Tips for emerging leaders: Carly Green

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Introducing Carly Green, Human Resources Manager, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort (QLD)… MOVE OVER TALL POPPIES.  Carly is a lady who is comfortable in her leadership skin.  But it hasn’t always been like that for her.  Can you teach people to have initiative?  “Yes!” says Carly.  Join us as Carly shares her leadership journey and some ideas for developing a team …

#2 Flying Pigs at Number 20

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Week 2 of posts to inspire you in your leadership journey and through the week.  “…If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;     If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster     And treat those two impostors just the same; …” full version here Rudyard Kipling, IF  Leadership As …

#1 Flying pigs at number 20

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This is the first of who knows how many weekly posts. Posts to inspire you in your leadership journey and through your week. Perhaps you may not consider yourself as a leader and in the land of the ‘tall poppy’ it’s quite likely that you don’t. But for just a moment let yourself embrace the idea of you as a …

Baby-Tooth “forget the government”

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This track from Baby-tooth (Sam Jarrett) who I met at ‘the Youthie’, a highly innovative youth centre in Nambucca Heads (NSW). It’s so inspiring to hear the message of freedom – self-determination and appreciation of family and community come from such a young person. Thanks Baby-Tooth, I feel the fire in my belly again. CHECK IT OUT (warning, explicit content): Forget …

Fundraising, a teen perspective

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My son (now 13)  has been raised in an entrepreneurial environment so it doesn’t really surprise me that when his Fiverr account hit 20,000 views per month he asked if I’d like to buy a link – $10 per month or $15 for lifetime. So when he started following online gamers I was annoyed (from a parenting perspective) but simultaneously curious …

Small change equals big change

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How would you support the social purpose that you care about if you had one hundred and forty bucks in your hand? I wasn’t quite sure what I’d hear when I cast this challenge to the inspiring group of workshop participants in our social change workshop yesterday. But I was delighted with the responses: They told me they could: * …

Am I a leader?

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How often do you ask yourself the question; “Am I a leader?” If you work in the community sector chances are you don’t ask the question very often, if ever. And why would you? Leaders are the first ones with their heads on the chopping block, they have big decision to make, they are the meat in the sandwich wedged between …

The commodity of connection

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If your organisation relies on government funding for survival no doubt you’re starting to get a bit worried about the future.  A few weeks ago I posted an introduction to Evolve Network’s ‘giving’ series which commenced with the feature on giving that brings community together. Over the next few weeks I’m going to share some ideas with you about engaging philanthropic …