Marc Lesser: The Journey to Search Inside Yourself

The most profound way to bring Zen into work is to practice kindness. Marc Lesser co-founded the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) with Google engineer and author of the New York Times bestseller, Chade-Meng Tan. He is the CEO …

Giving Without Expectation…


“I just received my Kindness Cards in the mail earlier this week. Rather than ‘planning’ on how I was going to use them, I decided to just go with intuition and feel when was the right time. It happened today! …

Is There Anyone Who Needs Cheering Up?

“Today I rang the local nursing home and asked if there was anyone who needed cheering up. Without giving away any information except my first name, they told me there was a lady called Margaret who has dementia.  

Kindness, Ice Cream and Hangovers…

“I was sitting watching TV on a Sunday evening with a friend. I was quite hungover and feeling sorry for myself when there was a loud bang on the door. We saw two young girls giggling and running away.  

Tami Simon: Being True

“Everything depends on how much you trust.” Tami Simon is the founder of the hugely successful multimedia publishing company Sounds True. She is also one of my most dearest friends. Over the last 30 years, Sounds True has become the …

The Smallest Things are the Most Beautiful

“Near my work is the sleeping area of a homeless person who I’d have never actually seen. Every morning I see a bed that is made and notice how the space has been tended. I have always been touched by …

No Act of Kindness is Ever Wasted

“I was completely blown away to find that a generous stranger had paid for my breakfast on the weekend! What a delightful gesture.  

Life is Made Up of Small Moments Like This

“What a blessing bringing seeds of inspiration into our community! I had posies of sweet smelling sweet peas and jonquils made by a beautiful florist. I quietly dropped them onto the doorsteps of three mothers from my son’s kindy class …

Kindness is Beautiful

“There is a senior lady in my street whose letter box had fallen off its post and had been sitting on the lawn for weeks.