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Gerard Grattan

MURAL Guidance

1. Why are we doing it? A small business owner had come to Impactara after exploring the possibility of transforming their business from a physical to virtual workspace. The client had used a free trial of digital collaboration tool, MURAL, but not discovered the full potential of its features. The client was testing out the capabilities of MURAL to use for their own consultancy business. The coaches at Impactara would… Read More »MURAL Guidance

Social Enterprise Clothing Turbo Kaizen

1. Why are we doing this piece of work? Since our client launched their clothing brand via an online store and social channels in early 2020, the sales were below the required level to achieve a sustainable business model. Other activities had been explored to overcome this sales gap, such as new markets and the marketing approach. However, one area that had not progressed is the digital plugins available to… Read More »Social Enterprise Clothing Turbo Kaizen

Lynne Haddow

Director and Improvement Coach As a director of Impactara, I enjoy co-creating strategic solutions and building organisational capacity to create positive social and environmental impacts. With over 20 years international experience in finance and continuous improvement, I specialise in upskilling others and helping people excel and grow in their professional and personal lives. My passion for protecting the world’s ecosystems led to me becoming a social entrepreneur, co-founder of Extincts… Read More »Lynne Haddow

Gerard Grattan

Director and Improvement Coach I’m all for helping solve business problems, whilst putting People & Planet first.  As an Improvement Coach with Impactara Ltd, I bring 20 years of experience of various transformation approaches that help you overcome the challenges you face in your workplace whilst increasing the positive impact you make. My background is in Lean, Agile and Digital transformation with 18 years in the global energy sector progressing… Read More »Gerard Grattan

Charity Board Strategy Day

1. Why are we doing this strategy day? The sports club had been running for over 60 years but had lost some direction as the number of teams, volunteers and activities increased.  They needed clarity on what had to be done and who was responsible for doing it as they were struggling to maintain the charity status they had gained 10 years previously. 2. What was happening before? 3. How… Read More »Charity Board Strategy Day

SME Pivot to Remote Services and Ways of Working

1. Why are we doing this piece of work? The COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to find new ways to get work done. To help our clients continue to work and meet targets the Impactara coaches took an approach to make remote work be just as effective as the physical workplace. 2. What was happening before? Before early 2020 all tools and techniques were delivered in the physical environment face… Read More »SME Pivot to Remote Services and Ways of Working

Business Plan and Ways of Working

1. Why are we doing this improvement workshop? An established Social Enterprise, with the mission to develop  children’s creative abilities, faced challenges due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.  Cancellation of work, high uncertainty of when work would resume, switching to remote working and lack of external deadlines caused internal prioritisation and productivity challenges. Impactara is always ready to support customers in challenging times and provide assistance for businesses which are experiencing… Read More »Business Plan and Ways of Working