Thoughts and things of interest

Board KickStarter Breakfast - March 2019

Thanks everyone for joining me at the November Board KickStarter breakfast and, in particular, to our fabulous speakers Karen Corry and Christy Karamzalis for their informative, insightful and interesting stories and tips. Here's a summary of some of their take-out messages: Summary of key points Put yourself out there - give a clear message that you are looking for board roles Being passionate about the organisation you are applying for - helps, but it's not an absolute Board aspirations can start small and build when applying for a board, take it seriously and know what it means. Be careful in what you accept - don't just take the first thing that comes along. Do your due diligence. Don't

Invitation: Coffee lucky dip 2019

Have you heard of the 50 coffee meetings challenge? The premise is simple: meet with 50 people and talk about something you are exploring. It might be a new city, your professional journey or your next personal adventure. Let your imagination run free in thinking about what to explore. By meeting with a range of different people you will explore perspectives you haven't thought of previously. Added bonus: you’ll meet some really interesting people! This is what networking is about. It’s not about having the most LinkedIn contacts, or the most business cards – it’s about building personal relationships. And then using those relationships to genuinely and curiously explore new and int

Board KickStarter Group Coaching Program for Women (3-day intensive) May 2019

Starts 4th May, 2019 Learn more and book now - Super early bird tickets close 15 March! A group-coaching program for professional women to prepare for the launch of their Non Executive Director role and increase your impact on your career, community and organisations. Explore what makes a good Board great in a safe, motivating, encouraging and fun environment. It's like being part of a sports team preparing for an event - an experienced coach at your side along with the rest of the team to cheer you on! You'll be able to learn and get support from each other and benefit from the coaching of experienced Board Director and lawyer Helga Svendsen. This is a three session intensive program, begin

Board KickStarter Breakfast

Tuesday 26th March, 2019 Book now - Super early bird tickets close 8 March! 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? The Victorian Government will be recruiting board members for TAFE Boards soon - come and hear from some experienced TAFE Board Directors about what it's all about and how you can make a contribution to the future of education in Victoria. This event is ideal for aspiring, new or experienced Directors or those wanting to meet new and interesting people. OUR SPEAKERS: Karen Corry Karen is a director of Peninsula Health, Holmesglen Institute, ACMI (Austral

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