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Spotlight On: May 2018

Spotlight On: New Speakers, Chris Hadfield for MasterClass, Sales Expert Phil Jones, and More!

Who's New?

The marketing industry is making a huge shift from “mass” to “millennial” — and every brand is vying for the demo’s coveted attention. Andrew Au, co-founder of the millennial marketing agency Intercept Group, shares his winning formula for millennial engagement, based his experience working with some of the world’s largest brands, including Microsoft, Intuit, 3M, Scotiabank, 7-Eleven and more.

Jamie Mason Cohen is a certified handwriting analyst whose TEDx talk on how to spot a leader through their handwriting has been viewed more than 1.4 million times. His gift allows him to help spot a person’s strengths — and weaknesses — in ways they may not be aware of themselves.

Sexual harassment, racism, or classism – whether it is one or all three, these attitudes create a toxic work environment that weaken morale and can lead to weakened revenues. Risha Grant’s mission is to show how diversity and communication education can create an inclusive culture in every company and, as a result, increase the bottom line.

Just 21 years old, Manu (Swish) Goswami is already a serial tech entrepreneur, a Fortune 500 consultant for Google and American Express, and a venture capitalist. A disruptor, curator, and a builder, he shares his insights into the trends leading technology and business decisions today.

As the Co-Founder and President of Business of Cannabis, Canada’s authoritative source for news and analysis of the emerging cannabis industry, Jay Rosenthal provides context and insight into how this new sector is affecting politics, finance, healthcare, entrepreneurship and the workplace.

 

Chris Hadfield Joins Global Icons with New Masterclass Series

Impossible things happen. When he was just nine years old, Chris Hadfield knew he wanted to go to space. Eventually, he went there three times, ultimately becoming a commander of the International Space Station. In his new series for MasterClass, Chris teaches people what it takes to become an astronaut, and what the future holds for humans in the final frontier.

 

Speakers Ending the Stigma During CHMA's Mental Health Week

The Canadian Mental Health Association’s national “Mental Health Week” occurred earlier this month, and we were proud to highlight a few of the brave speakers we represent who are helping to end the stigma surrounding mental health issues through sharing their personal mental health challenges.

 

At The Spotlight with Phil M. Jones

Phil Jones has made it his life’s work to demystify the sales process. Phil recently visited our office to share his high-level, practical sales strategies with a number of our valued clients, to help motivate them to achieve better results and help build a driven company culture.

 

The Spotlight Agency: Jessi Cruickshank Brings Glamour to Galas

As the host of many of television’s most popular programs, Jessi Cruickshank knows how to capture eyes and ears. Acclaimed for her hilarious humor and friendly demeanour, Jessi showcases her unique abilities as an emcee, moderator, or on-stage interviewer for corporate conferences, glamourous galas, cozy chats, and more.