For those who know me best, it will not be a surprise that I always write New Year’s resolutions before the start of the next year!
These resolutions are really a set of guiding principles or an opportunity to re-set your intent. I have always believed goal setting is very motivating.
While you may not care what my 2015 New Year’s resolutions were, what I learned in the process may offer some insights. Importantly, they also guide our expectations for 2016.
Continue reading 5 hot topics in 2015
Over the past months we have focused each Friday on a different charity. Our Charity Spotlights reinforce our ethos in finding ways to be socially responsible.
While we have no new charity spotlight on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day we especially think of all those who are alone, homeless, in poverty and in desperate need. Here is a quick round-up of the charity spotlights we have featured.
Continue reading Reflecting on our Charity Spotlights
Habitat for Humanity is a wonderful illustration of those at risk of poverty, the wider community, non-profit and for-profit sectors collaborating together.
Habitat for Humanity has expanded substantially from its roots in Georgia, USA, in 1976. It has become a worldwide recognized non-profit driving force both in providing much needed support one family at a time, while also advocating strongly for those at risk of homelessness. In 2011, Habitat for Humanity Canada completed its 2,000th home and has now helped 2,700 families. You can read the last Habitat for Humanity Canada Progress Report here.
Continue reading Charity spotlight – Habitat for Humanity
McKinsey&Company report $44 billion in beyond-the-product solutions in the US alone. Here we explore how multi-national Med Tech corporations can develop health outcome models. Much of the success lies in creating sustainable cultural change owned by the healthcare system.
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Content is King. The Big Issue has remarkable content such that I would buy a copy for that fact alone over other magazines and papers. The Big Issue of course is so much more worthy than that accolade alone.
Continue reading Charity Spotlight – The Big Issue
The Blue Sea Philanthropy model appears quite remarkable to me. A why did I not think of that type brilliant idea.
The Blue Sea Philanthropy website captures this essence
“Blue Sea Philanthropy is a registered Canadian charity that exists to help other charities thrive financially by providing easy access to profitable turn-key fundraising events and services.”
Continue reading Charity Spotlight – Blue Sea Philanthropy