Topic: Mentoring

The practice whereby a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person.


Why every director needs a millennial mentor

Older generations of bosses will benefit from a reverse mentoring relationship with younger employees, argues Jan Owen AM.

Why every aspiring director should consider a mentor

The AICD Chair's Mentoring Program pairs aspiring directors with some of Australia's most influential business leaders. Here, they share the lessons that go both ways.

6 tips for building your board career

Marketing expert Andrew Baxter once pitched campaigns to Jarther Taylor, CEO of Datarati. Now Baxter is drawing on his own board career to mentor Taylor in his new role.

6 differentiating skills of women CEOs

A report by the Korn Ferry Institute in collaboration with the AICD found that women CEOs were more likely to have strong skills in six areas.

5 tips for finding the right mentor

Catholic Healthcare general manager Therese Adami GAICD got her first board role after being mentored by lawyer and experienced director Kirsten Mander FAICD.

The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience is going global

Founder Jack Manning Bancroft is scaling the not for profit for global impact.

Two Up: Footy Startup Champions

Tony Shepherd AO MAICD, chair of the Greater Western Sydney Giants AFL team, and GWS non-executive director Rebekah Giles MAICD are advocates of diversity of thought and freely bounce ideas off each o...

How to find a directorship

For the aspiring director, finding a directorship involves the creation of opportunities. Most aspirants will start small, usually in the not-for-profit sector. As you gain boardroom experience and bu...

Key competencies for directors

The board is responsible for ensuring that it has represented on it the skills, knowledge and experience needed to effectively steer the company forward. Directors will be appointed to the board becau...

3 things to remember when starting your search for a NFP board role

Aspiring directors face stiff competition when looking to find a board position, and the not-for-profit sector is no exception. Three experienced NFP directors give their top tips on how to approach l...
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