic and will definitely be used in future focus group work with council staff.
Sydney Workshop Participant
Great for exploring and really thinking about communication styles and psychology behind environmental communication. Also really good to turn the examples and exercises back on us and our personal experiences.
Waste Education and Support Officer, Hornsby Shire Council
This workshop helped me to practice improved ways of communicating sustainability.
Education Coordinator, Birds Australia
Loved working with such a passionate bunch of individuals. All have great ideas and helpful with each others barriers to come up with plans and solutions to take away to try out. Very inspirational!
Team Leader, Barnados, Waitakere
I was hoping to gain insights into fostering sustainable behaviour - and I did! But more importantly I now have some understanding and tools for other aspects of my work. Thank you.
Auckland Workshop Participant
Thanks for some great new tools and ways of thinking to go into my toolbox for sustainable behaviour change. I have some great ideas both for myself at home and my work. Great day, good pace, and very inspirational.
Events Coordinator, Northland Regional Council
Tim's workshop was thought-provoking. It was helpful to re-think how we approach behaviour change.
Sustainable Homes Co Manager, Ecomatters, Waitakere City
It gave me strategies to purposefully apply to the challenges involved in influencing people to make smart environmental choices.
Environmental Educator, Budding Potential, Auckland
A snapshot workshop giving insight into how to maximise behaviour change when developing projects.
Transport Planner, North Shore City Council, Auckland
Easy to use tools with a wide application - big and small projects.
Auckland Workshop Participant
I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop. It has provided me with key tools that I can implement in my programmes. The psychological factors often create concrete walls to the uptake of sustainable practices - this workshop has provided a toolbox to take down the barriers.
Sustainable Travel Facilitator, Hamilton City Council
I learned new techniques to interact with others to promote adopting pro-sustainability behaviours, and I look forward to implementing them.
Enjoyed looking at the psychological aspects of behaviour change and enjoyed the information and tools around moving people from automatic to creative.
Communications - Travel and Behaviour Change, North Shore City Council
Tim gave some very interesting insights into why people do what they do and how, with some simple tools, we can find effective ways to influence people to be more sustainable.
Auckland Workshop Participant
Good to learn new motivations and behaviour change techniques. Made me think carefully about how to influence people to be sustainable.
Area Manager, Department of Conservation, Warkworth, New Zealand
I enjoyed this workshop. The psychology of peoples behaviour was interesting. The value I received with regard to remembering that peoples values and behaviour patterns are all different and we need to approach teaching behaviour from this aspects was useful.
Department of Conservation, New Zealand
Great meeting and hearing discussion from a great bunch of motivated, knowledgeable people. Good information/psychology principles.
Auckland Workshop Participant
This workshop covered exactly what I wanted and needed to know to enable me to help plan and develop a new pilot project on "Naturally Smarter Homes".
Real Estate Sales, Barfoot and Thompson, Albany, NZ
Great bunch of participants. Open discussion style offered up creative solutions to problems/barriers.
Waste Strategy Officer, Dunedin City Council
Great framework for encouraging behavioural change within organisations.
Practitioner, Otago Polytech, Dunedin
Provided me with tools and insights to challenge me to review how I am approaching my sustainability project.
Dunedin Workshop Participant
Good workshop, meeting other people who think very similar and being able to pool ideas.
Conservation Officer, Dept of Conservation, NZ
This workshop has collected, verbalised and defined many of the issues surrounding sustainability practice. Placing these issues against a simple background of human behaviour and psychology allows them to be appraised and potentially influenced in the right direction.
Contracts Manager, Dept of Conservation, NZ
Very useful. Material is very well organised, and 6 hours very well utilised for maximum benefit.
Regional Councillor, Greater Wellington, NZ
Good connections with like-minded people. Some good ideas for implementing change.
The workshop has given me a good insight into the motivating factors in behaviour and ways to get lasting change.
Information Officer, Dev-Zone, Wellington
Tim, thank you, I have been able to deepen my understanding of the great number of tool available through psychology of behaviour - that information and education is just not enough!
Environment Centre Coordinator, Sustaining Hawkes Bay Trust
I've come away with a lot of tools and ways of getting the message out there, and have gained knowledge and confidence to do so.
Volunteer, Environment Centre, Hastings, NZ