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People with purpose: Leading by example – and why every NFP leader can benefit from peer-to-peer mentoring

By Business, Career Development, Leadership, Personal

Carmel Molloy, CEO of the NonProfit Alliance (NPA), emphasises the critical importance of investing in the leadership capabilities of not-for-profit (NFP) leaders for fostering a socially aware Australia. Carmel’s journey from teaching to marketing agencies to the NFP sector led her to found the NPA, aiming to fill the gap in peer-to-peer programs for NFP leaders. Carmel identifies the multitude of challenges faced by NFP organisations, emphasizing the need for robust leadership, peer support networks, and continuous investment in leadership development to achieve greater social impact.

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How to Improve Your Soft Skills as a Remote Worker

By Career Development, Personal, Workplace

In the age of AI, soft skills are the hidden gems of the workplace, but they can be a challenge to build when you work from home. Without daily, face-to-face interactions with colleagues, learning the nuances of how to communicate and collaborate is just plain harder.

So what are some practical steps you can take to develop soft skills when Zoom calls are your norm? The author outlines seven strategies to try. READ MORE HERE.

Start Your New Leadership Role with the End in Mind

By Career Development, Leadership, Personal

To successfully step into a new role and set yourself up for long-term success, you must balance “now-forward” planning with “future-back” visioning. That is, you must start with the end in mind, envisioning what you want to accomplish during this era of your leadership and what needs to happen before for can take the next step. This mindset will empower you to make early decisions that will accelerate your transition, pave the way for long-term impact in the new role, and contribute to your continued career growth.

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Becoming a high-potential CEO candidate: The journey to the top​

By Business, Career Development, Leadership, People & Culture, Personal

The road to becoming CEO is a difficult ascent for even the most seasoned leaders. Explore these 4 keys to making the journey a success:

  1. Take a gut check of your motivations and expectations
  2. Elevate your perspective while boldly delivering results
  3. Round out your profile with humility
  4. Understand the CEO selection process and put your best foot forward

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Why Leadership agility is a Superpower​

By Business, Career Development, Leadership, People & Culture, Personal

As the uncertainties and complexities of our world continue to increase, leadership agility has become a foundational attribute for organisational success. 

Leadership agility is the ability for a leader to take effective actions in the midst of complex and rapidly changing conditions – this article provides a roadmap for leaders to accelerate their ability to learn, adapt, and evolve.

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Upskilling Hopes and Fears 2021

Upskilling Hopes and Fears 2021

By Career Development, Personal

Hopes and fears 2021, a study showcasing the views of 32,500 workers highlights that 72% of respondents want a mix of remote and in-person working, 50% are excited or confident about the future and that workers want ‘more digital skills, more inclusivity, and more flexibility.

Investing in a desirable workplace involves reviewing the opinions of employees and the greater private-public discourse surrounding upskilling and reskilling.

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