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Board KickStarter Breakfast - July 2017

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. Book tickets via Eventbrite here. OUR SPEAKERS: Rose Hiscock Rose Hiscock is the inaugural Director of Science Gallery Melbourne, an innovative new gallery dedicated to the collision of art and science. Planned to open in 2018, Science Gallery Melbourne is a flagship engagement project of the University of Melbou

Board KickStarter Breakfast - April 2017

Thanks everyone for joining me at our first Board KickStarter breakfast for 2017 and, in particular, to our fabulous speakers Sonia Petering and Llewellyn Prain for their informative, insightful and interesting stories and tips. Here's a summary of some of their take-out messages: Summary of key points Work hard - When you are applying for the board of an organisations, research: strategy, financials, insights, stakeholders, market, competitors etc. When on a board, attend committees, even those you are not on; attend staff events to learn more about the lay of the land; build your knowledge of the industry and the operating model. Be brave - it can be hard and you sometimes need to question

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