Leadership

The relationship between citizens and their governments is changing but we don’t know what it looks like yet.
Like many of the institutions we thought unshakeable, the way we do government, our representative democracy, is up for grabs.

All over the world citizen-led movements are popping up, in response to their governments’ handling of a range of areas such as the global financial crisis, the refugee crisis, climate change.

We are ready for shared, collaborative leadership approaches between government and its citizens.

That means realising that we are the leaders of our own lives and have potential to lead our families, friends and communities toward a more equal future.

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Take Me To Your Board S01E08: Performance

For an organisation to work towards its purpose, it must have clear goals and timeframes within which to achieve them. In this episode, Bridget and Cameron are joined by Chair of the Tasmanian Community Fund, Sally Darke, to examine best practice around measuring and reporting on financial and non-financial outcomes.

Take Me To Your Board S01E07: Stakeholder Engagement

In this episode, Bridget and Cameron focus on Principle 8 of the AICD Not-for-profit Governance Principles and are joined by Chief Executive Officer of Diabetes Tasmania and experienced board member, Caroline Wells, to unpack the UK Passport Authority debacle.

Take Me To Your Board S01E06: Conduct and Compliance

What can the long, drawn-out case of Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency teach us about governance? In this episode, Bridget and Cameron are joined by the Chief Executive Officer of Hobart based disability service Nexus Inc and seasoned board member, Mark Jessop, to interrogate conduct and compliance through a not-for-profit lens.

Take Me To Your Board S01E05: Purpose and Strategy

As outlined in Principle 1 of the AICD Not-for-profit Governance Principles, an organisations purpose must be clear and there must be a strategy that sets out how that purpose will be achieved. In this episode, Bridget and Cameron are joined by the General Manager of Tasmanian Leaders and experienced board member, Angela Driver, to unpack what went wrong with Kodak and discuss how purpose and strategy could have saved the photography behemoth.

Take Me To Your Board S01E04: Culture

Good culture, as outlined in Principle 10 of the AICD Not-for-profit Governance Principles, can get an organisation a very long way. In this episode, Bridget and Cameron look at the American multinational ride-hailing company Uber and what can go wrong when a board fails to value it’s culture with the help of Heather Chong.

TasCOSS Life Membership

TasCOSS’s Life Members demonstrate true leadership qualities. Life Membership is awarded at the discretion of the TasCOSS Board for outstanding service to TasCOSS and the Tasmanian community services industry.