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About

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Hi, I’m Faith, Founder and Managing Director of Timbs and Co: Change Design.

When I started my working life as a Stage Manager, calling cues in theatres around the world, I had no idea how relevant managing big egos, high stakes and even higher expectations would be for my future career in Change.

I learned the ups and down of the Change Management discipline while navigating the worlds of education, government, heavy industry and not for profits, and working on transformative change across multinational, multidisciplinary teams.

I’ve seen the challenges leaders face when they can’t make sense of the responses to change around them, and they are being schooled to treat every response as ‘resistance’.

I’ve watched businesses struggle, stuck inside change frameworks that make no room for creativity, flexibility or humanity.

What I learned was that my own curious questions, experiments with diverse toolkits and work with leaders delivered results. Great results where people in all parts of the business could express their responses to change, and leaders felt confident to take daring actions to lead the change. Where the changing didn’t comply with a framework, but moved freely, and in response to human need and sensemaking. 

I created a business where those methods could be shared with clients who know it’s time to stop managing change and start designing changing experiences.

I’m passionate about working with leaders, change practitioners and business owners who want to take a fresh look at changing. 

Adapt and thrive in change with us.

I look forward to working with you.

Faith

Grad Cert Org Change , BA (Arts Mgnt)

Prosci Practitioner, PCI Practitioner, Diploma Professional Coaching, CMI Member, ACMP Member

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The Timbs and Co Difference

Many organisations share their company values, and it can be a struggle to reflect them in the way they operate.

 

At Timbs and Co, we’ve been inspired to build our operations around the things we know to be true, today.

 

These are the principles and beliefs that drive us to make decisions about how we work with our clients, conduct our operations, and show up as practitioners in the world.

What we know to be true, right now:

  1. Our choices aim to secure a world of beauty, safety, and health for future generations

  2. We look to make work fun, fulfilling and exciting

  3. Change is the universal constant, and should offer opportunity for all

  4. We do not see things as they are - we see them as we are

  5. There is no such thing as THE truth, only perspectives

  6. We look for the best in others and expect it of ourselves

  7. Play is for productivity

  8. It's always right to do the next right thing

  9. We must ask, to receive

  10. Happiness is in the progress, not the perfection

These ten statements help us make decisions on everything from our use of sustainable products in our offices, to our business and banking partners, and advice to clients on their change needs and design.

 

We live and breathe what we know to be true about change, play, progress, perfection and truth and when you work with Timbs and Co practitioners you can expect to see these principles and beliefs in action and working for you.

Meet the Team
 
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Julie Gillespie

Human Experience Facilitator

What drives, motivates, and has Julie jumping out of bed, is the opportunity to facilitate collective growth. She believes that through shared stories we find connection, belonging, and the resources for change.

Julie's consulting, coaching, and training work is grounded in over 25 years of business leadership experience and technical training, supported by an Executive Masters of Business Administration and credentials in the Science and Practice of Wellbeing.

Executive MBA 

BA, Commerce

Dip Personal Care Sciences

Accredited Principle Master MHFA Instructor

Member International Coaching Federation

Accredited Strengths Profile/Resilience at Work facilitator 

Accredited DISC & Motivators Profile facilitator

Credentialed: Science & Practice of Wellbeing - Mental Health Academy

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Helen Palmer

Human Experience Facilitator

Helen cares about people and understands the human factors that are so essential for individual and organisational wellbeing. 

She’s like a Swiss Army knife of expertise and performs her magic through facilitating, advising, designing, teaching, coaching and writing. 

 

In whatever she does, Helen delivers with infectious energy, a dash of originality, and a sprinkling of kindness.

 

Master, Information Management and Systems

BA, BSc, History, Psychology/Cognitive Sciences

Prosci Practitioner

Former Thought Leader CMI Global Board

Cynefin Advance Practitioner

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Linh Pierson

Facilitator and Wellness Specialist

Linh brings energy and compassion that invites people to imagine what being Well can do to unlock human potential.  Through more than 20 years in behavioural science as a physiotherapist and organisational wellbeing manager, she has shaped award winning initiatives and programs recognised as industry best practice. 

Linh’s talent for designing, facilitating, coaching and bringing about positive behavioural change is grounded in her deep experience, and belief that employee wellbeing is organisational wellbeing. With her unique style, she takes people from being Well to Thriving with care, respect and a sense of fun.
 
BA, Physiotherapy 
Cert IV Training and Assessment
Cert IV Work Health & Safety
Workplace Health Assoc Aust Certified Practitioner
MHFA Accredited
Adv Dip Community Services Management

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