Workplace Stress & Wellness Speakers

| World-class experts with world-class advice

Does your team need to learn how to better communicate in a stressful workplace? Do they need to shift their mindsets in order to spot the plethora of opportunities that exist in a post-pandemic economy? Or do you need to learn how to manage your habits and mindset to be the best version of yourself – at work and at home?

Then we’ve got you covered.

Our roster of reputable, approachable and informed experts cover a broad range of stress and workplace topics providing busy professionals with reliable, evidence-based, realistic solutions to challenges involving physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and organizational health.

To learn more or book any of our speakers, contact us here or click on the link in the speaker’s bio.

| Our Roster of Corporate Stress and Wellness Speakers

Nicole Porter | Stress Coach, Wellness Educator, and creator of The Hidden Stress Framework

Nicole Porter is an award-winning Stress Coach, Nutritionist, and Wellness Educator, and founder of Nicole Porter Wellness, which has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Corporate Wellness Service Companies in Canada. Nicole is also a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Registered Nutritional Therapist, Healthy Weight Loss Coach, Pilates Coach, and former Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach, with training in mindfulness-based stress reduction and behaviour change.

Through Seminars, Workshops, Group Coaching, and online courses like The 8 Weeks to Awesome Wellness Challenge, Nicole has developed The Hidden Stress Framework, helping busy, stressed out professionals mindfully overcome the Top 10 Unhealthy Habits that can sabotage their physical and mental health – without them even knowing it.

Having overcome her own health challenges with natural therapies, Nicole combines personal experience with formal education to provide a realistic, evidence-based, and empowering approach to wellness.

Based in Canada but working with clients around the world, Nicole Porter Wellness has also been awarded Nutritionist of the Year in British Columbia, Best Nutritionist in Vancouver, Best Work/Life Specialist and Best Wellness Coach and Educator in British Columbia.

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Paul Griggs | Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Paul is a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) based out of Vancouver, BC, Canada. He works with adults who are experiencing the challenges around life changes, stress and anxiety, relationship challenges, workplace stress, and those interested in finding higher purpose and fulfilment in life. He is a member of the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Paul also has over 20 years of experience in business leadership as a senior executive and as an entrepreneur. In the past he has also worked with leaders and staff both as a counsellor and as a coach to help manage the emotional, mental, and physical effects of working in a high demand entrepreneurial setting.

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Marion Grobb Finkelstein | Workplace Communication and Training

Marion Grobb Finkelstein is a woman on a mission: To create healthy and productive workplaces by helping leaders leverage their innate communications skills.

Today, leaders are required to do more than ever before. Their colleagues, clients, and team members want to be heard and understood, and have communication on their terms.

Proven, practical, and powerful in today’s workplace, the techniques you receive from Marion demonstrate how to be a resilient leader/communicator in your business. This award-winning leader provides you with well-researched strategies and tactics that are focused on moving what you learn to action.

When Marion presents, you and your colleagues gain step-by-step solutions to your most time-consuming, energy-sucking, and budget-guzzling leadership communication challenges. It all begins with how you talk to yourself and ends with how you talk to others. As a certified personality assessment specialist, Marion gives you insights on why and how you and others behave and communicate the way you do, and gives you tools to build bridges between the various communication and personality types. You will celebrate the difference and build on the similarities.

The Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada presented Marion with the “Award for Leadership in Service Innovation”. Specifically, she was recognized for overseeing the communications associated with establishing the first- ever Tim Hortons coffee outlet in Kandahar Airfield for the Canadian Forces and allied forces in Afghanistan. She is also an author, award-winning Toastmaster, and cablevision program host and producer.

A member of Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and Global Speakers Federation, Marion has an Honours BAdmin degree, Marketing Research Statement of Achievement, Media Communications Honours certificate, and is True ColorsTM and Personality DimensionsTM certified. She has both the training and the in-the-trenches experience to get the results you deserve.

