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As part of a government funded program of work, CBB is working with 80 disability service providers across South Australia, as they transition to NDIS. To kick off the program, we ran a survey with providers to understand what work they had done already, and how they felt they were performing, across six key areas: […]

Last month, we kicked off a major program assisting South Australian disability service providers’ transition to the NDIS. As part of our program development, we’ve been unpacking the focus areas disability service providers need to address to survive – and ultimately thrive – under the NDIS. Where to start? The obvious starting place is with […]

In previous parts of my series, Unlocking Performance, I have looked at job descriptions, a problem-solving approach to performance issues and the mission-critical leadership skills for NFP executives. Now to bring it all together, let’s discuss how you can improve your performance using 360 feedback. The true value of the 360 process is usually overlooked. […]

In Darwin last week Tony Burns, CEO of Telstra NT Business of the Year (2016) Helping People Achieve (HPA) and our Senior Marketing Consultant Meg Drechsler co-presented at our Community ExecNet event, Just do it: How to make marketing happen for your NFP. Meg and Tony’s brief was to inspire the audience to ‘make marketing […]

By Ron Yates, Senior Financial Consultant Over the past few months, we’ve written about the financial skills you need at board, leadership and finance team levels. These financial skills aren’t simply nice to have, they are integral to running a successful NFP. While there is a cost associated with getting your financial resourcing right, this […]

By Jane Arnott, General Manager, Consulting and Business Services Over the last few years there has been a shift gaining momentum in the corporate world. Business leaders are taking a more active role in philanthropy, beyond novelty cheques, media opportunities and one-off donations. Delivering social value alongside commercial value is now  being woven into the […]

By Andrea Collett, Senior HR Consultant Sometimes there just isn’t enough space to get a full understanding of a complex issue.  So why use words?  When our performance is not reaching the right heights, then maybe we can look at mathematics to help us.  Try this on for size – your comments and insights are […]