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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 …

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Episode 5 – Mike Muscari

This week my guest is Mike Muscari. Mike is an entrepreneur, speaker and coach who is on a mission to help people live by their deepest values. Mike recalls his journey from the financial world to founder of The Purpose Method, providing suggestions for you to incorporate more meaning into your everyday life. During the conversation we cover: – The …

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Episode 4 – Brenda Allen

My guest for episode four is Brenda Allen. I met Brenda a number of years ago when we were both working at The Humphrey Group. Brenda was the rockstar of women’s leadership development (travelling the world, speaking at conferences, constantly in demand) and she was gracious enough to let me in on her work. Today Brenda has retained her rockstar …

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Episode 3 – David Gomes

David is a rockstar hairdresser turned movie producer, turned personal coach. He is a profound man who’s life thus far has focused on serving the lives of others. He is a true embodiment of all of his teachings. In a wide-ranging interview we discussed: – Coaching as a way to insight into the human condition– Detaching oneself from tasks– Mindfulness …

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Episode 2 – Shannon Leppky

Today, we’re talking to my friend Shannon Leppky. I spent a few years working with Shannon while she was at Manitoba Public Insurance. Every trip I made to Winnipeg I always made sure to schedule time with Shannon and our conversations would bleed well over the hour we allotted for coffee. I always walked away from those conversations thinking bigger …

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Episode 1 – Sandy Sembler

Welcome to the Men at Work Podcast, Episode 1! Today’s podcast is a conversation with my friend Sandy Sembler. She is an incredible woman. She got her start as a teenager working in direct sales and went on to build a successful real estate lending business from scratch, while raising her son, largely as a single parent. However, this is …