STRATEGIES FOR SOCIAL IMPACT



COLLABORATION FOR CHANGE

ABOUT S.S.I.


This is who we are and what we do.

WHO WE ARE

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.  

WHAT WE DO

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.

MEET LISA


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.

Lisa Watson is the Founder and CEO of Strategies for Social Impact.

LISA WATSON

Founder & CEO

“Lisa consistently over-delivers with the humour and kindness of a unique leader and guide.”

-Megan Conway, Academic Chair, Algonquin College

THE SERVICES


SSI provides the following services and more.

 

STRATEGY

Facilitate development of theories of change and strategies to achieve and increase impact.

SYSTEMS CHANGE

Develop strategies that engage and leverage whole systems in complex change.

EVALUATION

Build capacity to measure impact and nurture a culture of learning and reflection.

COLLABORATION

Engage stakeholders to co-create impactful strategies and vibrant organizations.

THE PROJECTS


WHAT THE CLIENTS SAY


  • "Lisa's strategic thinking and passion for systems change has made working with her both inspirational and meaningful!"

    Anne Gloger - Director, East Scarborough Storefront

  • "Lisa is a constant learner with a deep commitment to seeing the whole system and to using a variety of methodologies to achieve an impact or an outcome."

    Megan Conway - Academic Chair, Health and Community Studies Department, Algonquin College

  • "Inspiring, well informed + connected, widely experienced, tremendous communicator, excellent coach!"

    Gillian Mason, President - ABC Life Literacy Canada

  • "Lisa has a wonderful combination of skills and style that is highly inclusive and results oriented."

    Linda Mollenhauer - Principal, Mollenhauer Consulting

SOULFUL LEADERSHIP


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.

Find out more here.

CONTACT


For any inquiries, fill out the form below or contact using any of the following methods.

Toronto, Ontario
(416) 938-1161
lisa@lwatson.ca
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