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How disability service providers can become more customer-centric

A practical guide for providers looking to be more effective and efficient in supporting customers.+Podcast

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Are you really focused on your clients?

Prompts to help you reflect on how well you know your clients and what they need, drawing upon the SVA Fundamentals for Impact.

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How to go about a non-profit merger

A how-to guide for non-profit organisations exploring whether a merger is right for them and, if so, how to go about it. +Podcast

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SVA Fundamentals for Impact: are you doing good?

The SVA Fundamentals for Impact enable organisations to assess whether they are being effective and how they can do better. Why and how was the framework developed? +Audio

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Kickstarting an innovation strategy

Four organisations in the disability sector share how and why they responded to sector changes by launching an innovation strategy. + Podcast

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Strategy and stakeholder engagement

Executive Director’s note from Issue 2, November 2012.

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To consult or to insult?

Are you consulting with staff for the right reasons and in the best way? This article explains why, and at which stages, it is important to consult as you develop your strategic plan.

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The first 100 days of a CEO’s tenure

Have you ever wondered about the best way to navigate those initial critical days in the top job? Six non-profit CEOs talk about how to make the best impact and impression.

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If focus is so good for non-profits, why do so few do it

Is your organisation focused? And if not, what’s getting in the way? Discover the three common obstacles to focus – and how to overcome them.

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Avoiding strategy ping pong: The board’s role in strategy development

Avoid strategy development feeling like a game of table tennis between board and management by getting clear on roles upfront and know when and how they might need to change.

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Seeing eye to eye with stakeholders

Find out how CERA involved key partners and stakeholders in developing its strategy resulting in stronger relationships, clarity on roles and a better plan.

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Shared planning: Letting staff determine your direction

Having no fixed idea on the future direction of Alzheimer’s Australia NSW, The Hon. John Watkins engaged stakeholders to develop a strategy that reflected their combined views.

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