Our purpose

We are deeply passionate about making a sustained positive difference in the lives of other people and are driven to see our clients achieve lasting, valuable results.

Approach

Our focused, compassionate approach to consulting echoes our driving passion to make a lasting positive impact. By taking the time to understand your specific people and organisational needs, we are able to design fit-for-purpose solutions that accelerate change.


Services

We thrive on delivering strengths-based creative solutions that address a cross-section of challenges.

Strategy design

+ Activation


Does everyone understand why it’s important?  Are ideas being actioned? Have you connected all the dots? Do your people playfully tackle future scenarios?

Facilitation

+ Capability Development


Are your people reaching their full potential? Do you create exciting & memorable workshop experiences? Is everyone equiped with the right tools & skills to work collaboratively?

Creative Communications

+ Research


Are your key messages enabling people to make the change?  Do you truly understand your audience’s world view? What creative medium will be the most compelling?

  • Reconciliation Action Plan development
  • Change management strategy
  • Creative production management
  • Project leadership & management
  • Cultural awareness & diversity training
  • Lego® Serious Play® workshop facilitation
  • Innovation & solution design sprints
  • Workforce culture & leadership programs
  • Comms plan & collateral design
  • Media production & creative direction
  • Focus groups & social research
  • Evaluation & impact reporting

Our Team

Kristian Goodacre

KRISTIAN GOODACRE

DIRECTOR / PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Kristian founded Positive Social Solutions Pty Ltd in 2012 after a highly impactful ten-year management career in the not-for-profit sector working in one of the BRW’s Top 30 Best Places to Work (2013) and in a dynamic mix of urban, rural and remote locations across Queensland, NSW, Victoria and the Northern Territory.
Kristian has worked collaboratively in a variety of roles, from business development and strategic HRM to communications and high performance team leadership before focusing his career for the last three years on innovation capability training, corporate social responsibility strategy and organisational change management.
Most recently, Kristian has designed and delivered training programs for Executive, Senior Management and Frontline teams from a Global Enterprise HQ, ASX-listed Corporations, State Government and National Not-for-Profit Organisations.
University of Pennsylvania VIA Character Strengths: Creativity, Enthusiasm, Playfulness, Critical-Thinking and Perspective (Wisdom).
Professional Specialties: Creative Ideation/Innovation Training, Workshop Facilitation, Lego® Serious Play®, RIMER® Change Management Practitioner and Corporate Responsibility.

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Monique Proud

MONIQUE PROUD

DIRECTOR / PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Monique is a proud Aboriginal woman with strong family ties to Cherbourg (on Wakka Wakka country), but traditionally a descendant of the Kooma and Gunggari people through her grandmother, and a descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji people through her grandfather. She thrives on co-delivering meaningful projects and strategies that resonate closely with her values and are strongly focused on positive social impact.
Commencing her professional career in the tertiary sector some 10 years ago, Monique has worked in a variety of roles across the not-for-profit, government, tertiary education and private sectors. With a strong focus on improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander socio-cultural, economic and educational outcomes.
University of Pennsylvania VIA Character Strengths: Creativity, Enthusiasm, Social Intelligence, Critical-Thinking and Perspectives (Wisdom).
Professional Specialties: Creative Strategy, Workshop Facilitation, Corporate Responsibility, Community Development, Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives and Instructional Design (Adult/Youth Learning).

Clients

QUT

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carbon-creative

FMI

headspace

Open-Minds

UIB

C&K Association

Powerhouse-Programs

UQ

WMQ

AnglicareSQ

WeAre27Creative

icareNSW

AIME

Carmichael-College