Picture Dignity Contest

Picture Dignity is an open photographic competition sponsored by +Acumen chapters from around the world. At +Acumen, we believe that dignity is more important to the human spirit than wealth, and we have created Picture Dignity promote this idea. The theme of this competition is the expression of dignity of people in varying circumstances and […]

Big Ideas Salon: Dignity

Take a look at some of the awesome feedback, what participants thought was most significant, and how they are talking and thinking about DIGNITY. “Gaining greater understanding of context around ‘Dignity’ i.e. being an interaction between individuals that is empathetic and authentic. Also the idea that Dignity can be reinforced by ‘choice equity’ of all involved” […]

February Video Update

· Our next salon event is on February 19, 2013 at Café Rosso. We’ll be discussing Self-Awareness, an important skill for all community leaders and aspiring change-makers. Did we mention that the pre-readings are all awesome videos?! To sign up visit http://calgary.plusacumen.org/events/self-awareness-for-change-makers-feb-19th-cafe-rosso/ · February 14th is not just Valentine’s Day but also Generosity Day, a movement […]

Self-Awareness for Change Makers Salon Feedback

Take a look at the inspirational feedback participants left with us! “The main thing that really stuck out for me was the change that I got to really look deep inside myself and find out what I’d like to be passionate about. It was reassuring to know that others are searching for what to immerse […]

100 Million Lives and We’re Just Getting Started

The holidays are officially here! During this time of reflection and gratitude we wanted to share some exciting news and thank you for everything you’ve done to support Acumen. Whether you’ve donated, attended an event, shared a video, or retweeted us – thank you! The holiday season reminds us that sometimes what the world needs most is something to believe in – a sense of hope and a promise of possibility for the future. And that’s what you, as a member of the Acumen community, have given us.

DJ Cosm to bring big tunes to DIGNITY

DJ Cosm is a legend in the game when it comes to Calgary hip hop. His understated and humble personality means he’d likely brush it off and deflect the praise if you asked him about it, but it’s true. That is why it’s an absolute honour and a pleasure to have the born and raised […]

DIRTT to partner with DIGNITY 2012

It is an honour for the CALGARY+acumen team to announce Calgary-based DIRTT Environmental Solutions as a sponsor for DIGNITY 2012. This event could not be possible without the support we have received from our sponsors and it is incredible to get that support from an organization such as DIRTT. By imagining previously unimagined mass-custom modular […]

Announcing DIGNITY sponsors… Village Brewery and Vine Arts!

CALGARY+acumen is delighted to announce and highlight our next pair of sponsors for DIGNITY – and those of you who enjoy a tasty pint or a delicious glass of wine will be delighted as well! Both Village Brewery and Vine Arts Wines and Spirits are on board, showing their support for CALGARY+acumen, DIGNITY, and the […]

Announcing Title Sponsor for DIGNITY 2012: Mawer Investment Management!

CALGARY+acumen is thrilled to announce that Mawer Investment Management has joined us as our Title Sponsor for DIGNITY 2012. Mawer’s founder, Chuck Mawer, was well known for saying “do the right thing.” A top tier investment counselor inCanada, Mawer is widely known for its professional and disciplined investment approach, its ethics, and the superior treatment […]

The value of ‘Why’

Every single person, every single organization on the planet knows what they do, 100%. Some know how they do it… whether you call it your differentiating value proposition, or your proprietary process or your USP. But very, very few people or organization know why they do what they do. –       Simon Sinek   It was […]

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