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I was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, in 1977. I am the youngest of five children; I have two older brothers and two older sisters. We moved around quite a bit when I was a child. I mainly grew up in New Jersey and Michigan however. When I was a young boy, about five, I experienced fairly serious brain trauma. This incident, along with a medication I was prescribed for it, led to some notable changes to my mentality and social standing. All of the biological effects the fall ended up causing paled in comparison to the social effect it had on me.
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Lynn McLaughlin is a mother of three adult children and about to celebrate her 29th anniversary. She is now an entrepreneur whose goal is to help people steer through crisis to discover new possibilities in their lives and/or business. She is helping writers tell their stories by guiding them through the complex world of publishing. Her podcast brings to light the countless people who celebrate facing complex challenges in their lives because they found a new and exciting path. She is driven, counts every blessing and laughs until she cries.
Visit Lynn @ https://lynnmclaughlin.com/

 

Dr. Birgitte Tan is a global speaker, best selling author, certified Grief and Life Success Consultant, and oncologist. She is the founder of “Dance Away Sadness: Move Beyond Your Grief™” recovery method that helps people release the part of grief that words cannot touch. Birgitte helps people THRIVE through tough times and Win with more ease and fun. She looks forward to helping you effortlessly transform your tragedies to timeless treasures of thriving joyful living.  Visit Dr. Birgitte Tan @ http://fromgrievingtojoyfulliving.com/

As a writer, I am the author of 3 successful books on Canadian marketing and media relations and was a weekly columnist at the Globe and Mail newspaper and the Toronto Star. As an educator, I have taught marketing courses at the Schulich School of Business, the University of Toronto, and the University of Western Ontario. As an entrepreneur, I have worked with many high-profile clients, including the Toronto Blue Jays and Queen’s University. Visit : www.woottensommers.com

Honoured as the trailblazing entrepreneur For Women in Canadian Optical, Wendy Buchanan is the founder and creative force behind Perceptions Eyewear Inc.: a one-of-a-kind mobile eyewear boutique in Toronto, Canada. Wendy offers personal Eyewear Styling appointments right at client’s home/office. Recognized as the Eyewear Image Expert, Wendy is an Image Consultant, Licensed Optician and Educator sharing her program, Be Spectacular™ globally.
www.perceptionseyewear.com, www.bespectacular.com

Catherine Ferrar is one of The Jelly Girls a business that started as a child’s dream in a neighbour’s Garden of Eden. With a passion for food, she shares her dream with Chefs, home cooks and small food businesses at Our Kitchen Brantford.  Catherine loves that the making of good food has created a family and built a supportive community that celebrates everyone’s success.  She is growing into her grownup dream.  I am very proud. Visit Catherine at http://ourkitchenbrantford.ca/

Lorraine Peters is a wife, mother, nana. She has 2 daughters & 3 step Children, 5 grandsons & 2 granddaughters. As a Senior Stylist with Nygard Style Direct she loves to help women look & feel fabulous.. She is a co-author of Dynamic Women Success Secrets, a member of Brantford Chamber of Commerce, Brantford Company of Women, Brant Women Networking Group and a Lifetime member of Dynamic Women International. Visit Lorraine at: www.lorrainepeters.nygardstyle.com

Victoria Lorient-Faibish MEd, RP, CCC, BCPP, RPE is a Registered Psychotherapist, a legacy professional with over 25 years in experience. She is a relationship expert, life coach, author of 2 books, & award winning inspirational keynote speaker. Her skilled communication style fosters deep self-awareness in her clients, leading to change and healing. Her focus is to disrupt multi-generational family patterns. She has a master’s degree in educational psychology, and her influences include eastern philosophies, the basis for her brand of holistic psychotherapy. Connect with Victoria @ www.visualizationworks.com

I am married with three kids. I am passionate about what I do, and love helping people build their brand and business. I am currently writing a book. My favourite hobbies are paddle boarding & travelling and I adore the ocean and mountains.  Connect with Sherri @ https://purplebeanmedia.com/lets-talk/

Trish is an entrepreneurial coach, author and speaker on mentorship; an untapped resource that contributes to our success. She has published 2 books: Breaking Barriers 10 Entrepreneurial Women Share Their Stories and A Diary of Change 12 Personal Tools. With a love for writing she has co-authored a complimentary e-magazine W2 = Wealth and Wellbeing. and is a regular contributor to Thrive Global. She is the founder and blog host for the #ShareYourStories series and invites you to participate with your feature. To learn more about Trish visit: trishtonaj.com