UnCharitable Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

February 9, 2024

As we’ve mentioned in a previous newsletter, we’re big fans of the recently released documentary Uncharitable which follows Dan Pallotta’s famous TED Talk “The way we think about charity is dead wrong”. The film presents a radical new way of thinking about giving, confronting the traditional societal perceptions and financial models stifling the ability of […]

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Leaders by the Fireside 2024

February 9, 2024

For the last few years, as we’ve worked with leaders who are facing similar challenges, we’ve invited them to join tailored program called ‘Leaders by the Fireside’. This year we have a new CEO program, and there are places available in our People/ Culture/ Operations program. The format is highly interactive. It provides you with […]

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September 27, 2023

We recently attended the private launch of the inspirational documentary Uncharitable and couldn’t agree more with its powerful message. Based on the book and subsequent 2013 TED Talk by Dan Pallotta, Uncharitable is a journey into the heart of not-for-profits. It explores the challenges they face, the incredible work they do and highlights the critical […]

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The Observership Program

August 25, 2023

Why is awareness of personal purpose critical for board directors? How does purpose support and get in the way of social purpose organisations’ effectiveness? What is #theoryofchange and how as a #BoardDirector, can you spot when your Theory of change needs attention? These were some of the topics of our dynamic seminar with the Melbourne cohort of Board […]

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Better Boards Conference 2023

May 29, 2023

Are you a Board Director keen to keep developing your skills and strategic awareness? Check your diary for Friday 2nd – Saturday 3rd June and come along to this year’s Better Boards Conference in Brisbane! Elise Sernik will be running a session on the Saturday with a focus on how to use the opportunity of […]

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Backing the Potential of our People and Culture leads

October 26, 2022

Last year we recognised the importance of investing in a critical cohort of executives in our sector – the leaders of our People and Culture functions. After two intense years of supporting the health and wellbeing of staff through COVID, as well as navigating restructures, all while building weak or missing Human Resources infrastructure, we noticed that amongst our […]

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