Topic: Mentoring

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


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...

Advocacy update

The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Louise Petschler provides a monthly round-up of the Advocacy team’s projects

Want a seat at the board table?

Aspiring directors looking for a seat at the board table face stiff competition from other like-minded, ambitious individuals.

Agenda - Lessons in crisis management

In a high-profile United Airlines incident in April, a passenger was forcibly removed from the flight to accommodate a member of the airline’s flight crew. The resulting – and instant – public backlas...

Inside the Boardroom with Marina Go

Marina Go MAICD is a successful author and media executive, who over the last decade has made the transition to the boardroom. She is currently Chair of rugby league club Wests Tigers and is on the bo...
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