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Making Founder Successions Work

September 9, 2021

Around the sector some of the most innovative social purpose organisations are led by Founders. The article below, published by Stanford Social Innovation Review from the work of Bridgespan is a great summary and well worth the read and it chimes with our experience in the Australian social purpose sector. One notable thing about our […]

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My experience of Leaders by the Fireside: Interview with Jess Wilson, CEO, Good Things Foundation

September 1, 2021

In this interview with CEO of Good Things Foundation, Jess Wilson talks about her experience of the Leadership Space program, Leaders by the Fireside. Leaders by the Fireside is an intimate group program designed specifically for social purpose leaders who are steering their organisations during growth, challenge and change. We run a program for CEOs […]

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Brene Brown in conversation with President Barack Obama

July 16, 2021

Have you listened to Brene Brown’s interview of Barack Obama? If you haven’t put it on your listen list. It has so many wonderful leadership lessons in it. Here’s the top 5 themes to listen out for.

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Should you be making the case for an Investment Budget?

June 10, 2021

Are you a Board or Leadership Team thinking about your budget? If you are, there’s a decent chance you’re looking at a deficit budget now or down the line. If you’re like most of the sector you’re striving to achieve a balanced or small surplus – it reduces risk and ensures sustainability. It is informed […]

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How do I make my feedback more effective?

April 9, 2021

Last year HBR released an article that really resonated with us. The crux of the article is summarised in this line. “It turns out feedback does not help employees thrive”. Bam. Well, that’s unfortunate! But it’s not all bad news. As the article underscores, understanding the neuroscience and having a coaching mindset are key foundations […]

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Happy International Women’s Day 2021!

March 7, 2021

This #IWD2021 we recognise just some of the many inspiring female leaders that we are privileged to call our friends. In this incredible country we have some of the most innovative and impactful organisations in the for-purpose sector. They are led by CEOs and Chairs who are women of courage, joy, rigour and potential. Every […]

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