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  • People Artists by Peter Hart and David Zinger is a pithy, beautifully illustrated book drawing on the wisdom of leaders who are artists in getting people to engage at work.

    Harvey Schachter
    Harvey Schachter Globe and Mail

Don’t Wait: Recognize Your People Artist Today

We would not be who we are without the people who brought out the best in us. When is the last time you let someone who drew out the best in you know how big a role they played in making you who you are today? As this video demonstrates, great teachers change lives…it is time to sing their praises.

Roy Saunderson on Recognition, Vistance Learning, and People Artists

Here is an interview with Roy Saunderson on recognition.  Roy’s course on Vistance Learning was used as the basic structure and format for People Artists: Drawing Out the Best in Others at Work

Copy of People Artists at Work – Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires

Slide into People Artistry

Enjoy this eight slide presentation on People Artistry

Are you working with the 5 tools of People Artistry?

View this very short slide presentation to learn the 5 tools of People Artists.

Question: Why Be A People Artist?

People artistry is a form of powerful recognition that recognizes others while enhancing their engagement. It can foster both retention and loyalty. It may increase productivity and profits. But these are instrumental reasons. They are not bad…

Employee Engagement: People Artists See Behind Their Own Lenses

As People Artists we don’t really see people as they are, we see them as they are in relationship to us and the stories we have about them inside our head….

Employee Engagement: The 4 Ways of People Artists

We embark on perpetual daily journeys beyond ourselves to engage, recognize, enable, energize and ennoble others to be their best at work…

Halogen Software Blog

When people first hear the term “people artist” in relation to work, they’re curious. What does art have to do with work? What does it mean to be a people artist?

Winnipeg Book Launch November 30

2015 at the McNally Robinson Grant Park Atrium

Inspired by Peter Hart’s passion for recognition & the arts, People Artistry is a unique concept that helps business leaders to achieve results and build relationships. “People Artists” are effective leaders who draw out the best in the people they work with – making engagement an art form in the workplace.

David Zinger, Winnipeg Book Launch

David Zinger, considered a leading expert in employee engagement, developed the idea of People Artistry Leadership after observing fellow recognition expert and artist, Peter W. Hart, engage with his own employees. Together, they created People Artistry Leadership, a revolutionary new way for leaders to approach and engage employees. People Artistry teaches us how to draw out the best in others at work by using five simple tools that we are already equipped with – our five senses.

Drawing out the best

Mon, Nov 23: Author and Entrepreneur of the Year finalist Peter W. Hart drops by the Morning News to talk to Camille Ross about how to make connections with your employees and show effective leadership.


November 24th from 5p.m. – 7p.m.
Peter W. Hart Gallery, 367 Rue Saint Paul E., Montreal, QC, H2Y 1H4

All proceeds raised from the sale of the collaborative painting will be donated to Accueil Bonneau along with $10 of every book sold during the book launch.


Monday, November 30 at 7 p.m.

McNally Robinson Grant Park Atrium, 1120 Grant Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3M 2A6

Everyone who purchases a book has the opportunity to win a limited edition framed print used for the cover of the book.

Free Exclusive Winnipeg Breakfast Workshop

Tuesday, December 1, 8:00 AM to 9:30AM. Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3L 0B2

Space is limited to 20 participants.

David Zinger, a global expert on employee engagement from Winnipeg, and Peter Hart, the CEO of Rideau Recognition Solutions and a well-known Montreal artist, join forces to help you improve work, engagement, and recognition for everyone you work with, including yourself.