Three reflective moments I had watching this video 1. This was refreshing:  The manner in which we conduct ourselves speaks volumes about our character and values. In a world surrounded by security cameras catching every wrong move, I love this refreshing compilation of everything that is GOOD in people, caught on camera. Making an IMPACT…

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Netflix Culture Manifesto Whether you are a Netflix lover or not, the essence of what is in this slideshare presentation speaks to the heart of what an impactful workplace looks and feels like.  Christine McLeod, Chief Possibilities Officer and founder of Impact People Practices & Canada’s Social Workplace Summit Impact99 is always on the hunt…

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How it all started… Get in the time machine and head waaaayyyy back to April 2011! It all started on Google of all places… yes, Google has been a place where I have spent a lot of time doing research, and this exact day in early April 2011 was no exception. I had been asked…

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If you don’t keep score, how will you know when you win? The focus and engagement level of a team that is aligned in its goal, clear on its mission and committed from all angles to achieving specific results… is a force to be reckoned with. When an organization has well articulated goals, strategies, objectives……

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I feel incredibly lucky to be part of several different COMMUNITIES. There is of course the community I live in, the communities I network with, work with and play with. Communities of peers, colleagues, professionals. Online communities; In-person communities. There is brilliance within each of us and when we become part of something larger than…

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If people are an organization’s most important assets, then I’m going to put myself out there and say the most important leaders are the NEW LEADERS:That first level of team lead, supervisor or assistant manager who steps up from frontline to manage their peers. Team lead. Key holder. Supervisor. Senior staff. Assistant Manager. The titles…

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Titles are a funny thing. I recognize the need to categorize the  work people do, but I question whether in today’s business environment they are accurate. Prior to starting Impact People Practices,  I was hired to lead the People side of a luxury hotel management company. The owners believed if we could attract and retain the…

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Ed Pitoniak is one of those leaders who inspires, who sees the brilliance in others and whose visionary style of communication helps align and challenge individuals to reach great heights. He is currently the Board Director & Comp Committee Chair, Ritchie Brothers (NYSE: RBA)

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