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Kim Matthews

Kim Matthews

Kim Matthews is a community-minded gal who lives and blogs from her beloved neighbourhood of S. Granville in Vancouver. Kim is infinitely curious – a researcher, writer, artist, and lifelong learner – a seeker of information that she plans on turning into even more grey matter (even though pink is her favourite colour).

Recent Posts by Kim Matthews:

How to Break Bad Pandemic Habits

Many of us are preparing to transition back to 'in-person' activities on a more regular or ‘normal’ basis, be that for work or for school. I have to admit, I feel a little unprepared as I consider getting back to an in-person routine. While thinking about this, I can’t help but examine the changes to my habits over the past year and a half since the pandemic disrupted everything. 

5 Things You Can Do Right Now When There Isn’t Enough Time in the Day

At any one time Administrators are busy doing a million different things in an organization – handling daily tasks in operations & administration, taking calls, letter writing, managing client information, reporting, special projects, and so much more. 

Does this sound like you? 

Topics: workplace efficiency learning teams

Useful Ways to Give Better Feedback for Organizations

Feedback is important right? A part of our everyday lives. It helps us make progress, and which one of us does not benefit from that? As it relates to work, research shows that one of the best ways to help employees thrive is to give them feedback. 

Topics: trends employment workforce efficiency Productivity learning

5 Good Ideas for Growing Sensory Inclusive Venues

I’m not sure how many of you that read the Sharevision Blog follow us on social media, but a few weeks ago – around the time when the Sedin twins played their last game in Vancouver (a memorable time for us hockey fans!) – I shared a news story on Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC, where Managing Director of the group that owns the arena, Paulo Aquilini, spoke in this video about the venue being the first designated ‘autism aware’ arena in Canada. 

Topics: adpative technology trends inclusion autism digital technology asd inclusive

How Social Media Brought Me to the Gym


Recently I have become fascinated and fully inspired by Kitchener, Ontario’s first integrated fitness, yoga and hockey training centre.

Topics: developmental disabilities inclusion community diversity learning accessibility health

(At least) 5 Easy Social Media Tips and Tools for Beginners

 

 

Social media strengthens connections and collaborations. It’s a way to share knowledge with your: community, clients, staff, volunteers, other agencies, and those seeking your expertise. Wonderful, right?

In 2018 it is used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among communities and individuals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, GooglePlus, the list goes on. These platforms enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking, and who in this day and age doesn’t want to be able to do that for their organization? 

Topics: Social Media ShareVision workplace community volunteering efficiency Productivity digital technology Google