How long is your governance ‘year’?

Need for a key dates calendar Some of the smaller associations and community groups I have worked with have no staff, so volunteer directors and committee members are charged with doing all the work involved in running the organisation. I recently assisted one such group with the establishment of a Governance Committee, and part of… Continue reading How long is your governance ‘year’?

Identifying with purpose

When working with mentees, one of the key things I listen for is any statement beginning “I am …”. Such statements are a good indicator of how the mentee defines their personal identity. “I am …” statements often arise when discussing a mentee’s goals. I might first ask them to clarify their goals, and perhaps… Continue reading Identifying with purpose