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Two Questions for Boards 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

Two Questions for Boards

Just like that, and we’ve entered the last quarter of the financial year. No doubt there’s a board meeting or two coming up in your calendar where the agenda will…

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Putting Theory into Practice 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

Putting Theory into Practice

Over the past two weeks, we’ve looked at ways to make better boards. The donkey wheel teams sees that there is potential in each board to be unlocked to add value…

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At the Top of Your Board Agenda 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

At the Top of Your Board Agenda

Last week we discussed that boards – although crucial to organisational governance and success – can be frustrating places to serve. One way of addressing this is to take Dr…

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Adding Real Value to Your Board 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

Adding Real Value to Your Board

Boards – whether we sit on them or report to them, we all have frustrations to share.  There are boards where it’s quicker to read War and Peace in the…

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Improvisation and Design in Social Impact 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

Improvisation and Design in Social Impact

This article first appeared in The Good Design Awards Yearbook. For more information on the awards, please go to https://good-design.org Two reasons social change projects often fail to deliver their…

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It was the Best of Lockdowns, it was the Worst of Lockdowns… 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

It was the Best of Lockdowns, it was the Worst of Lockdowns…

With apologies to Charles Dickens, Melbourne sometimes feels like a ‘A Tale of Two Cities’. There’s lockdown Melbourne, gritting her teeth and doing what she can to get by. And…

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Courageous Creativity

donkey wheel has never wanted to be the centre of attention through supporting changemakers. Our aim is to fund changemakers who support a multitude of changemakers, thereby making an exponential difference in our society.   One such organisation is Australian Progress. In this ‘unprecedented’ year of bushfires, pandemics and lockdowns, just imagine starting…

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Finding Beauty in the World 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

Finding Beauty in the World

And isn’t that the meaning of life? To find beauty in ourselves, in the world, and in others?  (Risa Mickenberg, Screenwriter)   Here we are. The financial year is about to end…but…

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The Better Normal 150 150 MAKE IT BETTER TABLE

The Better Normal

The Make it Better Table will soon be launching a Better Normal Design Lab. There are many discussions about making the most of this crisis to reform elements and systems…

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