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Episode 15 – Kate Braid

Today’s conversation is with Kate Braid. Kate worked as a receptionist, secretary, child care worker and lumber piler before stumbling (literally) into construction.  For fifteen years she worked as a labourer, apprentice and journey carpenter building houses, high rises and bridges. Her passion was concrete. During her early years in construction, with no other women to talk to, she began …

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Episode 14 – Matt Walker

Today’s conversation is with Matt Walker. Matt is a coach, speaker, adventurer and a man who is deeply on purpose. As the managing director and founder of Matt Walker Adventures, Matt has more than twenty years of international mountain guiding experience. Before the age of 40, Matt had Led expeditions on every continent, published a book, survived an open night …

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Episode 13 – Heidi Rolston

Today’s conversation is with Heidi Rolston. Heidi is responsible for learning, leadership development, internal communications, and diversity and inclusion at Hootsuite. She has spent the last 20 years helping organizations accelerate growth by building a differentiated employee experience to retain and grow talent. She is also heavily involved in supporting gender equality on a global scale through her non-profit Uppity …

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Episode 12 – Eric Arthrell

Today’s conversation is with Eric Arthrell. Eric Arthrell is the leader, Future of Men in the Workplace at Deloitte and works with senior executives and men throughout the organization to define new valuable and meaningful roles for men at work and home. In April 2019, he co-authored and launched The Design of Everyday Men Report, Deloitte’s perspective on men’s relationships …

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Episode 11 – Blake Zealear

Today’s conversation is with Blake Zealear. Blake is a coach and teacher of embodiment, men’s leadership and relational intimacy. His journey has been marked my many rounds of personal reinvention and transformation, and he brings that experience to his coaching. In this episode, we talk about… Climbing the mountain of should Masculine and feminine energy in the workplace How corporate …

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Episode 10 – Heather & Mike Odendaal

This week Heather and Mike Odendaal, Founders of WNorth: A Global Gathering of Women on the rise. The WNORTH Conference has had four sold-out conferences and numerous satellite events in Chapter cities. Past events have featured speaker from Amazon, CISCO, HSBC, Google, PwC and Lyft. Heather and the WNORTH brand has been recognized in the Globe and Mail, Chatelaine Magazine, …

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Episode 9 – Chris Downey

This week’s guest is Chris Downey. Chris is a musician turned Leadership Development and Culture Strategist who is a partner at Myriad Consulting. In our conversation, Chris shares his own journey in becoming a more conscious leader, father and man of character. He also offers up some great wisdom on the following: Why organizations must build cultures where employees can …

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Episode 8 – Tom Shepansky

This week Tom Shepansky, Founder and Managing Partner of Rethink Canada joins me for a compelling conversation. Rethink Canada is an independent creative agency working with some of the country’s leading companies. In my interview with Tom we discuss: Rethink Canada’s story, structure and continued successThe closing of the “Mad Men” in advertisingMasculinity contests in the workplaceProlonged growth thanks to …

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Episode 7 – Tina Strehlke

This week my guest is Tina Strehlke, CEO at Minerva BC. In her role Tina leads a team of talented change makers who are committed to helping girls and women reach their full potential. In this episode we first cover Tina’s global background before diving into: – The lack of female role models for women leadership– Inclusive behaviours that can …

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Episode 6 – Keith Macpherson

Episode 6 features Keith Macpherson, a trained life coach and professional musician. Keith has an incredibly interesting background and an equally compelling goal. That’s because he believes mindfulness should be made accessible to everyone, no matter their life circumstances. In this conversation we dissect the meaning of mindfulness and de-mystify the perception that it is unattainable for most people. You’ll …