New Year’s resolutions. Every year many of us make them and try to stick to them. In fact, at this time of year there is no shortage of advice on how to keep on track and succeed. I would like to share how to take a fun and different approach to your resolutions this year.
For the last couple of years instead of making a list of New Year’s resolutions I have chosen a word that describes what I would like to focus on in the year ahead – a New Year’s Theme. Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, suggests this practice as well. It summarizes your goals in one overarching theme for the...
Carol Neuman, Vantage Point’s Director of Learning, shares her insights on the topic: Board Committee Structure: Going Lean. To my surprise, in order to get at the root of the topic, Carol ends up talking about melon-ballers and frying pans. From Carol’s vantage point, “going lean” on committees means paring back to the key essentials and taking intentional care to regularly review terms of reference, while reserving task forces for project-specific work, as needed.
Carol holds a Masters in Communications and Culture from the University of...
It’s official. The new Societies Act comes into force on November 28, 2016.
The new legislation addresses many of the common complaints of the current BC Society Act and introduces changes to allow societies to operate more effectively while simultaneously protecting public interest. Some of the changes include:
Qualifications of Directors
Reporting on Remuneration of Directors, Employees and Contractors