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Wed 9 Apr 2014, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Rd, Mt Wellington, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • FINZ Member - Early Bird (incl GST): $389.00
  • Non Member - Early Bird (incl GST): $489.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: ashley29

Led by: Gail Perry, Fired-Up Fundraising (USA)
Presented by: Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ)

Is your board engaged, excited about your mission and ready for action? Consultant and coach Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE, will present her Fired-Up System of seven steps to ignite your board’s passion and energise its culture. Boards and staff members alike enjoy her practical, out-of-the box approach for firing up the well-meaning volunteers who serve on your board.

Discover new strategies for changing your board’s culture, creating new enthusiasm and putting them to work where you need them. You’ll learn simple new ways to inspire your board to a higher calling and evoke a deeper commitment. You’ll learn new ways to engage your board and get the most out of your board members.

This session turns traditional board governance on its head by focusing not on process but on attitude and mind-set. You will learn the motivational and psychological aspects of building a high-performing team/board of directors.

- Five critical things board members want - and how you can deliver them
- Overcome the ‘All Talk and No Action’ syndrome
- Secrets to a painless elevator speech
- Evoking your board members’ hidden passion
- How field trips can awaken new energy
- Mission possible: 12 ways to liven up a board meeting
- How to bring your mission alive in your board members’ hearts.
- Why social time matters.
- How to create trust and collegiality on the board.

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