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The Difference Between Motivation and Inspiration

Winspiration, is, of course, a play on the word inspiration. Inspiration is something that is difficult to cultivate yourself, though, which is why it’s so important to find a local community of like-minded people (your tribe) who can help you to recognize inspiration when it makes an appearance. Inspiration is also closely tied to motivation. […]

Starting a Conversation with a Homeless Person

On Winspiration Day Vancouver this year (May 7th), we had the privilege of being spoken to by Trish Garner, Community Organizer for the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition. Her words, as one would imagine, were powerful but simple: talk to a homeless person. Start a conversation. Ask them their name, where they came from, and how […]

27 Ways to Find Inspiration This Summer

Winspiration Day 2017 might be over, but that doesn’t mean the inspiration needs to cease! How are we applying all of those incredible ideas and theories and inspiring stories we heard on May 7th to our everyday lives? How can we live with practical purpose for the next season of life? For those of us […]

Meet Catherine Roscoe Barr and Jackson Wu!

Friends, we are ONE WEEK AWAY from Winspiration Day Vancouver! While the event is going to be nothing less than memorable and amazing, we want to introduce two more of our speakers, who are incredible and inspiring individuals. So…meet Catherine Roscoe Barr and Jackson Wu! Catherine Roscoe Barr We’re so excited to have Catherine Roscoe […]

Meet Michael Cameron and Trish Garner!

Friends, we are less than two weeks away from Winspiration Day Vancouver! While the event in its entirety is going to be awesome, we want to introduce more of our speakers, who are incredible and inspiring individuals. So…meet Michael Cameron and Trish Garner! Michael Cameron Mike Cameron will be this year’s opening keynote speaker, and […]

Winspiration Day Vancouver Speaker Abel Koka

It’s less than 4 weeks until Winspiration Day, and we’re so excited for this year’s line-up of speakers! One such speaker is Abel Koka, who’s inspiring story takes him from his hometown of Tanzania to graduate school at Vancouver’s very own University of British Columbia (UBC). Here is Abel’s story: Abel Koka’s education journey has […]

Why Your Teenager Should Attend Winspiration Day

Friends, Winspiration Day is only 5 weeks away, and this year is going to be a stellar experience! There are many types of people who love to attend this event, but we think this year’s event (being held at The Westside Grand in Vancouver) would be great to bring your teenager to. Here’s why: Inspiration Here’s […]

Community, Courage and Kindness: Winspiration Day Vancouver

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but education and the need for love, acceptance, and guidance doesn’t stop at age 18. The most successful businesses are those built on community involvement and collaboration. You see, no one goes through life by themselves. We’re a social species who yearn for togetherness. In […]