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From little things big things grow
1 February 2022 | Denise Cullen
The Investing in Greatness program helps young multicultural professionals achieve their potential with astute mentoring — and support and direction from the AICD.
Walking the (board) walk
1 December 2021 | Denise Cullen
For more than a decade, the AICD Chair’s Mentoring program has been opening career pathways in the boardroom.
Game, mindset, match
1 August 2021 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
As the pandemic moves through its second year, business as usual doesn’t cut it any more. Performance coach Ben Crowe says leaders need to look within for connection and purpose.
Towards Gender Parity: Lessons from the Past – Directions for the Future
30 July 2021
New research by the University of Queensland Business School reveals how Australia became one of only three countries to have reached 30 per cent women on its top-listed company boards without legisl...
How AICD's Chair's Mentoring Program can help your board career
1 August 2020 | Denise Cullen
Former RetireAustralia CEO Alison Quinn used the AICD Chair's Mentoring Program to prepare for the next stage of her career. Her mentor, Guy Cowan, says the benefits of mentoring go both ways.
Why every director needs a millennial mentor
1 September 2019
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
1 April 2019 | Lucinda Schmidt
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
1 November 2018 | Stuart Ridley
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
26 September 2018 | Victoria Tilbury
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
1 August 2018 | Stuart Ridley
Catholic Healthcare general manager Therese Adami GAICD got her first board role after being mentored by lawyer and experienced director Kirsten Mander FAICD.