Social Innovation Academy (SINA) – Transforming Challenges into Possibilities

It was serendipity that brought my daughter Jasmine and I to the Ugandan village campus of SINA, the Social Innovation Academy, in 2016. While visiting other organizations we support in the region, we booked a stay at SINA thinking it was an alternative B&B. Within minutes, we knew we’d landed in an extraordinary place. The […]

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5 Ways to Make a Difference in Your Community

In May, with our colleagues at Thinking Partners we co-hosted the Vancouver edition of the Canadian Values Conversations, and had the privilege of hearing from some Vancouver BC residents about what matters most to them.

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Making Music Not Noise: Culture Change at a Top Asset Management Company

Over the past two years the Marketing Leadership Team (MLT) at Capital Group/American Funds, one of the largest and most successful asset management companies in the world, has embarked on a large-scale culture change journey. Their aim: to build a world-class, customer-centered marketing department.

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Embracing Change Spurs Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver to Chart Successful Future Course

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Co-Creating a Canada by Design – Canadian Values Conversations, Vancouver

On May 1st, 2018, 50 people gathered at Christ Church Cathedral in the heart of Vancouver, BC, to be part of a conversation about what matters most to them. The Vancouver event was part of a national initiative: the Canadian Values Conversations, which aims to “create a national awareness and an understanding about values to […]

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Collaborative Strategy Is Key to Growth and Innovation for these Trailblazing Credit Unions

Credit Unions are, by their very nature, co-operative, founded on the 7 International Co-Operative Principles. However, in an era where digitization is transforming – disrupting even – the financial services industry, strategic collaboration is proving key for a group of credit unions looking to not only safeguard their place in the industry, but to grow, […]