20Jan
By: Cherry Birch On: January 20, 2021

You may have seen on Social Media a similar image with the comment “Not to alarm you, but Mad Max was set in 2021”. Let’s hope that is not the case! Clearly 2020 was a challenging year for everyone in one form or another and saw many businesses irreparably...

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22Dec
By: Cherry Birch On: December 22, 2020

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the FTA family! Check out the winner of the 2020 FTA alternative Christmas Carol – Silent Night!

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05Oct
By: Cherry Birch On: October 5, 2020

Back in March, an associate and good friend, invited me to partner with her as she took the workshops which we had been running together completely online. I declined. Six months later, virtual training sessions have become a way of life for us and if there was a Certificate...

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01Jul
By: Cherry Birch On: July 1, 2020

Like most people I have attended numerous webinars over the last few months and one poll question raised in a webinar this week was whether the COVID-19 pandemic had had a positive impact on organisations. The majority thought it had.  So I decided to reflect on what have been...

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15Apr
By: Cherry Birch On: April 15, 2020

Last month I wrote my first blog with this title. I commented that I thought ‘unprecedented’ would be the most used word in 2020, and today one of my connections on LinkedIn thought that ‘pivot’ was another one – which she was already sick of hearing. So, hopefully without...

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07Apr
By: Cherry Birch On: April 7, 2020

  Hosted by Lorissa Garcia with special guest speaker Cherry Birch February 2020 CALLING ALL #HR #PeoplePeople Listen in to Lorissa Garcia’s February Virtual HR Roundtable, where HR Practitioners and Leaders from across the globe will get insights on how understanding People, Money and Metrics can give you the...

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30Mar
By: Cherry Birch On: March 30, 2020

CoachAid20 is open for bookings with sessions commencing on Monday 30th March CoachAid20 is a platform where you are provided with a free one-hour coaching conversation with a Professional Coach, anywhere in the world, to work through a professional issue you may have, due to you working from home....

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24Mar
By: Cherry Birch On: March 24, 2020

I was reflecting overnight that ‘unprecedented’ is on track to be the most used word in 2020! None of us have seen anything like this before and we are all impacted. Like many of you, our work at Financial Training Australia has been severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic....

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18Mar
By: Cherry Birch On: March 18, 2020

This week I was reminded once again of the need to help Board members with their financial literacy. Despite our lessons from Centro, my observation is that many people are joining Boards – especially Not for Profit ones – without having had the benefit, and/or possibly not recognising the...

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17Feb
By: Cherry Birch On: February 17, 2020

A recent survey by Oracle has highlighted what many of us have seen time and time again – Finance sees things differently from Operations! The results revealed: Finance leaders expect to spend more on marketing, IT, sales, and payroll this year. 63% of non-finance execs say they expect higher...

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