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The benefits of coffee …

Those that know me, know that I’m not a coffee drinker. I am, however, a fan of the ‘coffee catchup’ and good networking. It’s why I host the annual ‘coffee lucky dip’, pairing up people for random coffees across Australia. And for those seeking ideas on what to do next with their careers, networking is my key advice. So, when Susan messaged me late last year to say “I’m on the hunt for something new (job wise)”, it's no surprise that I recommended networking. Now, I recommend this advice to a lot of people. But Susan took it on with gusto. Each week she met with a different person. I’d get messages every now and again about progress: “Bit of an update. Had a good chat to MF this morning. Th

Board KickStarter Group Coaching Program for Women - November 2019

Book your place in the November program here. 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. Day 1: Saturday, 16 November, 9.30am - 5.00pm Day 2: Saturday, 23 November, 9.30am - 2.30p

Board KickStarter Breakfast - October 2019

Book your place here. 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? This event is ideal for aspiring, new or experienced Directors or those wanting to meet new and interesting people. OUR SPEAKERS: Fiona Williams Fiona is the Child Safe Volunteering Hub Project Lead at Australian Volunteers International. She has worked in the international development sector as a child protection/safeguarding specialist for over 15 years, having previously worked at Save the Children. She is currently a member of the Great Ocean Road Health Board and was Chair of the Bethany Board of Manag

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