January 2018 News & Events

We hope that 2018 is off to a great start! Did you make a few well-intentioned resolutions this year? If so, we want to help you achieve these. Watch our social media channels for lots of great tips and tools as we focus on goal setting and achievement for the month of January.

It’s a busy month so here’s what we have going on at Talk Boutique:

  • StoryBuilding workshop will take place on January 24, 2018. Sign-up now, only a few spots remain!
  • Our next Talk Boutique Salon will take place on February 28, 2018. Read more about our topic below and register today.
  • Join our book club as we read Walk it Off by Ruth Marshall. A book about setting a life goal and achieving it. We’ve heard it’s a great one!
  • Registration for the SingularityU Canada Executive Program is now open. You won’t want to miss out on attending this!

StoryBuilding Workshop

Workshop: StoryBuilding – Develop Your Talk

Wednesday, January 24, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

This workshop will provide you with skills, tools, and a powerful framework for developing engaging and effective talks and presentations. This workshop will give you the confidence to get up and deliver YOUR own talk or to enhance the presentations you are already giving!

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Salon Series

Salon: Diversity or Empathy

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Diversity and inclusion have become the pivot point of many societal conversations from Black Lives Matter to Native rights to gender equality and many more. No one would argue the importance of each of these initiatives or that they have each created long overdue and impactful conversations. However, we ask:

Are diversity and inclusion conversations actually a symptom of a much larger problem… a society lacking in, yet desperately seeking empathy?

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Singularity University Executive Program

Singularity University Canada Executive Program

April 30 – May 3, 2018 | Niagara-on-the-Lake

Three days of engaging discussions and interactive presentations delivered by the world-class experts of Singularity University!

As work continues on creating the Canadian Campus and Faculty; the planning team is excited to announce that Singularity University will be running its first ever, highly sought after Executive Program (EP) here in Canada.

This intensive program is intended for future-oriented senior influencers in business, government, and nonprofit sectors. It is designed for leaders with a desire to have a positive impact, who want the skills and foresight to excel and succeed in a world of accelerating change.

Mary Donohue

The Goods: Mary Donohue

Working amongst different generations got you down? Talk Boutique speaker, and Generational Expert Dr. Mary Donohue recently spoke with Steven Sabados and Andrea Bain on CBC’s The Goods to explains how different generations can actually work together harmoniously, thereby reducing stress and increasing productivity within the workplace.

Interested in booking Mary for a talk? Speak with Brenda!

Watch the Video

Jodi Kovitz

Congratulations, Jodi Kovitz!

Congratulations are in order again this month to Talk Boutique speaker, Jodi Kovitz as she takes the lead role as CEO at #MoveTheDial! An idea that became a movement in early 2017, #MoveTheDial is dedicated to increasing the participation and advancement of women in technology. Jodi is up to great things and we are excited to see her impact leading this movement!

Interested in booking Jodi for a talk? Speak with Brenda!

Learn more about #MoveTheDial

Walk it Off

January Book Club Pick

Walk it Off by Ruth Marshall

Talk about achieving a goal! This month the Talk Boutique Book Club is reading Ruth Marshall’s hilarious memoir entitled, Walk it Off, The True and Hilarious Story of How I Learned to Stand, Walk, Pee, Run, and Have Sex Again After a Nightmarish Diagnosis Turned My Awesome Life Upside Down.

Join in on the conversation and tell us what you think using the hashtag, #TalkBoutiqueReads.

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