The Kind Leader Newsletter #4

The Kind Leader Newsletter #4

Welcome to The Kind Leader Newsletter #4! Tip #4: Let others go first.  As a team member, have you ever been excited to go to your one-on-one meeting with your manager, only to find that fifty-five out of the sixty minutes are taken up by them telling you all about […]

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Be Kind to Yourself!

Be Kind to Yourself!

It’s Saturday. My Creativity Day. I’m so happy it’s here as it’s been a super-stressful week. My son finally recovered from COVID-19, but Big Karma, my dog had a small seizure so I had to take him to the vet. More accurately, Big Karma had to visit the vet on […]

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The Kind Leader Newsletter #2

The Kind Leader Newsletter #2

Welcome to The Kind Leader Newsletter #2! Tip #2: Give people your undivided attention.   As a leader, you’re probably pretty busy. It can be tempting to multi-task by checking your phone or computer while talking with people. Especially if you feel like the person is ‘taking too long to […]

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The Kind Leader Newsletter #3

The Kind Leader Newsletter #3

Welcome to The Kind Leader Newsletter #3! Tip #3: Find something to compliment in each person’s work.   Twice last week, someone sent me something they had written to review. “Poke holes in it”, they said. “I want you to tell me what could be improved!” After reading both documents, […]

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Join Our #VoteForKindness Campaign!

Join Our #VoteForKindness Campaign!

It’s Saturday! My Creativity Day! I’m super excited because my new Vote For Kindness yard signs were delivered yesterday! I put one up in my yard, and I’ve already had a number of neighbors stop by to ask for one! That makes me super happy! You might be asking yourself, […]

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Covid-19 Parent University: Download Free Presentation of Helpful Hints!

Covid-19 Parent University: Download Free Presentation of Helpful Hints!

The Love and Kindness Project Foundation is proud to sponsor COVID-19 Parent University, a series of one-hour online learning forums and connected communities to bring parents and teachers together to create kind, positive, remote learning experiences. COVID-19 Parent University is the brainchild of our very own Foundation Secretary Alefiyah Tawawalla, […]

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My friend Matthew Grant shared the quote below that one of his long-term mentors had shared with him: “The secret to happiness is finding a way to be of service to others”. Last night, during The Love and Kindness Project Foundation’s annual general meeting (yes! We are one year old!) […]

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Speak Kindly! Always!

Speak Kindly! Always!

Today, a reminder to ‘Speak Kindly’! Always! Even if you don’t agree with the person’s idea, opinion, their political beliefs or their cause. We can disagree in a kind and open way, with a respectful tone of voice and non-argumentative posture. Whether you are at home or at work, on […]

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Be Kind to Yourself – Don’t Compare Yourself to Others!

Be Kind to Yourself – Don’t Compare Yourself to Others!

When I was growing up, I came to an important realization: there was always going to be someone ‘better’ than me. At anything. And everything. So there was no need to waste my time and energy trying to ‘be the best’, worrying when I wasn’t, and comparing myself to others. […]

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What’s Your Definition of Kindness?

What’s Your Definition of Kindness?

How do you define kindness? When I looked it up in the dictionary, it says kindness is ‘the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.’ When I ask people what kindness is, they often describe an act of kindness like holding the door for someone or paying for someone’s coffee […]

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