Become a world changing entrepreneur

The Women’s Entreprise Centre of Manitoba is kicking off 2010 with an exciting series of seminars for women business owners as they build and develop their enterprises. Why is it so exciting you may ask? Well because iNSPiRED PRACTiCE will be part of this great line-up! I will be delivering an INTERACTIVE and ENGAGING seminar … Continue reading

Real Tools for the Real World

This fall, we are launching Real Tools for the Real World in conjunction with sister-company Options for Success. This is a series of public workshops that we have developed based on needs and challenges identified within the current workplace. We are inspired by the commitment of clients like Telus Canada, Conference Board of Canada, Manitoba … Continue reading

People Hugger

  What’s better than being a TREE HUGGER?  Being a PEOPLE HUGGER. I was honoured to be asked to deliver the keynote presentation for National Meetings Industry Day on April 16 at the Delta Winnipeg. There were approximately 70 meeting planners and suppliers at the session.  Delta Winnipeg launched their Sustainability Packages – which focused mostly on the green element … Continue reading

Sustainability Factors

We are often asked what guides iNSPiRED PRACTiCE in our decision-making in running a business. How do we consider community economic development, environment, community stakeholders, and social impact in procurement, operational and promotional decisions? In profiling our first ever iNNOVATOR – client Options for Success Inc. – we are preparing to release Successes in Sustainable Practice. The factors we … Continue reading

Amazing amazon

If you want a different result, do something different. One of our BIGGEST pet peeves EVER continues to surface despite all efforts to conserve more and consume less. So much trash is still produced courtesy of packaging. In fact, last year iNSPiRED PRACTiCE coordinated and executed an event for 80 people. Only one small grocery bag of … Continue reading

Change the World

This is the dawn of a new era – one where environmental, social and financial returns are no longer mutually exclusive. All industries across all sectors are being pushed to redefine progress and develop a new industry standard that reflects social responsibility and sustainability. For those wondering how to begin integrating social responsibility into their … Continue reading

SUSTAiNABiLiTY animated

This is a little animated short from Alan Wagenberg and the folks at GoodBrand & Company in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. I met Alan at the Hub in London this past August. GoodBrand & Company helps members of the private sector become model corporate citizens. This video is a great teaching tool for anyone who … Continue reading

Green Business in Manitoba Makes Top Ten List

2007 Co-op America’s Peoples Choice Awards: Green Business of the Year Below are the top ten most popular green business nominations. Check out websites and customer testimonials for each of the nominees and then click here to vote for your favourite by October 15. Results will be announced online and at the Green Festival in … Continue reading

A Turning Point?

GATES FOUNDATION HOLLOW PHILANTHROPY REVEALED: BUT COULD IT BE A TURNING POINT?  By Kristle Calisto-Tavares  Fritjof Capra wrote in his 1981 book entitled The Turning Point that the reality of profound issues – like poverty, resource depletion, human exploitation, pollution, conflict and disease – and our apparent ineptitude to address them is a result of the fact … Continue reading