Making a difference matters

An Employment Primer for Generation Z

“Ralph Penning talks about his working life and philosophy and
reflects on the state of the Third Sector in Aotearoa New

Good is something you do, not something you talk about.
Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket. –

Gino Bartali

This is both a career retrospective and a reflection to encourage others to consider employment or governance in the voluntary non-profit sector. 

As Brendon Ward, CEO of the Australasian Society of Association Executives so aptly put it in his foreword to The Future of Associations by Omar Soker: “From the beds we sleep
in to the clothes we wear, the cars we drive on the roads and bridges we travel on, the design and construction of the offices we work in and the homes we live in, to the professional services we access and the charities we benefit from, there is an association working hard to improve products, services professionalism, public policy and ultimately society”. It is this area in which I spent much of my career and that I recommend to my successors as a deserving employment and deployment sector.

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