Vulnerability is a Speaker’s Secret Strength

By | January 21st, 2020|W2W|

When I ask people what scares them about public speaking, virtually every answer comes down to vulnerability. What if my mid goes blank? What if I sound stupid? What if I make a mistake and somebody calls me out? What if I accidentally offend someone? Standing in front of others to speak your truth leaves [...]

Thiet Le

By | January 20th, 2020|Member Spotlight|

Mortgage Agent @ Mortgage Brokers Ottawa Mortgage Brokers Ottawa is Ottawa's largest brokerage offering its experienced mortgage advice, competitive mortgage rates and unique mortgage solutions through trusted lending partners. We have access to multiple lenders , we will find you the most competitive rates with the most suitable mortgage term. We take the time to [...]

RRSPs and TFSAs: What’s the difference when it comes to income tax rates?

By | January 13th, 2020|W2W|

Have you heard of registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) and tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) but aren’t sure what the difference is? Are you trying to figure out which is best for you and your financial security plan?   I can help – let’s take a closer look.   Before you decide whether to contribute to [...]

Jessica Keats

By | December 19th, 2019|Member Spotlight|

HEALER • CONSULTANT • SECRET WEAPON The International Healer consulting with individuals and businesses to increase and maximize potential as well as profit. Her profound abilities of Healing, Intuition and Strategy make her the best known Secret Weapon behind the success of powerful people, entrepreneurs and professionals.  What is your favorite part of being a [...]

Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Workplace-Is it legal? 

By | December 10th, 2019|W2W|

We receive this question quite a bit when testing current or new employees, “I was asked to do a drug test by the company I’m applying for. Are they allowed to do that? I’ve never been asked to do this before.”  The short answer is yes. Employers have several duties with regards to ensuring workplace [...]

Deborah Bard

By | December 6th, 2019|Member Spotlight|

Founder, Bard Consulting First, I am a wife and a mother, then I am a volunteer and I like to dabble in Business Process Management, a discipline in which various methods are used to discover, model, analyze, improve, optimize products, services or processes.  Focusing on improving business performance by ensuring process efficiency, effectiveness and flexibility. [...]

Abbie Sizer

By | December 3rd, 2019|Member Spotlight|

Associate Private Banker at BMO As an Associate Private Banker, Abbie acts as a relationship manager for clients requiring a high level of expertise and service in managing their financial affairs. As the benefits of wealth rarely come without complications and challenges, Abbie along with her team of talented and knowledgeable professionals, challenge successful Canadian [...]

Beyond Your Basic “Target Audience”

By | November 20th, 2019|W2W|

When you define your target audience, what information are you including?   Most will answer with a traditional age, gender, geographic location. Sometimes there is more depth targeting like “income”, “has children”, “married” or “professional”. The next time that you sit down and review your target audience, I implore you to dig a little deeper. [...]

Why Say “Yes” to Yourself

By | August 22nd, 2019|W2W|

I have worked with several business coaches over the years. Even though I am very appreciative of their guidance, anytime you are asking for the help of others (and even when it is unsolicited by you), you may receive suggestions, advice or ideas that just don’t quite fit.  Initially, you might question yourself wondering if [...]

Member Spotlight: Sophie Rochon

By | August 16th, 2019|Member Spotlight|

Facility Supervisor / Medical Assessor at SureHire I am the Facility Supervisor / Medical Assessor at our SureHire Ottawa facility. SureHire is an industry-leading workplace testing company. With locations across Canada, SureHire aims to create safe, healthy, and more productive workforces through accurate & trustworthy workplace testing services such as drug, alcohol, lung function, medical, [...]

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