Too Much got the Gimmies

January 17, 2014

I observed something over the holidays. Some a little too up close and personal. This past holiday it seems that there were too many organizations suffering from the gimmies, otherwise known as greed, or making hay. Or at least that is certainly how it appears. What do I mean? I ordered my personal Christmas cards […]

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Happy New Year!

January 10, 2014

Happiness. We all seek it. We include it in many of our greetings. Some of us seem better at achieving it than others. What is it? A mindset? A mood? A way of looking at things? Over the Christmas break, I watched a documentary on Netflix called HAPPY – HAPPY is a feature-length documentary that […]

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Happy Holidays from PROVOKE

December 20, 2013

We hope that 2013 has been a very good year for you and that you are looking forward to 2014 with great possibility. We hope that you are taking time off to reflect, connect and refresh, just as we are. We will be back to our blogging in the New Year, but for now we […]

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What is the Right Thing?

December 13, 2013

I have had the privilege this year to work on a project that establishes effective communication principles around a very important and emotionally charged social topic – the wage gap in Canada. The journey I have been on this year with this topic has been profound.  It has challenged me on so many levels, and […]

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Dunbar’s Number

December 6, 2013

How many friends do you have on Facebook? Followers on Twitter? Connections on LinkedIn? How many social groups do you belong to? How many co-workers do you connect with? How often do you meet with family and friends? Connections to other people matter. In fact, research suggests that one of the greatest predictors of happiness […]

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