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Here’s what you need to know about running your AGM from a distance

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 17th June 2020 -  Physical distancing rules might mean running your charity’s general meeting a little differently this year. We take a look at what that means.   

Collective insights

How can we make our online board meetings more effective?

Jodie Willmer, Wednesday, 6th May 2020 -  The Xfactor Collective governance specialist and changemaker coach Jodie Willmer has been supporting boards and committees for many years to embrace technology, and has some sound advice for those still grappling with the virtual board meeting.

Opinion

Heads down. Eyes up. Leadership in volatile times

Shamal Dass, Wednesday, 25th March 2020 -  In times like this the job of a for-purpose board director is not only to guide management in dealing with the crisis, but also to lift their gaze and contemplate the long-term impacts on beneficiaries and organisations, writes Shamal Dass, with a po

Collective insights

Do we spend now, or spend later?

Brenton Cox, Wednesday, 18th March 2020 -  The Xfactor Collective finance and accounting specialist Brenton Cox answers a common question on the tip of everyone’s tongue, as we make our way through uncertain times.

What keeps community leaders awake at night?

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 11th December 2019 -  A new report provides a roadmap for the sector’s big issues

Opinion

Why corporate boards need a charity perspective

David Crosbie, Thursday, 5th December 2019 -  What if one position on every corporate board had to be designated as a “community interest board director” position, asks Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.

Australian boards struggling with gender diversity

Luke Michael, Friday, 1st November 2019 -  The rate of women being appointed to boards has fallen more than 13 per cent

Opinion

Fly like an eagle

Lea Corbett, Tuesday, 13th August 2019 -  Map consulting group founder and director Lea Corbett challenges not for profits to fly like an eagle and maintain momentum for reform with the help of their board.

Not-for-profit governance in the spotlight

Contributor, Thursday, 8th August 2019 -  The Australian Institute of Company Directors is running a series of national events over the coming months, to explore the findings from this year’s Not-for-Profit Governance and Performance Study. 

NFP directors are working harder than ever, but is that a good thing?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  NFP directors are spending more days working on a single charity than ever before, posing a risk of management burn-out, new research shows. 
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