Charity Trustees’ Week – 12th to 16th Nov 2018
9 Nov 2018
Charity Trustees’ Week aims to recognise and celebrate the key role which volunteer charity trustees play in the governance and leadership of charities across Ireland. Charity Trustees’ Week is organised by a steering committee which includes Boardmatch Ireland, Charities Institute Ireland, Carmichael, Charities Regulator, Dóchas, Volunteer Ireland and The Wheel. For Charity Trustees’ Week, Carmichael…
Charities Governance Code
7 Nov 2018
The Charities Regulator has published the Charities Governance Code which can be downloaded here. Further information can be found on https://www.charitiesregulator.ie/en/information-for-charities/charities-governance-code.
Radio Interview: Our CEO Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí discusses our new Brand
4 Oct 2018
Our CEO Diarmaid speaks with Dublin City FM about the new Carmichael Brand Listen here
Spotlight: Show Racism the Red Card
30 Aug 2018
Discover more about the inspiring work of our resident member organisations, their impact and the difference they make to communities across the country. This month our featured story is Show Racism the Red Card. www.theredcard.ie Show Racism the Red Card is a charity set up to tackle racism. Through producing education resources harnessing the profile of…
Setting up a non-profit of any sort (community, voluntary, charity) can be an exciting project. People who are inspired to make a difference, to address unmet needs or to make a change in the way things work can achieve great things. It is almost impossible to make significant progress without involving others and organising the work that needs to be done. Sooner or later it becomes necessary to set up an organisation to progress ideas and take action – having the vision is only one step on the journey. If you want to create an organisation that will capture your vision and turn it into a reality a number of practical steps will have to be taken.
Do you really know how to prioritize?
In my experience, most of us are somewhere between okay and pretty awful when it comes to really understanding how to prioritize.
It tends to be a mixture of crisis management and those things that fall into the category of “things I like to do”!! Not great criteria!
So, what lessons on how to prioritize can we learn from the top performing CEOs that I have worked with?