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The Destination for High Performers. Work Better - Live Better. We talk with, and learn from, the most intriguing and innovative leaders out there. We look for the people who are making "big moves" in their field. Every episode we will learn from the best and leave you with actionable advice,Read more

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Vincent De Haître: 2 Olympics, 2 Sports, 180 days = Winning Mindset, Goalsetting and Grit

Nov 29 • 38:41
2 Olympics, 2 different sports in only 180 days. That is the incredible feat Vincent De Haître is attempting to add to his already impressive resume.
The cyclist Vincent de Haitre competed at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games this summer and placed 5th in Team pursuit. The speed skater Vincent de Haitre is now attempting to make it to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games in February. ...

Elizabeth Manley : Olympic Icon, Mental Health Advocate and Life Coach

Nov 20 • 42:26
Boasting more than 30 years in both amateur and professional figure skating, Elizabeth Manley was the first Canadian female to successfully land a triple-double combination jump in competition. She has participated in two Olympic Games, six World Championships, and has won three National Titles.
She is probably most famous for having the performance of her life at Calgary 1...

Kelly Kauffman - Building a Winning Culture with the Milwaukee Bucks, Staffing a New Facility and Teambuilding in the New Normal

Nov 16 • 32:33
Kelly Kauffman is a Chief Human Capital Officer with the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks.  Kelly had held various leadership roles before joining the Bucks as Vice President of Human Resources back in 2014.  She has since seen the team win a NBA championship, grow it's brand presence both locally and internationally and spearheaded the staffing and people...

Dr Vanessa Bohns: You Have More Influence Than You Think, How We Underestimate Our Power of Persuasion and Why It Matters

Nov 9 • 31:41
Dr. Vanessa Bohns is a Social Psychologist and Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Cornell University. She holds a PhD in Psychology from Columbia University and an AB from Brown University. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times and Harvard Business Review and her research has been featured by the Wall Street Journal and New York Times.
Her new book You Have M...

Sola Sigurdardottir : Balancing Athletics and Education, Icelandic Roots and Overcoming Moments of Struggle

Nov 2 • 31:59
Sola Sigurdardottir is a CrossFit athlete from Iceland who is currently based in the UK for her studies.  She has twice been a CrossFit Games team athlete and competed in the European Regionals.  Back in October she took the Madrid Championships for her first high profile championship win as an individual.
Sola is in university to become a chiropractor and is a Nike Trainin...

Traci Callahan : Finding Your Path, Pressure Situation Techniques and Dedication

Oct 27 • 31:26
Traci Callahan is a highly accomplished pro beach volleyball player.  She was featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd after earning NCAA Div II Freshman of the Year.  She also was awarded Female Athlete of the Year and was a 3-time All American.
Following college she switched to beach volleyball and entered the professional ranks.  She has been a USA National Te...

Stacey Leawood: Youngest NBA Player Agent, Growth through Caring and Impacting Lives

Oct 21 • 32:43
Stacey Leowood has recently become the youngest certified NBA Player agent in Canada.  Herself a varsity Track and Field athlete in university, Stacey has also spent time as a Director of Player Personnel with the Guelph Nighthawks and as an Assistant Coach for both the Memorial University Men's Basketball Team and the Newfoundland Rogues Professional Basketball Team.  
In ...

Digit Murphy : Connecting Athletes to Business, Challenging the Status Quo and Coaching

Oct 14 • 28:33
In this special Crossover episode with Bill Banham, host of the HRchat Podcast, Jamie talks with legendary Brown University Coach, Cornell University Athletic Hall of Famer and current Premier Hockey Federation (formerly NWHL) Toronto Six franchise president Digit Murphy. 
Digit's newest entrepreneurial venture, Ruth is working to help level the playing field for women athl...

Rea Kolbl: Endurance Racing, Eco-Challenge and Tackling an Eating Disorder

Sep 23 • 34:01
Rea Kolbl is a well-rounded athlete who started her athletic pursuits in gymnastics and is now focused on obstacle racing, ultra running and ski mountaineering. She has been on the podium at the Spartan US National Series, has twice won the World's Toughest Mudder (a 24 hour obstacle race) and triumphed at the Spartan Ultra World Championship.
She also finished second on a ...

Victoria Bach: IIHF World Champions, Olympic centralization and exploring her Indigenous heritage

Sep 16 • 20:45
Victoria Bach is a member of this year's IIHF gold medal winning Canadian Women's Hockey team.  She is one of the young stars added to the national team ahead of next year's Olympics.  Victoria was a standout at Boston University where she holds records in all-time goals, points, most goals in a single season and most points in a season. She is the first woman in the progr...

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