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OUR COMMUNITY OF AWESOME!
Much Music Icon, Trailblazer, Entrepreneur, Speaker
Erica Ehm is an entrepreneur and trailblazer who inspires and innovates. From Much Music icon to award-winning marketer, Erica continues to reinvent and lead by example.
Thought Leader, Disruptor, Visionary
Stuart is an award winning entrepreneur, critically acclaimed author of 2 books, an expert panelist on numerous TV shows, host of a hit radio show, has a sought after podcast, and has thousands worldwide tune in each week for his thought provoking videos weekly.
Speaker, Consultant, Best Selling Author
A motivational powerhouse who keeps it real and honest, Codi Shewan is a dynamic and engaging speaker who inspires everyone to shift their perspective and live with purpose, on purpose!
Resilience Speaker, Author, Ironman Triathlete
Molly will help you 'Create the Champion Within' and get UP when life knocks you down. She's been walking this walk for decades.
Dr. G - Deb Gilboa MD
Mom. Improv Artist, Family Doctor, Resilience Expert
Dr. G gets people to do stuff they don't want to do all day every day and feel great about it! She's a doctor, a resilience expert and a mom of four boys.
Emmy Award Winning, Hall of Fame Speaker, and Best Selling Author
Born without arms but reaching out to embrace a better world!
Speaker, Author, Performance Coach
Brant Menswar is a best-selling author, performance coach and named one of America’s “Top 10" speakers in motivation.
Maestro Wes Williams
Rap Legend, Speaker, Author
Speaker, Author, Coach
Speaker, Woman of Inspiration Award Winner, Former B-Ball & V-Ball coach
Alison has been empowering and inspiring audiences for over 20 years. She’s known for her memorable sayings as a speaker, quirky style. She is the founder of a non-profit that empowers women.
Magician, Stunt Artist, Fourtime Guinness World Record Holder
Scott Hammell is a four-time Guinness World Record holder. Whether it’s magic, escape artistry, stunts, or speaking, his goal is to entertain and inspire.
J. Paul Nadeau
Speaker, Published Author, Podcaster, Mindset Negotiator
Paul Nadeau is a former hostage negotiator, international peacekeeper, and Special Victims Unit Detective who has used what he discovered during his many years of professional service to write a best-selling book on how to beat self-sabotage and live the life you deserve to live.
Successful Entrepreneur, Speaker, Filmmaker
Stu Saunders has built the largest private educational leadership organization in Canada (YLCC). He’s been a speaker for 30 years and worked with more than 3 million humans.
Emmy Award-Winning Keynote Speaker, Author and Professional Drummer
Clint Pulver is a professional keynote speaker, author, musician, pilot, and workforce expert. He has been featured by BusinessQ Magazine as a “Top 40 Under 40,” and, as a professional drummer, he has appeared in feature films and on America’s Got Talent.
Duane "D.O." Gibson
Rapper, Motivational Speaker
Duane “D.O.” Gibson is a Guinness World Record setting rapper (longest freestyle ever 8 hours and 45 minutes). He has performed over 2500 shows from schools in Canada to concerts in Europe, Asia and throughout the US. He’s had Snoop Dogg provide him with freestyle topics, and Drake has even been in one of his videos.
Mental Health Advocate, Supporter, Dog Mom, Outdoor Enthusiast
Ash Baer is a force in the youth leadership world who empowers youth and adults to be their authentic selves and make their mental health a priority.
Veteran Speaker, Author, Comedian, Silver Lining Prospector
Since 1989, Founder of Pep Talk, Ian Tyson has been entertaining and inspiring audiences around the world. He combines humour and positivity into every interaction. Always heartfelt and energetic, Ian is passionate about making a difference for others.
Youth Speaker, Social Entrepreneur, Community Advocate
Dillon is extremely passionate about community engagement and human behaviour. He is also an alumnus of the Top 35 under 35 Global Changemaker awards, the Co-founder of PickWaste (featured on CBC, CTV, and CityNews), and a TEDx & Canadian Youth Speaker.
Educator, Fitness Instructor, Wellness Specialist
A seasoned fitness and yoga instructor, Mandy is a single Mom who is all about functional, accessible fitness and wellness. With a healthy dose of humour, she will be a relatable advocate for balance in your life!
Speaker, Leadership Trainer, DJ and Founder of the 100 Day Playbook
Juan is a speaker & leadership trainer from Toronto, Canada. He is also a DJ, a former snowboard instructor, and can recite every word of the Lion King.
Jeff A.D. Martin
Soul-Stirring Speaker and Transformational Coach
Jeff A.D. Martin is a soul-stirring, thought-provoking, highly requested transformational speaker, who has been using his platform to inspire people from around the world.
Speaker, Author, Storyteller
Merav has delighted people around the world as she travelled spreading these Love Letters From Life as little reminders to everyone she meets that life loves you.
Productivity & Well-being Coach, HSP, Speaker, Podcast Host
Both highly sensitive and an expert in productivity and well-being, Clare will inspire you to get things done - including most importantly taking care of you!
JUNO-Nominated Singer-Songwriter, Storyteller & Keynote Concert Creator
Peter Katz is one of Canada’s most in-demand speakers, delivering highly customized ‘Keynote Concerts’ to organizations around the world. Peter has been described by many of his fans and speaking clients as "a thunderbolt for the soul”.
