This is who we are and what we do.
Strategies for Social Impact is a consulting firm based in Toronto that specializes in collaborating with change makers in the public, private, philanthropic and community sectors to help them make deep and lasting changes in the world.
Through our individualized and collaborative work with clients, we facilitate social innovation, strategy development, systems change, evaluation, and the strengthening of learning organizations that are adaptive and innovative in dealing with complexity and change.
Lisa Watson, CEO at Strategies for Social Impact, is a skilled strategist with nearly 20 years experience designing and delivering high impact strategic initiatives in the government and nonprofit sector. As a consultant, coach and facilitator, she advises on strategy, systems change, strategic evaluation and learning, and organizational development. Lisa works collaboratively with other consultants and thought leaders to provide a comprehensive range of services.
Founder & CEO
SSI provides the following services and more.
Facilitate development of theories of change and strategies to achieve and increase impact.
Develop strategies that engage and leverage whole systems in complex change.
Build capacity to measure impact and nurture a culture of learning and reflection.
Engage stakeholders to co-create impactful strategies and vibrant organizations.
Creating a social impact means tackling complex problems, forging strong relationships and learning as you go. But it’s not all about what’s going on “out there”. The most successful change makers also take care of their inner lives so that they can connect deeply with others and leverage some of the most powerful innovation tools – like relationships, intuition and compassion.
Research shows that soulful leaders and purpose-driven organizations are more productive, profitable and successful in achieving their business and social impact goals. Their employees are happier, healthier and committed to excellence.
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