Words from Blooms The Chemist – Community Category Sponsor

Annette Williams, National Communications Manager with Blooms The Chemist congratulates our Kindness to Community Award Finalists. We have a fab line up of speakers, check out the program for the day here. – Spend with Us – The XFactor Collective – The Kind Lawyers – oOh!media – Academy of Entrepreneurs – MATE Bystander Program –…

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Bambuddha Group Founder Anna Sheppard speaks with Femeconomy

Anna Sheppard, Founder and CEO of Bambuddha Group strongly believes the power of Kindness is world changing. With a deep commitment for creating equality based on her lived experience, Anna began Bambuddha Group to show corporate leaders and their teams how to ‘work kinder’. She has developed an evidence informed approach which minimises risk across all organisational areas. Bambuddha…

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The Corporate Kindness Conference and Awards is only two months away!

In the lead up we will be sharing our award finalist stories, a fantastic way to celebrate their achievements and impact they are having under the categories of Kindness to People, Customers, Community and Environment. If you have yet to purchase tickets you can join us in person or virtually on Friday 1st April 2022….

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Why it is important to amplify YOUR story

Amplify (transitive verb): 1 – to expand (something, such as a statement) by the use of detail or illustration or by closer analysis 2 – a) to make larger or greater (as in amount, importance, or intensity) : INCREASE       b) to increase the strength or amount of, especially : to make louder…

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Board Vacancies

Bambuddha Board Role Vacancies

Are you looking for a purpose driven board role? By the end of 2021 we are establishing a new board to help us scale our commercialisation and impact as an enterprise. We are looking for skilled, purposeful, and qualified board members to ensure we have excellent governance and expertise to guide the next stages of…

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Mental Health Resources

We have compiled a pdf with links to some things we hope will help provide some support to our community. These include resources for mental health and self care, creating workplace mental health strategies, managing work-related stress, plus some training programs for managers and employers. Access the PDF here. A big thank you to SafeWork…

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Kindness Crew

Why is Kindness important in Business?

  Firstly, let’s unpack the meaning of kindness. The Collins English Dictionary defines kindness as ‘the quality of being gentle, caring, and helpful’, Wikipedia describes kindness as a ‘type of behaviour marked by acts of generosity, consideration, or concern for others, without expecting praise or reward’. Some other, oft-used synonyms include altruism, decency, hospitality, humanity,…

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Corporate Kindness Awards

Corporate Kindness Awards – Nominations now open!

What is the Corporate Kindness Awards? This one-day conference and awards ceremony will be held on Saturday 3rd July at Lendlease in Barangaroo, Sydney. The day will feature 20+ keynote SPEAKERS, hundreds of KIND leaders, LEADERSHIP NETWORKING and KINDNESS awards. This is not only an awards ceremony but a full day conference of learning, networking…

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sustainability

Beyond the Buzz; Companies Are Addressing Their Sustainability Impact And So Should You

  Sustainability isn’t just a buzzword brands and organisations like to brandish about. There are very real companies out there making world-changing sustainability strategies. They’re driven by investors and consumers expectations for positive impact, accelerating the financial imperative for action. But if we turn our attention very quickly to digital media, words like ‘sustainability’, interestingly,…

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sleep

Are Your Employee’s Getting Enough Sleep And Why Should You Care?

‘Are Your Employee’s Getting Enough Sleep And Why Should You Care?’ was originally published on The HR Dept.   According to a new study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence, 2020 is the most stressful year in recorded history. The research indicates that up to 70% of the global workforce have reported increased levels of stress…

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high performance

Building High Performance Teams: Behind The Scenes

Leading Teams empower high-performing teams and leaders by facilitating cultural change. This is the first thing you read on their website. From Flight Center to the Sydney Swans, Leading Teams pursue performance excellence in organisations, through team development, goal-setting, shared leadership and open communication. So how does Leading Teams embed these skills and values into…

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EP12: Oscar Trimboli on Listening and Leadership

  Author, host of the Apple award-winning podcast Deep Listening, and a sought after keynote speaker, Oscar Trimboli has spent his professional career dedicated to the empowerment of better listening.  His work in leadership teams from around the world has focused greater attention on building and fixing organisations to make impact , creating powerful legacies…

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corporate kindness

The Sydney Brewery Committing To Corporate Kindness

  Young Henrys is a Sydney born and bred brew-beer company. United by the values of music, art, culture and community (and good beer), Young Henrys attracts passionate and grassroots-minded young people as it’s core drinking demographic.  Our Bambuddha member, Oscar Mcmahon, is one of the founders of Young Henrys. A commitment to giving back…

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EP10: Jo O’Brien On Kindness In Early Education

Working hard to embed the philosophies of kindness and empathy into early education, Jo really embodies what it means to be purpose-driven in every aspect of leadership. Jo is the Director and Owner of Platinum Pre School, a long daycare centre with an education curriculum that focuses on kindness and creativity – a unique premise…

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Why A Fair, Resilient And Regenerative Future Is Purpose-Driven

Reposted with permission by Dimity Podger of Barasa Consulting Group ~ In the last financial crisis, certified B Corps (businesses guided to deliver social and environmental outcomes and conscious culture) were found to be 63% more likely to survive the down turn than other businesses of a similar size. In the above article, Kassoy states…

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