Joy in a Time of Coronavirus!

Originally written and posted on commpro.biz Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC  At his daily press conference yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been a steady voice of calm and reason during the COVID-19 pandemic, talked about the importance of creating joy in this challenging time. To underscore Governor Cuomo’s recommendation,…Read More

Instead of a New Year’s Resolution Discover Your Life Purpose!

Originally written and posted on commpro.biz Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer,  Joyful Planet LLC Instead of making yet another New Year’s resolution, which statistics sadly indicate an 80 percent failure rate, think about what is most important for you to accomplish in life and articulate that in a succinct statement of purpose. Discovering and living…Read More

What Makes Us Influential?

Originally written and posted on shonaliburke.com I returned last night tired, but energized from a four-day Dress for Success “Success Summit” attended by 100 women leaders globally. As I contemplated this post Shonali asked me to write on the topic of “influence” it occurred to me that the hugely gratifying Success Summit was a perfect illustration…Read More

How Do We Achieve #BalanceforBetter?

Originally written and posted on commpro.biz This year’s theme of International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter, which is a call to action for creating a gender-balanced world. So, how do we turn a slogan into a call to action for all, including women and men? I believe it starts with creating strong leaders – both women and…Read More