In conversation with a Serial Entrepreneur from the West Coast, Mr. Christan Hiscock of Kardia who is on a mission to shift the conversation in the business world, moving it away from the pursuit of success, to focusing on fulfillment instead. We are discussing what it takes to build the core of a Heart Centered Business; the key characteristics that needs to be built into any business to support and nurture productive employees. He shares some of his organization’s audacious moves on employee vacation times to avoid burnout. Given what we have been through during the pandemic perhaps it is the time to bring a bigger spotlight on this topic. Listen to part one of his story below:-
What do you think of this episode? I would love to hear your take on this concept and what sort of similar initiatives you are undertaking within your organization.
Christan’s Big Golden Nuggets
In this week’s weeks episode Christan’s golden nuggets which really bubbled to the top:-
There are people in your business who help to drive and propel your business forward therefore make sure they feel good working for you. That’s a big deal. How do you do that? By investing in them; developing sound vacation policies and making your employees take their vacation to avoid burnout in order to the accomplish your big business goals. Most importantly, be proud of the things you are doing in your business to help your employees become more productive and talk about it. Share with other Entrepreneurs and let them know what you are doing to build employee fulfillment in your business.
Stay tuned for part two of next week’s episode since he will be sharing a bit more on the global impact project he is working on. Thank you so much Christan for sharing your story and I know we only touched on the surface.
Other ways this episode:
Christan Story on Apple Podcast
Christan Story on Amazon Music
To continue the conversation with Kardia’s Founder Christan Hiscock link to Kardia’s website.
There are a wide variety of free resources available in each Province, a great place to start to generate access to information is by using the Canada Business App. This is my go to resource when I want to find out what’s available across Canada. I will be building up a list of cool resources which I enjoy over this season to give you an idea of what’s my go-to-place to build my knowledge.
Supporting Local – Irenia’s Corner Picks!
In my neck of the woods in New Brunswick, Canada it is Maple Season. Last week I visited an awesome Maple Farm with my family and we had a taste of the most delicious maple taffy. We also went on a quick hike on the trails of the Farm to breathe the crisp fresh Spring air. If you are looking for something fun to do on the weekends, head over to Dumfries Maples this is an unforgettable experience you will most definitely enjoy!
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