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Mastermind & accountability for your small business in the company of like-minded entrepreneurs!

The second The Bird Table session, a monthly business development group for female business owners in the Oakville|Burlington|Mississauga area, will be launching this January. Come grow your business more quickly with like-minded business owners. We hold each other accountable to help you – and your business – stay on track. Work with a professional coach in an affordable setting one morning a month for a 3 month term. Message me here for details.

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I want you to love your work. I help individuals and teams get more – from themselves and from each other. I’m a career & business coach and facilitator whose superpowers include ruthless efficiency – which makes me sound like a Monty Python sound bite – and a wicked sense of humour.


  • Career coaching: If you’re looking for somewhere new to hang your work hat, please get in touch. I’ve been where you are – and found my way. I will:

    – help you figure out what’s next for you

    – review your CV and your LinkedIn profile

    – even talk to you about – eek! – networking

  • Facilitation: Are you

    – realizing that 20% of your group is providing 80% of the contribution to your meetings?

    – wondering how to get 100% participation in your meetings?

    – missing out on some of the wisdom in the room?

    – looking for a team-building workshop that includes “hard fun”?

    I am a certified facilitator of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and materials. What does this mean for you? I can help you and your team go deeper quicker.

If you’re looking for options, when you’re ready to try something different, take a deep breath and call or email me. Let’s have a conversation about what’s possible.

Together we will sort out where you want to go, and the next steps to get there.  

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