FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2016
Sonia Di Maulo
The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) Recognizes The Apple in the Orchard
Award of Excellence ~ Outstanding Human Performance Communication
Montreal, Quebec: Brave Apple, the main character in The Apple in the Orchard breaks free from her branch to awaken her courage and leave a legacy. She has now also fallen toward excellence in communication. The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) has announced that The Apple in the Orchard: a story about finding the courage to emerge (www.theappleintheorchard.ca) has been awarded a 2017 Award of Excellence for Outstanding Human Performance Communication. The award will be officially announced to the global community at THE Performance Improvement Conference April 30 – May 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
“The Apple in the Orchard by Sonia Di Maulo is a lovely little book with a profound message: To pursue greatness, aspiring leaders sometimes must dare to leave the familiar. Opportunities for growth and learning are all around you—so take the leap, and grow!” - Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and Great Leaders Grow
“It is an inspiring story,” says Kara Katmouz, an Outreach Coordinator “and makes me want to take risks in order to grow and develop as a person and as a professional.” The book’s objective is to inspire emerging leaders to do better. It is a communication tool to inspire action, to encourage our global community leaders to:
ISPI’s Awards of Excellence (AOE) program is designed to showcase the people, products, innovations, and organizations that represent excellence in the field of Performance Improvement (PI). The Apple in the Orchard was evaluated based on its alignment with, and support of, ISPI’s Mission and Guiding Principles; for the quality of its results, organization, usability, practicality, delivery, and distribution; and for its availability, originality, innovation, and creativity.
Until December 16, 2016, get your eVersion of The Apple in the Orchard for free. The thought-provoking message and beautiful illustrations makes it the perfect gift of courage for the emerging leaders in your life, community, or organization.
About: Sonia Di Maulo MA, CRP, is a Global Leadership Performance Strategist specializing in conflict resolution for teams. She is Founder of Harvest Performance and Author of the Ken Blanchard approved book, The Apple in the Orchard. Sonia helps leaders grow their influence using living systems thinking and positive education practices and principles. She is a proud mom of two and appreciates yoga, dark chocolate and family time. Connect with her at firstname.lastname@example.org.