Wrestler, Speaker, Storyteller,
Philanthropist and Dad
Cody is a professional wrestler with IMPACT Wrestling, seen on millions of TV's every week. He also a youth speaker on positivity and the power of perseverance. He also leads his Give'r For Charity initiative for Children's charities across Canada.
Speaker, Coach, Resilience Expert
Mark Black is the only man in history to run a marathon with someone else's heart and lungs. He has spoken to nearly a quarter-million people around the world. Mark helps people build their internal resilience so they can thrive in challenging times.
Educator, Entrepreneur, Starter of Things
Nick is an entrepreneur and educator and starter of things, he looks to propagate social good with the campaigns he has started and the work he consistently does.
Motivational Speaker, Former NFL Cheerleader
Motivational Speaker and Former NFL Cheerleader has been featured on CBS, ABC, Nickelodeon and several media outlets around the country.
Youth Speaker & Entrepreneur
Sam Demma is an entrepreneur, youth coach, and keynote speaker. He co-founded the volunteer organization PickWaste, created the High Performing Student, delivered two TEDx Talks, and is a Board Director of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.
Mindfulness Teacher, Poet & Lover-of-Life
Janine Hogg is a spirited speaker and gifted poet, who brings her passion for connectivity to everything she does. With a voice that’s been said to “bring people home to themselves,” Janine’s imagery-rich offerings are like poetry for the soul.
An expert magician who has spent his life studying possibilities and how to create them. He believes that everyone is far more capable than they realize, and he works to help others discover their potential.
Adonis Rosalle Jr.
Advocate For Self Image Empowerment, Speaker, High Powered Noise Maker
The fat kid with enough confidence, self love and high energy to fill a donut shop. You Hungry?
I'm here to help you discover your unapologetic body image.
Speaker, Chef, Connector, Mindful Eating & Meditation Practitioner, Yogi
I am a connector, to you, others, your food and your habits. Let's get connected.
Speaker, Writer, Capacity Creator, Podcaster, TEDx Speaker, Entrepreneurship Professor
Melanie has helped thousands with their personal bandwidth. As the Capacity Management Expert, TEDx speaker and Professor, she shares powerful strategies, moving stories and staggering stats to help people discover their own capacity and ultimately how to respect it!
Speaker, Comedian, Seasoned Stutterer
A lifelong stutterer turned Forbes featured TEDx Speaker and Stand-up Comedian, Joze Piranian inspires people who hold back to overcome their "inner stutter" so they can skyrocket their potential in life. He speaks 6 languages and stutters in all of them!
Impact and Encouragement for All Ages
Andy Thibodeau is a 30+ year veteran speaker with keen eye for Spirit and Leadership! Rock history buff and avid storyteller, Andy is ready to bring impact to your Pep Talk!
Humanitarian, Speaker, Educator, Unshakable Optimist
Carla Cuglietta is an award winning humanitarian and personal leadership educator and coach. Carla has a deep belief that leadership is a mindset. She has helped thousands of people get from where they are now, to where they want to be through personal leadership.
Leadership Coach, Inspirational & Educational Speaker, University Professor
Mihai uses stories from his very diverse life experiences to teach the fundamentals of Leadership, Gratitude, Hard Work and Relationships.
Olympian, Speaker, Believe Initiative Founder
As an Olympic hurdler, Amazing Race Canada Finalist, and Motivational Speaker, Sarah can talk about mindset, resilience, training tips, scholarships, motivation and more!
International Speaker, Bestselling Author, Livin’ Life Large
Tyler Hayden has been called “Canada’s Answer to Alternative Energy.” His keynotes, team building, and learning events are like mainlining an Energy Drink.
Inspirational Speaker, Kindness Advocate, Career Coach, MS Ambassador
Gaby (with one b) is a heart-centered kindness advocate that lives with an invisible disability. She is an award-winning Inspirational Speaker that injects humour and energy into her presentations.
8-Time TEDx Speaker and Creator of “Thank U Live.”
Blake Fly is a Husband, Dad and 8-time TEDx speaker. He is the creator of the 55-year event series called “Thank U Live,” the annual experience for entrepreneurs around the world to look back on their year, celebrate their progress and appreciate the people in their lives.
Podcaster, Blogger, Joy Maker, Reveller
Hayley Press is loud and lively about reminding you to prioritize joy for yourself. She is here to help you revel in life and to do more of what makes you happy. This Reveller is sure to get you motivated and moving! WARNING: ridiculous dancing may occur.
Teenspirational Speaker, TV Show Presenter,
Vaibhav is the 19 year old CEO and TV Show Presenter from Nepal on a mission to inspiring teens and youths to become a Champion!
Change Leadership Speaker, Entrepreneur, & Professional Eye Opener
Joel is the founder of The Beanstalk Project, an author, and a university educator, but he's particularly interested in helping people who want to make a bigger difference while also having more fun.
TEDx Speaker, “Art of Life-ing” Founder, Award-Winning Marketer
Keka fills people’s hearts with joy and their souls with strength.Whenever self-doubt creeps in, Keka helps you re-center to believe in yourself, so you can DO life on-purpose and on your own terms. Keka calls this: “The Art of Life-ing!”
Speaker, Sales Expert, Master Motivator
Shawn has been motivating and inspiring audiences since 2009. He believes that motivation is intrinsic, and with the right perspective we form our new reality.