Working with Conflict

Given conflict is a normal, expected and inevitable across all elements of our lives, how do we work better with conflict and use it as an opportunity? Rikki Mawad writes how understanding conflict, improving communication, self-awareness and changing behaviour are the foundations for conflict competency.   Understanding Conflict What do we mean when we say […]

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Business Plans – When to have one

A business plan identifies the uniqueness and purpose of a corporate body and sets out its strategic intent for how it will achieve its charter. They put flesh on the bones of a business entity in a written record, whether it be for an internal or external audience. www.business.gov.au  defines business plans as: A business […]

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Secretariat to a Not for Profit Board………… more than taking minutes?

Secretariat …… an office responsible for the secretarial, clerical, and administrative affairs of a legislative body, board/executive council, or organisation. A number of tasks can fall under the heading of secretariat responsibilities. In organisations with a volunteer Board, the roles of the Secretary and Public Officer are often undertaken by the CEO and staff. Providing clarity as to who does […]

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