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Board KickStarter Breakfast, 29th November 2016

Thinking that joining a Board might be an ideal way to make your contribution? Not sure where to start, where to look, or even if your skills are what a Board needs? Come and hear from two fabulous Directors on their experience and tips on getting and being on a Board. This event is ideal for aspiring, new or experienced Directors or those wanting to meet new and interesting people. OUR SPEAKERS: Jill Risely Jill is an accomplished executive and Non-Executive Director with more than 20 years’ experience across corporate, government and cultural sectors. Jill has expertise in stakeholder management and engagement; corporate sustainability; ESG impact and risk; public and consumer affairs; cor

Leadership is a team sport

I recently presented at the Victorian Regional Community Leadership program day. In my opening address, I said: "you have the power to change the world. You have the ideas, the energy, the passion, the commitment. But you are powerless to change anything if those ideas stay inside of you. The power of the idea is not just in the idea itself. You need to know how to communicate the idea. And the power to change the world comes when the idea is communicated effectively". I went on to take the group through my PRACtical communication model - you can read more about it here, or watch the webinar here to give them some practical tools on how they can communicate their ideas effectively. Later in

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