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    BusinessCareer DevelopmentLeadershipPersonal
    February 21, 2024

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

    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…
    February 15, 2024

    AI is the Cyberattacker’s Sharpened Sword

    Cybercriminals have discovered AI's power, transforming it into a weapon capable of launching cyberattacks. From phishing scams to deepfakes, here's how AI is reshaping the battlefield. AI-Enhanced Phishing: Phishing campaigns…
    BusinessBusiness GoalsLeadershipOperationsPersonal
    January 23, 2024

    Leaders Must React: A framework for responding to unforeseen events

    On average, dealing with unforeseen issues—takes up 36% of a CEO's time. This is a significant portion, and not all of these issues necessarily require a leader's immediate attention. To…
    BusinessPeople & Culture
    January 23, 2024

    3 Leadership Strategies for a Strong, Flexible Work Culture

    According to a 2023 CHRO survey, negative executive attitudes toward hybrid and remote work make it almost twice as likely that the organisation has punitive policies for noncompliance. There is…
    January 23, 2024

    How the best CEOs continually improve performance

    In the fable "The Tortoise and the Hare," where the tortoise wins a race against the faster hare through steady progress, the lesson of avoiding complacency holds relevance for today's…
    Career DevelopmentPersonalWorkplace
    January 23, 2024

    How to Improve Your Soft Skills as a Remote Worker

    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…
    BusinessLeadershipOperationsPeople & CulturePersonalWorkplace
    January 23, 2024

    How High-Performing Teams Build Trust

    Discussions about fostering trust in the workplace often center on the dynamic between managers and employees. Equally, if not more, crucial is the establishment of trust among team members. To…
    BusinessBusiness GoalsLeadershipPersonal
    January 23, 2024

    When Your Boss Gives You a Totally Unrealistic Goal

    There are many reasons why bosses set unrealistic goals. They may have heady aspirations and subscribe to the popular notion of “big, hairy, audacious goals.” Alternatively, they may be removed…
    BusinessPeople & CultureWorkplace
    January 23, 2024

    Diversity matters even more: The case for holistic impact

    For almost a decade through McKinsey has delivered a comprehensive global perspective on the relationship between leadership diversity and company performance. This year, the business case is the strongest it…
    BusinessLeadershipPeople & CulturePersonal
    January 23, 2024

    How to Sustain Your Empathy in Difficult Times

    Empathetic leadership is crucial in today's workplace, driven by employee expectations. However, managers often find it emotionally and physically draining. Many managers feel torn between being empathetic at the cost…
    Board & GovernanceBusinessPeople & Culture
    November 30, 2023

    How to avoid dysfunctional board culture

    Board culture has a powerful influence on the relationship a board develops with management and its approach to governance. Organisational psychologists at Change Focus identify four common cultures we see…
    November 30, 2023

    Report a technology wake-up call for NFP sector

    The 2023 Digital Technology in the Not-for-Profit Sector report reveals that the Australian not-for-profit (NFP) sector is inadequately prepared to navigate the challenges of a rapidly evolving digital landscape. With…