Stuart Waters

Stuart’s background in ecology and sustainability sparked his interest in the connections and interactions between elements in a system. He has brought this way of looking at the world to a wide range of complex situations.

Stuart has a genuine enthusiasm for coaching and supporting others to think and act collaboratively. His approach is respectful, light-hearted and based on a belief that people have the right and the ability to tackle complex problems when given new tools to use.

Clients value Stuart’s help when facing complex problems that aren’t easy to solve. Often these problems relate to how water is managed – from planning for sea-level rise to improving water quality in catchments and estuaries. They also include how teams work inside organisations.

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Stuart's latest blog posts

One thing the populist response to COVID tells us about collaboration

Time taken to co-define is always time well spent. What is your dilemma and to what extent do all stakeholders understand it and agree?

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Four ways to build collaborative habits in the workplace (despite weak flesh)

While the intention to work more collaboratively is there, it can be difficult to stick with the change required to do so.

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Failing my way to expert status

What I have learned is that while part of me is pleased with the label, another part of me is going "oh no, what if I'm not expert enough?"

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