This piece on making a social footprint, is based on the idea of purposeful living. In this blog post written by Warren Nilsson of Organization Unbound, two individuals, from a small organization in Montreal called L’Abri en Ville, speak about the exchange of giving that takes place when those who volunteer become positively affected by… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Reflection
It costs Outward Bound $2,000 to send one woman who has suffered violence to a transformational experience in the Canadian Wilderness. The Women of Courage (WOC) program helps participants discover their strengths and provides the tools to allow these strengths to be used confidently in daily life. I want to fundraise enough money to allow… Read more »
Seth Godin posted a great blog on October 16th titled “I Don’t Get It” (see a full copy of the blog posting at the end of this message). In it, he points to the more and more common, and quite frightening, trend of people quickly giving up when facing complexity or not understanding what is… Read more »
We are privileged to feature a blog written by Jay Woo, the newly appointed CEO and President of the CAA Group of Companies. Jay and his Team are truly committed to championing a culture of engagement and transparency at CAA. This is also a reflection of his personal values and beliefs and resonates in all… Read more »
In business, we can build on the kindness we experience with each other now by encouraging more collaborative approaches to mandates, projects or tasks.
1. Follow Your Curiosity “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” 2. Perseverance is Priceless “It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” 3. Focus on the Present “Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss… Read more »
When reflecting on the lives of many of our clients, I see that that it is that dash of courage which is the magical ingredient that contributes to organizational success.
Alan Cohen, a psychotherapist, asks in his lectures: “who is dissatisfied with their work?” Seventy-five percent of the audience raise their hands.
Cohen has created a twelve step system to help people rediscover their “purpose”
Recently, I came across this quote: “The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered, ‘Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result… Read more »