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Improving Respect for Yourself and Others

Having and showing respect is vital to the quality of our lives. However, how one shows respect varies depending on many factors including cultural background, life experiences, and individual needs. In this PurposeCast, Dr. Vic Strecher and Dr. Julie Pham guide you through a series of thought-provoking questions to help you strengthen your understanding of respect.

About PurposeCast

PurposeCast is a series of conversations highlighting purpose-driven thought leaders, experts, and innovators. Through their stories, get a glimpse into their journeys and gain insights and actionable tips for yourself. Learn how they harnessed their purpose to live bigger lives and how you can too.


Julie Pham

Julie Pham, PhD

Entrepreneur and Author

Julie Pham, PhD, is the Founder of the 7 Forms of Respect and the CEO of CuriosityBased, which fosters curiosity in the world starting with the workplace. She is an award-winning community builder with more than 15 years of experience helping people from diverse backgrounds. Dr. Pham is the author of “7 Forms of Respect: A Guide to Transforming Communication and Relationships in the Workplace.” She earned her Ph.D. in history at Cambridge University as a Gates Cambridge Scholar and graduated magna cum laude from UC Berkeley, where she studied history.


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Vic Strecher, PhD, MPH

CEO and Chief Purpose Officer, Kumanu

Vic Strecher (PhD, MPH) is a leader and visionary in the fields of purpose and wellbeing, creating new solutions that operate at the intersection of the science of behavior change and advanced technology. In 1998, Vic created Health Media pioneering Web-based “digital health coaching.” Since January 2014, Vic has given keynote presentations about the role of purpose in life, energy, and willpower to over 1,500 organizations, providing him the opportunity to not only respond to the growing interests of the market, but to also continue to help shape it. In late 2015, Kumanu (formerly JOOL Health) was launched as a major paradigm shift in how individuals engage in the pursuit of purpose, meaning and wellbeing while offering organizations a more insightful means to support positive culture and behavior change.

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