Building Resilience and Transforming the World

Originally written and posted on commpro.biz Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer,  Joyful Planet LLC I love the question at the heart of International Day of Peace 2021 on Tuesday, Sept. 21, about “…how to help everyone recover better, build resilience and transform our world into one that is more equal, more just, equitable, inclusive, sustainable and healthier.” …Read More

I am an Asian American Woman!

Originally written and posted on commpro.biz Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer,  Joyful Planet LLC I walked home Saturday from my pedicure appointment, continuously scanning the people around me and gripping my heavy, black bag to use as a weapon in case someone attacked me.  I’ve never walked the mean streets of Upper East Side Manhattan,…Read More

I am Woman!

Originally written and posted on commpro.biz Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer,  Joyful Planet LLC Today is International Women’s Day and I celebrate by proclaiming that being a woman is my primary affinity group. I don’t know when I first began to rank “all women” as number one among my affiliations. I remember the first time…Read More

Better than a Purpose-driven Business

Originally written and posted on commpro.biz Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC It’s great that increasingly more companies today are communicating and, hopefully, operationalizing their “business purpose” to create value for all stakeholders – not just shareholders – and serve the greater good. This movement with its roots in corporate social responsibility…Read More