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Elevating impact through leadership: key responsibilities of Not-For-Profit board members

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in the boardrooms of Not-For-Profit (NFP) organisations? What exactly do those influential board members do to drive the mission forward?

If you’re enthusiastic about understanding the primary responsibilities of an NFP board, let’s pull back the curtain and explore some common tasks undertaken by NFP board members.

5 key traits of effective not-for-profit leaders

Integrity and ethical leadership are the backbones of any not-for-profit organisation. Leaders must practice and promote transparency, accountability, and ethical decision-making. This builds trust with stakeholders, ensures compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and maintains the organisation’s reputation. 1. Visionary Thinking A visionary leader can articulate a clear and compelling mission, inspiring others to join […]

2024 LinkedIn beginner’s guide: boost your leadership brand

7 ways to plan and achieve your goals for 2023

Are you a seasoned senior leader eager to boost your online presence this year?  In today’s digital landscape, a well-optimised LinkedIn profile is your ticket to success. This guide offers practical strategies to enhance your profile, empowering you to establish a commanding online presence. Understanding the significance of LinkedIn profile optimisation With over 1 billion […]

LinkedIn optimisation step-by-step guide: from setup to stand out

Stepping into the year 2024 highlights the ever-growing importance of nurturing your LinkedIn presence. Social Media Perth has a great resource with the ultimate and up-to-date list of LinkedIn statistics, which reveals LinkedIn’s true power. The platform has 1 billion registered users worldwide and is particularly influential in Australia, boasting 12.7 million profiles and engaging an audience […]

Four effective strategies to keep psychological contracts in the workplace healthy

A lot has been said about the relationship that organisations have with their employees, even more so now in light of “The Great Resignation’.  People are leaving organisations in greater numbers than ever before, and yet, there are organisations who don’t seem to be feeling the impact. Instead, they are experiencing The Great Attraction, where […]

10 potential traps to overcome in CEO succession planning

CEO succession planning is one of the most important responsibilities of a board but planning and effecting a successful CEO transition can have its complications. A global survey conducted in 2020 discovered that 56% of Australian and New Zealand companies did not have a contingency plan for CEO succession, 23% did not regularly discuss CEO […]

5 characteristics of charismatic leaders that will motivate employees

As a leader, it is important to inspire and motivate your employees, increase their employee engagement and drive performance. Adopting a charismatic style of leadership is one way to encourage your employees to stretch beyond their abilities and is often considered a powerful way to lead. Charismatic leaders are extremely influential and enjoy taking risks. They […]

5 top tips to be a hybrid-working champion

The disruptive and unprecedented nature of Covid-19 has transformed traditional work contexts and created an opportunity for flexibility and change. 2020 rapidly accelerated our understanding and adoption of remote working. It is clear now that there are a range of hybrid working environments that have begun to emerge, which require us to reimagine where and […]

Do you suffer from Imposter Syndrome?

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In the first part of our series on Imposter Syndrome, we explore what Imposter Syndrome is and how it affects us. Our next blog will share tips on how you can work towards overcoming this syndrome for yourself.   Have you ever felt like a fraud at work? That your professional success is based on […]

How to future proof your career in 4 steps

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I had the honour of presenting to the Young Professional Network of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, NSW on how they could future proof there careers in the public service. To prepare for the event, I spoke to old colleagues and reflected on my career to uncover the things that we wished we’d known at […]