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12 May 2017

Why warmth is the underappreciated skill leaders need.  Social psychologists have observed that our perception of other people is based on two things, how capable, successful, and intelligent we consider  the person to be and how likeable or trustworthy a person...

12 May 2017

“No question vexes the social sector more than how to make the leap from incremental progress to actually solving social problems.” Two new articles in the Achieving Transformative Scale series.  The first is...

12 May 2017

Is this how discrimination ends? notes that current workshops and programs designed to eliminate people’s hidden prejudices are not always effective.  The article explores the research around implicit bias and how this could be incorporated into training to help people understand...

12 May 2017

Australia’s First Social Impact Bond for People Living with Mental Illness has been released.  The New South Wales government selected Flourish Australia to roll out the community-based Resolve Program, providing crisis care to people with a...

12 May 2017

Be prepared, not scared — staying relevant through change. Change is inevitable and irreversible but if it is to be achieve the requisite outcomes it is essential that management has the skill and desire to make the change effective.  Both agility and innovation have been found to be two of...

11 May 2017

Two articles in Pro Bono News look at issues that are of broad interest to the community sector:  Commonwealth to Fund Social Impact Investing and...

11 May 2017

Two articles from Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Collaboration Game: Solving the Puzzle of Nonprofit Partnership and...

11 May 2017

The Australian Institute of Company Directors released it’s Director Sentiment Index. More than 30% of the survey respondents were directors in the NGO sector. It found that Australia’s board directors are more confident than they have been in the past six years.

11 May 2017

According to an article in Harvard Business Review A face-to-face request is 34 times more successful than an email, recent research has shown that people overestimate their ability to be persuasive in writing and underestimate how effective they can be talking face-to-face.

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