We Aussies have long prided ourselves on taking care of the less fortunate and those in need. But in our desire to do good, our traditional thinking and old-fashioned attitudes could be dooming many charities and human service providers to extinction.
The world is fast changing for not-for-profits. It’s an interesting paradox that while businesses in the commercial sector are increasingly adopting initiatives to boost their cred as social and community-minded champions, the not-for-profit sector is under growing pressure to...
Chief Executive Officer
John Carroll has over 30 years' experience in Australia, Southern Africa and the U.K. as a business leader, brand and business strategist, speaker, consultant and trainer. He is Chief Executive Officer of Meals on Wheels Mid North Coast Limited Co CEO Omnicare Alliance, where he is leading the organisation through a series of major changes in preparation for the new aged care environment. He is also a professional speaker and writer with a driving passion for people development.
It used to be, especially in home care, that a few people with a kind and caring nature could sustain a valuable service to the senior citizens of their local area. We owe a debt of gratitude to those community-spirited people who've been involved.
There are still many services overseen by volunteer management committees or boards made up of people who have served for many years. Some of these have accepted, even embraced, the change that is happening in aged...