Mandy candidly shares her journey from a small fishing town to becoming one of North America’s most powerful entrepreneurs. Mandy built a multi-million-dollar empire from the ground up by turning her passion into ingenuity and her personal brand into an award-winning business model. Born and raised in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, the daughter of a lobster fisherman, Mandy left home at the age of 18 with an old hockey bag, an audacious dream, and her cheeky smile, and the rest is history. Expect candid anecdotes and practical, straight-forward advice on leadership, authenticity, and harnessing potential.
Redefining the collar, blue™
North America has a massive skilled trade shortage, that affects everyone. We are paying more and waiting longer for services, companies aren’t able to scale, and important infrastructure projects, like roads, transit and hospitals are facing major delays. How did we get here? Perception! Societal ideology has brainwashed people to believe that white-collar careers are better than blue-collar ones, when they should command equal respect because we need both! Our current reality is university graduates who can’t find jobs and well-paying skilled trade jobs sitting empty. This has got to stop. In this candid, and real-life conversation Mandy will provide the steps organizations can take to reverse the skilled trade shortage.
Unleashing Your Bare Potential™
Each individual has their own blueprint which makes them an absolute rarity in the world. Using her own story, Mandy inspires the confidence in people to discover and foster their own blueprints. Through candid, honest, and often funny antidotes, Mandy encourages people to open themselves up to their innate architecture, create their own path, and creatively harness individual strengths to discover their Bare Potential™. She inspires and helps the audience to discover and unleash their true potential. Mandy empowers audiences explore what makes them unique and use it to their advantage in life and business.
Women of Influence | Top 25
Atlantic Business | Top 50 CEO's
RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards | Momentum Award