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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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By: Cherry Birch On: February 5, 2020

I am delighted to be the guest speaker for Lorissa Garcia later this month at her HR Round Table. I am excited to be addressing the financial aspects of being perceived as a trusted business partner. If you are in an HR role, then you have probably heard: “HR...

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