Articles by Michelle Taylor
Michelle has worked in corporate, government and non-profit organisations in Australia, Mexico, the United States and Thailand. She began as a trouble-shooter in finance and administration and moved on to strategic planning and relationship management. In 2009 Michelle completed an 18-month assignment as a volunteer management advisor for an indigenous NGO in the Solomon Islands. She returned to Australia with a strong commitment to helping non-profit organisations.
Why Am I on this Board? One Question, Three Ways
Asking Board members to answer one simple question in three slightly different ways can unearth the reasons they’ve lost their passion. Their answers can also provide vital clues about how to reignite the flame. You’re ploughing your way through another tedious non-profit board meeting and it hits you: What am I doing here? Why aren’t I spending my Saturday relaxing? Where’s my passion gone? Am I making a difference? Why am I so bored?