Pay it forward. Kindness as a value in life and at work.

Watch these two videos and then reflect for a moment what they share in common. Easy to spot the differences, but reach for the connections, not the differences: We are at a cross roads. The world is shifting to a higher level of consciousness and social media is the conduit by which we can access this shift in ways that are subtle, constant and authentic....

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We don’t do our best work @work

I came accross this Ted talk which I wanted to share with you because it resonnates with me and so many entrepreneurs I know. The hypothesis is that companies or non profits have a number of people that do "work" for them and somehow, somewhere... it was decided that a physical space, with tables and chairs and computers and phone and a shared kitchen and maybe a few other things were...

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The power of ONE. $1 per fan. ONE big need.

For the first 1000 fans of the Impact People Practices Facebook page, I am donating $1 per fan to a charity close to my heart. ONE fan, ONE dollar. ONE big need. So the first 1000 fans of Impact People Practices aren't just joining a community on Facebook of innovative leaders passionate about creating more connected workplaces. They are also raising  $1000 towards BC Children's Hospital...

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Challenge… by choice

Jen Segger is one of Canada's top adventure athletes. She is  an incredible coach, an entrepreneur and happens to be a good friend as well. She has achieved more in her life to date from a challenge standpoint than most of us would dream in about in a lifetime. Last fall Jen did something that had never been done; She started at the Northern tip of Vancouver Island and 750km (and only 96...

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Validation and Employee Engagement

This is a very well done classic video on the power of "validation." How do you see the links between what you watch here and employee engagement? The video is about 16 minutes long but worth every...

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