2019 Concurrent Sessions

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Learn from world renowned leadership experts. With a combination of industry thought leaders and seasoned practitioners you will learn from the best, and return to your workplace reignited, refocused and armed with new strategies you can implement right away. 

 

Becoming a Resilient Leader

Becoming a Resilient Leader

Becoming a Resilient Leader, Dr. Sherry Campbell Being a leader takes a tool box of skills and strengths, none more important that being resilient! Personal Resiliency is a measure of how quickly we are able to bounce back, and then forward, from the inevitable...

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Conscious Creation Workshop with April Mitchell-Boudreau

Conscious Creation Workshop with April Mitchell-Boudreau

Passionate about empowering people’s natural creativity, April is the inventor of the Lofttan Strandwear Jewelry System, and is constantly challenging herself to create new tools for expression. Lofttan is an emerging Canadian brand that can now be found in nearly 60...

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Creating Online Communication That is Memorable and Drives Action

Creating Online Communication That is Memorable and Drives Action

Cher Jones, Socially Active Personal branding is not a buzzword anymore. It is a mandatory ingredient for your long term professional success. If you do not invest your time building your online brand now, you will miss out on many opportunities in the future.  The...

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Deciphering the Gender Code: Myths, Misunderstandings & Moving Forward

Deciphering the Gender Code: Myths, Misunderstandings & Moving Forward

Deciphering the Gender Code: Myths, Misunderstandings & Moving Forward– Maria Gamb Communication is an essential component to achieving success. Partnerships, buy-in and cooperation depend upon this core competency. However, every single day colleagues sit across...

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Defrag Your Brain: How to Harness Visual Thinking Skills

Defrag Your Brain: How to Harness Visual Thinking Skills

Defrag Your Brain: How to Harness Visual Thinking Skills – Carolyn Ellis, Brilliance Mastery Many leaders facing the level of change and demands in their work may silently worry that they just can’t cut it and lead in a fast-paced world of disruption. Overwhelm,...

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Eat. Sleep. Achieve. REPEAT.

Eat. Sleep. Achieve. REPEAT with Christiane Rutledge Our schedules are full and this pace can get the best of us at times. Our intention is to show up as our best self but life’s pressures sometimes influence our ability to do so, leaving us with thoughts of how we...

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How to Build Transformative Volunteering That Drives Employee Engagement

How to Build Transformative Volunteering That Drives Employee Engagement

How to Build Transformative Volunteering That Drives Employee Engagement-Angela Parker, Realized Worth When human beings have new experiences, new synaptic pathways forge in our brains. We become alert to new ideas and we can be guided to new understandings and...

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Learn 2 Handle Resistance Naturally

Learn 2 Handle Resistance Naturally

Learn 2 Handle Resistance Naturally.  –Mary Bean,Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), Led by Learn2, one of the leading learning organizations in Canada since 1989. Resistance is a predictable, natural, emotional response that takes place within everyone. To...

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Inspiring Trust

Inspiring Trust

Inspiring Trust Often dismissed as a “soft” issue, trust is the key to increasing speed to market and reducing operating costs thus driving up profits. In Inspiring Trust, leaders learn that trust begins with the core of their own character and the...

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Meridian Moment – A Coaching Experience

Meridian Moment – A Coaching Experience

Meridian Moment – A Coaching Experience with Claudine Chess Last year Meridian leaders took the stage and shared highlights of their personal journey through a series of group coaching sessions.  This year, conference delegates will participate in a group...

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Negotiation doesn’t have to feel like getting into a boxing ring!

Negotiation doesn’t have to feel like getting into a boxing ring!

Join Fotini Iconomopoulos, negotiation expert, as she introduces you to a mindset to handle conflict and create trust instead of fearing a battle. Women face different challenges when it comes to negotiation so it’s important to learn the skills to influence others...

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Pillars of Happiness with Jill Valentine

Pillars of Happiness with Jill Valentine

  Most of us believe being successful will make us happy.  Imagine creating happiness first and that leading to success!  Creating a foundation of positivity and joy in your business or workplace that is present everyday will result in happier employees, happier...

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The Body Language of Trust

The Body Language of Trust

The Body Language of Trust, Pamela Barnum Imagine what more trust would look like in your office, your business, or with your customers. Trust is necessary for every successful human connection; both professional and personal. The more others trust you, the more they...

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Understand your relationship with Money without Hours of Therapy

Understand your relationship with Money without Hours of Therapy

Understand your relationship with Money without Hours of Therapy – Wendy Brookhouse, Black Star Wealth  How you “deal” with your money affects every part of your life.  It affects our relationships – we all know that it is the number one reason for divorce.  It...

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Why Appreciation is Better Than Chocolate with Heather Storey

Why Appreciation is Better Than Chocolate with Heather Storey

This is an interactive workshop session supporting leaders and team members choosing to experience more aligned, happy, productive, innovative and engaged employee and or volunteer based organizational cultures through meaningful appreciation. This session is based on...

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