Professional speaker and writer, Jody Urquhart has been inspiring corporate audiences since 1998. Recognized in Canada, the United States and Ireland, she has presented her signature topic, Creating Meaningful Work, to 100 organizations last year alone. Her monthly column on the
same subject appears in over twenty five trade journals. Jody is also an associate speaker for the Individual Development Organization in Vancouver where she works with Bill Clennan, the Dean of Canadian Speakers.
Jody holds diplomas in Professional Speaking from Mount Royal College and in Management and Marketing from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. She studied management for three years at the University of Calgary. Her business experience includes management positions in
both the banking and retail industries.
Jody is a proud member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and holds the distinction of being one of the founding board members of the Calgary Chapter.
All programs are customized with the help of the meeting planner. We have a customization questionnaire that takes about 15-20 minutes to fill out and this REALLY helps me to make the program more relevant to your people.
Beyond money, creating meaning in your work
Bring the BEST out of your people
Inspire leaders to support the REAL power of the corporation: their people. Power comes from skills, contribution and passion for the work. You will find out how the strongest leaders tap into the hearts, minds, and imaginations of the people in their organizations and
- power comes from people
- challenge and meaningful work
- how to TRUST people and stop relying on rules
- build a culture of appreciation
- get people to think outside of their current role and expand their perspective (How does my job affect my colleagues? the company vision?)
Your BOLD Service Mentality
Make service your top priority
- who do we serve and why?
- a compassionate system
- re-enforcing your service mentality
- get to the heart of service
purpose and vision aligns the force
Confidence and self esteem for women
- Build confidence in the future
- Visualize success
- Change your mind; change your life
- Whose side are you on anyway? How to stop putting yourself down
- Overcoming performance anxiety
With the passion, humor and clarity that has become her trademark, Jody unravels some of the things that affect our lives, and teaches us simple things we can do to grow.
Jody's Communication Trademarks:
" Jody, you tell such rich and provocative stories, I find myself saying, I can relate!"
Toby Merlin, Association Executive
Captivating and Inspiring!
Some of Jody's Clients include:
The University of Calgary, City of Calgary, BCIT, TD Bank, CIBC, Mount Royal College, the Bay, Qualico, Apartment Association, Uniglobe Travel, Caldwell Banker, Royal Lepage, Remax, Century 21, Riverside Management, Braemar Developments