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Motivational speaker for the Family & Community Support Services of Alberta

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

On November 27, 2015, I am a closing humorous motivational speaker for the Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta( FCSSAA).

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Motivational speaker for First Nations Nurses Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 @ 01:37 PM

On November 26, 2015, I am the closing motivational speaker for the University of Saskatchewan Regional Nursing Workshop at the Sheraton Cavalier in Saskatoon, Sk.

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How We Show People They Don't Matter

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Thu, Nov 19, 2015 @ 01:26 PM

Chandra showed up 25 minutes late for our lunch date. When asked what happened, she shrugged her shoulders and changed the subject. During our conversation, she tapped away at her BlackBerry, avoided eye contact, cut me off in mid-sentence, and glanced at her watch several times.  Throughout lunch, I got the sinking feeling that I just don't matter to her. This kind of distracted, self absorbed behaviour is increasingly common, unfortunately.
 
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Motivational Speaker for the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Nov 18, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

On November 5, 2015, I am a motivational speaker for the RVDA convention and expo at the Bally's Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Journey to a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Fri, Nov 13, 2015 @ 10:22 AM

I was motivational speaker for the Schedule 2 Employers Group on October 7, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.
Here, I had the pleasure of watching guest speakers, Jo-Anne Bassett and Julia Tahardi, from Hydro One talk about their strategy to mental health at work.

Hydro One employees serve their communities by providing reliable power to customers.
The utility company has 5,369 full time employees, of which 78 % are men. Hydro One's goal is for work to be a psychologically safe and healthy workplace.

A psychologically healthy environment supports employee engagement, worker health and well being, recruitment and retention.

The reasons Hydro One embarked on a mental health program are it:

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Motivational Speaker for Wisconsin Parks and Recreation

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Wed, Nov 04, 2015 @ 07:22 AM

On November 4, 2015, I am the opening humorous motivational speaker for the Wisconsin Parks and Recreation Conference at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wi.

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Motivational Speaker for the Knowledge Bureau Distinguished Advisor Conference

Posted by Jody Urquhart on Mon, Nov 02, 2015 @ 12:59 PM

On November 11, 2015, I will be speaking for the Knowledge Bureau Distinguished Advisor conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Approximately 200 top wealth income advisors from across canada will attend the inspirational event.

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