The commute may be a breeze, but having your partner and family sharing your office space could have its downsides. And how are you getting on with your imaginary friend from accounts or HR? Here are my ten top tips for dealing with the new normal
Monitoring and evaluation are a key part of non-profit life. Measuring the impact of projects is vital. It allows us to confront our assumptions, see where we can improve, and prove that what we’re doing adds value.
Poor M&E is as bad as no M&E at all. If you’re struggling with implementation of an effective process or are looking at things you can improve, there’s software that can help. But what do you need? And where do you start?
In my family, Australia Day has always meant my sister’s birthday. Not once in 48 years can I remember doing anything vaguely patriotic on the day itself – in fact, my key memory from when we were young is my mother frantically trying to buy out-of-season strawberries for my sister’s birthday cake (not so easy in the 70s). But with the government threatening local councils who dare to move citizenship ceremonies and an increasingly loud call for a change of date, I was prompted to think about what, if anything, business can learn from Australia Day and its myriad meanings.
Balancing working from home with a toddler too? It’s doable.
In an ideal world, I would have sat down with a hot cup of coffee and jotted down a few ideas on my notepad before spending an uninterrupted hour writing and proofing this blog post.