YES Inspirational Speakers
Dan Harsent :: Effective Networking Resulting in Business Success
YES Free Mixer :: August 4th at 6PM :: Maximum Furniture
Dan Harsent, a certified radio marketing consultant, decided to leave the media world and take over A1 People Care Ltd - a privately held home care and medical staffing agency.
Dan shared with us how a successful networking could result in a flourishing business.
Tony Joe :: How can your business grow by serving the community?
YES Free Mixer :: July 7 at 6PM :: Vista 18
Tony Joe is a Victoria realtor since 1991 renown locally and internationally for his productivity and quality of service. Tony has served as an elected Director of the Victoria Real Estate Board and at the National level of organized Real Estate. He currently represents Victoria on the BC Real Estate Association Government Relations Committee. He also acts as the Vice-Chair of the Victoria Dragonboat Festival Society and is also Co-chair of the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness along with Mayor Dean Fortin.
Tony Joe shared with us real life examples and talked about how the more he gives to his community, the more he is successful in his business. By combining personal interests, hobbies and business, everyone can create an awesome network and make valuable local contributions at the same time.
John Smurthwaite :: My Smartphone can do what!?
YES Free Mixer :: June 2 at 6PM :: Parkside Victoria
John Smurthwaite is a highly motivated professional with an extensive international experience in Business Development, Manufacturing, and Program Management, principally in the defense, marine and aerospace sectors. John Smurthwaite is the founder of Cellulearn, a Victoria company focused on personalized smartphone training to help businesses improve their productivity and efficiency by leveraging their existing cellular phones hardware.
John dived us into the world of Smartphones. We all have them, we all love them, but our Smartphones can do so much more for us. His presentation “My Smartphone can do what!?” proved to all of us that smartphones are more than just a communication tool.
Allan Baylis :: The Magic Bullet
YES Free Mixer :: April 21 at 6PM :: SALUTE Restaurant and Lounge
Allan Baylis is high energetic and entertaining world class Speaker with over 5,000 presentations around the world. Allan’s presentations focus on management, sales, leadership, customer service and personal growth, all filled with real life and business solutions based on thirty years of experience.
Allan’s book The Magic Bullet is a culmination of his experiences: a daily approach for personal growth. A program of daily application that will help internalize attitudes and skills that will have a dramatic impact on all that we do. Allan showed us how to put thoughts into action by using the Magic Bullet as the catalyst for our success stories.
Terri Davies :: Sociability
YES Free Mixer :: April 7 at 6PM :: SALUTE Restaurant and Lounge
Terri Davies has built a reputation for creating successful online marketing strategies and delivering high-quality, easy-to-apply information on social media for business. Terri is a passionate consultant and engaging presenter who teaches that, when used correctly, social media can have incredible benefits.
Sociability is the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows. YES members are business professionals who spend a fair amount of time networking and building relationships. It is important to keep the energy of the networking mixer alive in-between meetings, and continue to strengthen your connections using social media. During her presentation, Terri focused on leveraging LinkedIn and other social networks to enhance YES entrepreneurs existing business relationships.
David Calder :: From Dream to Achievement
YES Free Mixer :: March 17 at 6PM :: The Office Lounge
David Calder is a Canadian rower. He was born in Victoria, BC. David graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing. David is currently 3 times Canadian Olympic Rower. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China and he won the Silver Olympic Medal.
David represented Canada in the sport of rowing for nearly 2 decades, reaching extreme highs and extreme lows. Through his Olympic journey he has learned how to turn any situation into success. David showed us how to break down existing barriers that stand in the way of accomplishing long-term targets through the telling of his Olympic story.
Rob Reid :: Integrating Business with Social Responsibility
YES Free Mixer :: March 3rd at 6PM :: The Office Lounge
Rob Reid, the owner of Front Runners, is infamous for his running, his passion for Terry Fox and his commitment to people. Alongside his regular marathons adventures, he is currently working with Woodwynn Farm, Every Step Counts and the Fox Foundation to make a difference in the community.
Rob Reid shared with us his inspiring and passionate life and gave us advices and real life examples of how to integrate our entrepreneurial business with social responsibility successfully.
Randy Hnatko :: Growing Sales in a Tough Economy
YES Free Mixer :: February 17th at 6PM :: The Office Lounge
Randy Hnatko is President of Trainwest Management and Consulting, a Sales and Management Training and Consulting organization affiliated with the Sandler Training Organization. Randy has over 30 years of senior business experience. He is also a Trainer, Speaker, Author and Consultant to domestic and international companies.
One of the major keys to successful selling is to maintain control of the sales process. Top performers recognize that their successes in managing their sales team and growing their business in a tough economy are directly related to the relationship between their emotions, their behaviors and their skills.
This informative seminar reviewed the relationship between these three elements and helped us identify and understand our limiting beliefs and develop new ways to guarantee more favorable outcomes and greater success.
Website: www.tmcinc.sandler.com & Twitter: @RandyHnatko
Anthony Hamilton :: The Five Laws to Success
YES Free Mixer :: February 3rd at 6PM :: The Office Lounge
Anthony Hamilton is a former Professor of Communication at Capilano University. He is also the author of "Mind, Time and Power!" and the creator of the "Inner Game of Success" training program.
After nearly three decades of research into what makes people successful, Anthony has summarized his results into five powerful principles he calls the "Five Laws of Success" which we all need to master if we are to reach the levels of success we wish. A weakness in any one of these will throw a monkey wrench into our 'success engine' and either slow us down or stop us altogether. Understanding and mastering these five principles will guarantee greater success for everyone who applies them.
& Twitter: @anthonyhamilton
YES Free Mixer :: January 20th at 6PM :: The Office Lounge
Brian Walsh :: How to Conquer Self-Sabotage and Limiting Beliefs
Brian Walsh, PhD is a specialist in accelerated learning and a clinical hypnotherapist who will help us explore ways to conquer self-sabotage and limiting beliefs.
Come, mingle and listen to our amazing speaker to:
• Learn how setting intention maximizes results
• Find out why 97% of behaviour is unconscious, and how to capitalize on this
• Get a handle on what causes self-sabotage
• Explore how to break through limiting beliefs and patterns
• Realize how important it is to move outside their "comfort zone"
• Be better prepared to embrace change