April 26, 2017 by Speakers' Spotlight
Spotlight On: Opt-In Deadline (!), New Speakers, and A Peek “Inside Our Boardroom”
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Speakers’ Spotlight is pleased to now represent musician Raine Maida — best known as the frontman of Our Lady Peace — who speaks with passion on how people can easily access their powers of imagination; Kevin Breel, whose TEDx Talk “Confessions of a Depressed Comic” has garnered more than four million views, making it one of the most watched TED talks ever on mental health and depression; the former co-host of Canada AM and now a co-host at the The Social, Marci Ien, who shares lessons on change and transformation; and celebrity design duo Colin and Justin, who show how designing a successful life can be a lot like designing a beautiful home.
Throughout the year, we’re lucky to welcome many of our speakers to our boardroom, where they update us on what’s new, share insights from their latest projects and presentations, and answer our many curious questions. The latest to have joined us are Business and Technology Visionary Leonard Brody, who discussed the coming automated world and what it means for employees and employers; and Kevin Breel, who explained how he uses comedy in his mental health talks to lighten the mood around what can be a heavy topic.
Acclaimed BNN anchor Amanda Lang believes that embracing discomfort is key to achieving success. In her new book, The Beauty of Discomfort, she draws on cutting-edge neuroscience to help people become more creative, more innovative, and more effective at work and at home. Human Physiologist and Exercise Medicine Researcher Dr. Greg Wells aims to help people sleep better, eat better, move better, and think better in his just-released book, The Ripple Effect, which sees him providing simple tips to transform health and performance.