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Peter Twist | Human Performance Coach

Peter Twist, MSc, is an exercise physiologist with 11 years coaching experience in the NHL. Coach Twist has trained over 700 professional athletes with his firm TWIST Performance + Wellness training and treating 2,000 pro and Olympic athletes and 20,000 collegiate and high school athletes over 20 years.

A passionate educator, Peter has published 1200 papers, 20 books and manuals, 44 DVDs and 22 certifications. His Master Trainers teach TWIST Certifications in 33 countries, also available on-line for digital study. He is a Scientific Advisor to the Global Foundation of Community Health, a research group collaborating on children’s physical literacy and sustainable health.

Twist’s research and writing focusses on the brain-body connection, 3D movement skills, mindset motivation and holistic health.

Peter has been awarded the 2001 NSCA’s President’s Award, 2003 CanFitPro Specialty Presenter of the Year, 2010 IDEA Program Director of the Year, CanFitPro’s 2012 Canadian Presenter of the Year, 2013 IDEA World Fitness Inspiration Award and in 2015, was inducted into the USA Fitness Hall of Fame. In 2018, Twist was honored with IDEA China’s Most Inspirational Fitness Leader award.

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Chad Gibson | Leadership and Business Specialist

Through his internationally acclaimed leadership training and coaching services, Chad specializes in helping leaders and organizations turn their genius and potential into winning teams that produce unprecedented business results.

Chad has led leadership engagements with over 100 companies worldwide and stood in front of over 10,000 leaders. Top CEOs, Founders, Sales Leaders, and Entrepreneurs trust Chad to help them through their most difficult decisions and strategic crossroads.

In his last corporate position, he was accountable for over four thousand team members and five hundred management personnel. Under his guidance, the business grew from 70 million in sales to over 500 million in 10 years.

Chad then worked internationally as a leadership consultant. Forbes recognized him as one of the senior consultants on a team awarded as one of the “Best Management Consulting Firms in America”; solidifying the group in the top 1% of all firms in the US.

Using Chad’s tried and tested step-by-step system, even the newest leaders and entrepreneurs or even most seasoned ones, can quickly and easily elevate their leadership skills and confidence and create a life where the team and business work seamlessly together to make their vision a reality.

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Jessica (Owen) Reigh | Physiotherapist

Jessica is a Physiotherapist and a Life Coach, a combination that has proven to be effective in empowering people to live their best life. Whether recovering from an acute injury, dealing with chronic pain, or simply just wanting more from life, Jessica believes the body and mind cannot be dealt with as separate entities, and provides the tools to help her clients reach their goals. For those unsure of what their goals are, Jessica helps her clients discover them in a way that holds meaning and fulfillment for their life.

Jessica graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University in 2003 before pursuing her Masters in Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia in 2006. These became her tickets to learn and went on to pursue her certifications in two needling treatments, acupuncture (CAFCI) and Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) through the Gunn Institute. She is also certified in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and uses these tools to help assess her client’s pain in a systematic approach, along with functional movement evaluation before return to sport or activities. Perhaps her greatest tool is the time she takes to educate her clients about their condition and what they need to do outside of her office to ensure they get the most out of her treatments.

As an avid golfer, Jessica has completed her certification through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). This allows her to physically screen golfers for their sport, allowing for greater performance and injury prevention.

Prior to Physiotherapy, Jessica worked for many years as an athletic trainer, primarily with professional and elite lacrosse players. In 2006, Jessica had a paper published in Physical Therapy discussing ACL injury prevention by way of neuromuscular training programs and has since lectured on this topic. As a passionate educator, Jessica has taught in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba and continues to teach and assist courses in Vancouver.

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The Wellness Advantage Group Coaching Challenge

Alex Elson | Executive Coach (1 on 1)

After more than 30 years as a Senior Executive in multiple disciplines, including Global Risk Management, Healthcare and Insurance, specializing in building businesses and turning around under-performing organizations, Alex has a proven track record for leading entire companies, and individuals, through the necessary (and sometimes painful) transformation to make positive and sustainable change.

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