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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.
The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience is going global
29 June 2018 | Ivan Ah Sam
Founder Jack Manning Bancroft is scaling the not for profit for global impact.
Two Up: Footy Startup Champions
24 January 2018
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
31 October 2017
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
31 October 2017
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
13 September 2017
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...
1 September 2017 | Louise Petschler MAICD
The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Louise Petschler provides a monthly round-up of the Advocacy team’s projects