You’d be forgiven for thinking that to have the top job you need to have loads of industry experience. What I’ve found is this isn’t always the case. Sure, for some jobs, it’s crucial to understand the company, the industry and the overarching space intimately. But for others, it’s just as crucial to have some outsider perspective. Which is exactly what I had coming into the CEO position with Victorian not-for-profit, State Schools Relief. STARTING OUT I grew up the daughter of Greek immigrants and, right from the start, I learnt the importance of hard work. My parents always stressed the importance of education, and while leadership was not something…

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