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Organisational Culture Matters a Whole Lot

Organisational Culture Matters a Whole Lot

Why does this organisation matter? When people join an organisation, there's usually some reason why they want to be there. Sometimes it's just a job, but often it's about connecting to the purpose of the organisation or the values of the organisation. The big WHY -...

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Lucy Morris

Lucy Morris

In this conversation with Lucy Morris she explained that her main role in life is tell stories of meaning and purpose. At the time of this conversation Lucy was the CEO at Baptistcare, and a priest, a wife, a mother, a grandmother – the list goes on. I’ve known Lucy for over 20 years and I was struck in this conversation how she has grown into her beliefs and convictions in a such a powerful way.

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Winding up a Not For Profit

Winding up a Not For Profit

Download the Transcript - Winding Up a Not-For-Profit I was surprised when I was reading the Australian Institute of Company Directors report recently, it was a report on Not For Profit Governance and Performance in 2015.  The report was saying that one of the factors...

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Rachael West

Rachael West

Rachael West has had a number of disparate pathways that have led her to be the founder and director of Finding Yoga. She’s been an engineer, worked in social enterprises, studied circus performance, and trained at an advanced level in yoga. If you get to meet Rachael all this seems logical and plausible.

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Anne Courtney

Anne Courtney

Anne Courtney, is a Coach, Retreat Facilitator and Leadership Consultant. In her past, Anne has worked as a social worker, and also led a small not for profit organisation, and in recent years has been running her own business supporting people to deal more effectively with relationships in their families, workplaces, and communities. In this interview I am struck by the changes that Anne has noticed in her life – how she has become more reflective herself over the years and has settled into a path of helping others to see the value of reflection, and how it can facilitate more purposeful action.

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Standing Up for what is right! – podcast

Standing Up for what is right! – podcast

This is the speech that I gave as the opening of the ACOSS Conference in June 2014. This was only a few weeks after the horror first Budget of the Abbott Government. Many in the community sector were shocked at the attack on low income people and were afraid of the...

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Alicia Curtis

Alicia Curtis

Alicia Curtis is involved in many projects that may seem at first glance to be unconnected. She’s involved in the philanthropy project 100 Women, the Emerging Young Leaders on Boards project, and many other initiatives. What I learnt in having a conversation with Alicia is that she’s passionate about developing the leadership of people that she works with.

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Suzanne Waldron

Suzanne Waldron

There are some people, more than others, who make me smile. Suzanne Waldron fits into the category of those who do. She has an energy and authenticity that is infectious. What comes across in this interview is that Suzanne knows this about herself, and has worked out how she can use her ability to get on with people to help them live better lives. Suzanne specialises in the field of human behavioural change and holds a master’s degree in applied coaching and neuro linguistics.

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