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Keeping the statisticians honest

Keeping the statisticians honest

Andy Fryar December 1, 2006 1

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – DECEMBER 2006 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Mark Twain was once quoted as saying there are ‘lies, damn lies and statistics’ , and this month I want to take the

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Volunteer Management: the Steve Irwin way

Volunteer Management: the Steve Irwin way

Andy Fryar November 1, 2006 0

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – NOVEMBER 2006 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Like many people, I was shocked with the sudden death of Australian wildlife crusader Steve Irwin recently. His untimely death struck a chord

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Tales from the Dark Side

Tales from the Dark Side

Andy Fryar October 1, 2006 10

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – OCTOBER 2006 By guest hot topic writer, DJ Cronin with OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Our Hot Topic this month is contributed by DJ Cronin, a Volunteer Program Manager from Brisbane who

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Volunteer management and activism – a new partnership?

Volunteer management and activism – a new partnership?

Andy Fryar September 1, 2006 9

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – SEPTEMBER 2006 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar “Let him that would move the world, first move himself.” (Socrates) Most of what I write in this column each month relates directly

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Fight or flee – the choice is yours

Fight or flee – the choice is yours

Andy Fryar August 1, 2006 2

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – AUGUST 2006 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar A colleague and I were recently faced with the following scenario that involved volunteers working in a hospital environment. Volunteers had been undertaking

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An interview with Linda Graff

An interview with Linda Graff

Andy Fryar July 1, 2006 1

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – JULY 2006 By Linda Graff with OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Next month, Canadian trainer and author Linda Graff will visit Australia for the second time. Her workshops around the country

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Are we evolving into a new look profession?

Are we evolving into a new look profession?

Andy Fryar June 1, 2006 3

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – JUNE 2006 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar Having recently had the privilege of returning from another trip abroad, I am more convinced than ever that the profession of volunteer management

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Beware the complacent VPM!

Beware the complacent VPM!

Andy Fryar May 1, 2006 0

OzVPM HOT TOPIC – MAY 2006 By OzVPM Director, Andy Fryar I recently spent a few nights in the pearling community of Broome, which for those of you unfamiliar with Australian geography, is located

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