Alive@Work is a movement towards creating more conscious, vibrant and fulfilling work lives. 

Join the leaders who have deep and honest conversations about what works in Work. Build organizations with purpose and impact.

Finally, a human way to talk about work.

You feel it. 

That insatiable desire to grow and become a better leader while contributing to something bigger and lasting.

If you’ve begun your journey towards building a better place to work, then you’ve come to your tribe!

The Alive@Work Business Community welcomes you!

We explore:

  • What it means to feel Alive@Work
  • What it takes to be courageous while remaining compassionate
  • How to build strong team bonds that last generations
  • How to create meaning  through our work for employees, clients and the community
  • What it means to create organizations with purpose

Each month we focus on a different topic that brings members together in a shared discussion and experience exchange. 

We also run weekly community check-ins, quarterly journaling challenges, online workshops and gatherings, a bi-monthly virtual book club and much more. 

Let's harness the power of community and find the hidden power and depth of peer-to-peer connection! 

Alive@Work is a network of leaders who have deep and honest conversations about what works in Work.

Imagine having a peer support group which is transparent about SHARING WHAT WORKS  in managing teams, buidling sustainable organizations and creating unforgettable customer experiences. 

  • We LEARN AND TEST how to create a better workplace. 
  • We SHARE experiences and ideas about becoming conscious leaders.
  • And we CO-CREATE the alive@work movement!

Why join

Personal Discovery

Check out our quizzes and surveys. And take our journalling challenges. You can use them for your personal reflection and discovery in becoming a more conscious leader.

Learning from Experts

We bring in partners who have expertise in organizational culture, people management, learning and development to ramp up our monthly calls and learning experiences.

Peer Exchange

The best part of being a community member is being able to connect directly to others who share your experiences and struggles. Exchange ideas and meet new people!

Alignment on Purpose

Find out how it feels to create shared vision and shared meaning! This tribe is brought together by the idea of Aliveness@Work and we share a unique voice and purpose.


Work is where the self meets the world and it is our very own responsibility to make this place beautiful and alive.
Alive@Work is a movement towards creating more conscious, vibrant and fulfilling work lives. 

What you get

Monthly Community Calls

Each month we explore a topic that's curated through our conversations with members and we have a community-wide call where we bring in experts and share opinions.

Alive@Work Book Club

Knowledge is power! We compile a reading list that is relevant to the topics of Alive@Work. We gather to discuss and  synthesize the ideas to put into action.

Live Meetups

Online meetings are good but nothing beats person-in-person connection. You'll receive regular invites for live community circles and discussions.

Journaling Challenges

Make self-reflection part of уour work routine. Our journaling challenges are an awesome tool to unleash creative ideas and improve relationships @work.

Free Guides and Checklists

Our community receives exclusive access to free downloads, videos and checklists that help you creat Alive@Work organizations. Download and put into action right away!

Discounts on Courses

People Portal's cohort programs in Organizational Culture and Storytelling run twice a year for a whole semester. Get exclusive discounts for being part of the Alive@Work tribe! 

What's included in your 12-month membership

Alive@Work community membership runs January through December.  Here's a glimpse of the content we include in your membership:

  • Weekly check-ins
  • Monthly community calls 
  • Bi-monthly book club
  • Quarterly journaling challenges
  • Downloadable resources
  • Invitations to live community circles
  • Discounts on People Portal's online courses and cohort programs 
  • Direct access to connect to other members

Meet your hosts and community curators: Maria Padalski and Angelina Penkova

Maria and Angelina founded People Portal in 2017 following fifteen years of professional experience in various leadership positions.

They believe in the power of community as the highest form of collaboration. Here's a taste of their take on life:

  • Everything that matters in life is built from the inside out.
  • Exploring our values and beliefs and building self-awareness improve the way we work and the way we relate to others.
  • The workplace should be a birthplace for creativity, joy and shared meaning. 


Alive@Work community membership runs January through December. 

Member fees are as low as 35 EUR / 39 USD per month (VAT excluded) and are billable in one annual installment. You can request an invoice.

"Shared culture and strong team bonds can save our organizations. We invite you to co-create the new workplace and to build together a movement of leaders who build truly alive teams and organizations."

Maria Padalski, Founder, People Portal