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Doug Taylor is CEO of The Smith Family. He was previously deputy executive director at Uniting NSW and ACT.

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Our commitment to using evidence to affect outcomes must be unflinching

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Monday, 9th May 2022 -  Building capability to measure outcomes can only help in creating change, writes The Smith Family's Doug Taylor, in his final piece in a series marking the organisation’s centenary

NFPs must undergo their own change to meet society’s challenges

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Monday, 2nd May 2022 -  As society’s needs evolve so must the vision of not for profits, argues The Smith Family's Doug Taylor.

Is mobilising and listening to community a diminishing superpower

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Friday, 22nd April 2022 -  Meeting the challenges of community engagement in a changing world is difficult, but vitally important, writes Doug Taylor, in the second in a four-part series written to coincide with The Smith Family’s centenary.

Rediscovering not for profit ‘superpowers’ for the challenges ahead

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Monday, 18th April 2022 -  How can we think about the future unless we know why we exist, who we are and what’s come before, asks Doug Taylor, in the first in a four-part series on how NFPs can look to the past to guide the future, written to coincide with The Smith Family’s centenary.

My first 500 Zoom calls

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 1st December 2021 -  The new CEO of The Smith Family, Doug Taylor, reflects on his first three months in the job and how COVID has changed his approach to leadership.

Now is the time to tackle child poverty as a national priority

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  We need a comprehensive national framework for reducing child poverty, writes Doug Taylor, who reflects on the impact poverty has on children’s educational outcomes.

Creating a leadership legacy

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 29th July 2021 -  As Doug Taylor finishes up at the helm of Uniting NSW and ACT and takes on a new job as the CEO of The Smith Family, he reflects on the best ways for leaders to invest their time to have a lasting impact.

It’s time to re-think the marketisation of human services

Opinion

Tom McClean, Tuesday, 16th March 2021 -  For the last 30 years there has been a bi-partisan belief in the virtue of markets as a force for good for people. But there is now strong evidence to suggest such a wholesale approach is flawed, write Doug Taylor and Dr Tom McClean.

Social impact bonds: What’s the secret sauce to making them work and are they worth the effort?

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 11th February 2021 -  Uniting NSW and ACT launched its second bond this week. Deputy CEO Doug Taylor shares the inside story from the perspective of a practitioner organisation.

Answering the one question that will transform your leadership in 2021

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Monday, 1st February 2021 -  If you want to have a stronger focus on impact as a leader, there are a few simple practices to consider, writes Doug Taylor, who explains how he found inspiration in the ancient wisdom of Stoicism.

TikTok and organisational innovation during COVID-19

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Wednesday, 17th June 2020 -  Doug Taylor shares three important lessons that Uniting has learnt about innovating rapidly in response to a crisis.

Our community is only as strong as those who are struggling the most

Opinion

Doug Taylor, Tuesday, 17th March 2020 -  In times like these we must remember the vulnerable, especially those who are homeless, writes Doug Taylor, director of mission, communities and social impact at Uniting.
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