PR Pioneer Patrice Tanaka Interview

Originally written and posted on IPR sat down with Patrice Tanaka, Chief Joy Officer of Joyful Planet LLC, to discuss her storied career and perspectives on the future of the PR industry. IPR: I saw that a management buyback led to the founding of your first agency, PT&Co. What were your thoughts and feelings…Read More

Celebrating the Women of Ukraine on #IWD2022

Originally written and posted on Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC On International Women’s Day 2022, I celebrate the Women of Ukraine, who are fiercely fighting for their country alongside Ukrainian men as Russia tries to bomb it into oblivion. Ukrainian women not engaged in combat are caring for their children…Read More

038: Driving Business Results Through Empowerment, Purpose and Wellbeing

Originally written and posted on   Trey Northrup, CEO of LIXIL Americas, talks with Michael about how a large-scale, human-centered culture change is contributing to the company’s historic business successes. Trey also shares LIXIL’s return-to-work approach as well as his own story about how clarifying his own life purposes helps him grow his own…Read More