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Meet this year's Cohort

This week we welcomed this year's cohort to the CELF Elevate Leadership Programme.   The residential programme sets up the journey and  cemenst relationships for the 9months ahead and beyond.  It is a time to   review, reflect and connect. Thank you to our partners who make this programme a reality and who believe in growing our leaders for a stronger Waikato....

August 30, 2019

Class of 2019 Graduates

The Community and Enterprise Leadership Foundation (CELF) celebrated the graduation of the Elevate Leadership Class of 2019 at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts On Friday 12 April. Julian Williams, 2016 CELF Alumnus MC'd the evening with passion and aplomb.  John Cook, Chair of CELF and Neil Quigley, The University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor acknowledged the partnership between CELF and the University to deliver the  Elevate Programme and the significance and...

April 17, 2019

COMMUNITY CITIZEN

 - Co-Founder & CELF Trustee David Irving, has formulated a series, reflecting on his leadership and experiences.  Look for the golden nuggets - there are  plenty.  The first in the series looks at the importance of knowing your community and warns of working and living in silos....

April 2, 2019

Save the Date

The world is facing challenges like never before. Globalization, workforce challenge, climate change and depleting natural resources, technology convergence, and need for community citizenship,...

February 12, 2019

A New Standard of Leadership

Bill George wrote in the Harvard Business School article about four titans of leadership,  who defined a new era in business during the past decade.  All of  these leaders have recently finished their tenures:  PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi, Unilever’s Paul Polman, Mayo Clinic’s John Noseworthy, and US Bancorp’s Richard Davis. Bill looks at how each of these leaders recognised  the need for business to contribute to society in meaningful ways, not just profit from it.&nb...

January 16, 2019

7 Ways to Avoid Self-Sabotage

REPOST:    BY RYAN PENDELL Have you seen The Onion headline "Study: Anxiety Resolved By Thinking About It Real Hard"?If you have multiple Strategic Thinking themes in CliftonStrengths (Strategic, Intellection, Learner, Ideation, Analytical, etc.) -- this headline probably sums up your daily struggle pretty well. When in doubt, think more!A tendency toward strategic thinking has a lot of benefits on a team. You can identify roadblocks for others far in advance. ...

January 9, 2019

“Keeping up with the Kaumatua”

Until I met Rangimahora Reddy, I did not know anything about Rauawaawa Kaumatua Charitable Trust (Rauawaawa), its location, the depth and breath of services it offers across health and well-being, education and activities to support and enhance the quality of life of Kaumatua. I was impressed.  The warmth of welcome, the immediate sense of community and a strong feeling of belonging – gosh what more could one want of a community facility. Rauawaawa is located in Colombo Street, Frankton, ...

December 19, 2018

Kingsley Fink – Tristam Marine

Waikato Business News talks to Kingsley Fink about Tristram Marine, the journey of the business and of his experience of the CELF programme.Kingsley’s reflected on his learnings and insight gained from the programme and of the valuable connections he has made. ...

August 13, 2018

Alumni appointed as new CEO to Xtreme Zero Waste

Congratulations Cheryl, CELFie Alumni 2018 takes the lead at Raglans leading community enterprise Xtreme Zero Waste. Xtreme Chair, Fiona McNabb said, “The stage one focus for Cheryl to undertake is to strengthen and re-position the core business before we launch into this new phase of […]...

August 4, 2018

CELF has appointed a new executive director.

The Community & Enterprise Leadership Foundation (CELF) has appointed a new executive director. Tania Witheford will take up the position from July 9, 2018.Tania has spent the past four years as Cambridge Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive officer. During her time there, the membership base has grown, and she further developed a strong family of sponsors and partners. Throughout her career Tania has shown that she is a strong advocate for the business community.  “Tania is very ...

June 28, 2018

Congratulations to our Class of 2018 CELFies

We are so very proud to announce the third CELF Elevate Programme cohort, with new and returning sponsors. Congratulations on your selection and participation in the 2017 – 2018 programme! Click here for more information....

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