Blog Archive

Building Community in Rural BC
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Traction is creating new opportunities in BC through its Small Town Initiative Coos Bay, the Oregon Coast’s largest city, is not what most would consider large, with a population of just 16,000. While much of the coast is rocky...

Posted on October 9, 2018

Bandit Update: Building Capacity for Three Seattle Non-Profits
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It’s no secret that non-profits struggle with capacity. They’re so focused on delivering their mission that processes and systems are often a secondary consideration. We spent our day in Bellevue, WA working from Salesforce.com‘s office. Three teams of consultants...

Posted on September 21, 2018

Farewell to the Bandit
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He may not have known it, but Burt Reynolds inspired a movement When reports began circulating on Thursday that Burt Reynolds had passed away at the age of 82, few people would likely expect that for a Vancouver based...

Posted on September 7, 2018

Be Authentic; Be Different; Be Legendary
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An interview with Christopher Lochhead, host of TractionForce 2018, co-author of Play Bigger and creator of the Legends and Losers podcast Last week, I had the opportunity to chat with Christopher Lochhead, the host of this year’s TractionForce. In...

Posted on June 11, 2018

More Meaningful Employee-Employer Relationships through AI
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For many, AI invokes images, hopes and anxieties of robots, autonomous vehicles and lost jobs. For Aaron Zuccolin, Managing Director of Traction University, AI is about driving more meaningful conversations and interactions between people. Companies that leverage AI to...

Posted on May 28, 2018

Why Traction on Demand Loves Working with Patagonia
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As a B Corporation, Patagonia is a company with unwavering adherence to its values, including a willingness to advocate for better stewardship of our planet. That happens to be a key reason why Traction loves working with them —...

Posted on May 16, 2018

How to Design a People-First Workplace & Culture
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Empowering and Engaging Employees through their Physical Surroundings Picture an office workplace that you would dread coming into every day. The office in your imagination is probably dimly lit with stained concrete walls and no windows. In the middle...

Posted on April 25, 2018

A Day with Habitat for Humanity
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Hello, from The Beach, a squad from the service delivery team at Traction on Demand. Our squad’s primary focus is doing great work for non-profit organizations, and our secondary focus is learning and growing together as a team! We’ve...

Posted on February 22, 2018

Redefining Success Through B Corp
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When I first heard about Traction for Good (T4G), Traction’s philanthropic arm, I was intrigued by all the good being done by a for-profit company. Coming from the non-profit sector, I knew that community impact and philanthropy were important...

Posted on February 16, 2018

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