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Creative Content

One Workshop; presented via ZOOM! Limit of 10 people!

Friday, September 24 •  9AM – 11AM, Zoom
Friday, October 1 •  9AM – 11AM, Zoom
Friday, October 8 •  9AM – 11AM, Zoom

Are you haphazardly creating content in your business? Having a plan, process, and strategy can make creating digital content (blogs, social media, videos) easier and more effective at attracting and nurturing the right customers for your business.
In this workshop series, you’ll learn how to start your content marketing plan. Each session will include an introduction to 1-2 different content types and time for group discussion, brainstorming, and Q&A time. After each session, you will be given a challenge (related to the topics of the day) to complete before the next call. All attendees will get a downloadable/printable workbook with everything you need to start your content marketing plan for your business.
You will:
·       Learn the basics of 3-5 different online content types

·       Brainstorm (lots of) topics and themes
·       Start your first content style guide
·       Discover your processes to make content writing and production easier
·       Learn how to create and maintain your own content calendar

After Day 3 you will know where to start and how to keep your content churning while you’re running your business.

Attendees should have a computer or notebook (for brainstorming, notes, and to start creating their plan)

Attendees will receive some Writer Gal swag!

REGISTER BY TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021. There will be a maximum of 10 participants enrolled in this workshop.

PRESENTED BY: Ashley Doan, Writer Gal Marketing Services

  • Ashley Doan is the “WriterGal” who helps you show off your unique expertise and become a trusted niche expert through content marketing. She is an expert at turning letters into words and words into sentences that best communicate your unique knowledge and message. Blog writing is her passion, but she won’t shy away from helping you with website content, social media snippets, or email marketing. In addition to done-for-you writing for clients, Ashley has been teaching blogging and content marketing or the past 3 years in-person and online through her self-hosted events and regularly teaches through Small Business BC and Women’s Enterprise Centre.Today, she works from home with 2 toddlers and a Jack Russell…which is probably why she’s also got a crazy addiction to coffee. Invite her for a coffee today at

Claiming Your Creativity with Tammy Thielman

Tuesday, October 5, 12, and 19th •  9 AM – 11 AM, Zoom

Join Tammy in learning about healthy boundaries, beating imposter syndrome and letting go of guilt so that you can freely enjoy, create and GROW your soul-centered business!
Part 1: Living and Loving Healthy Boundaries

 Join Tammy to explore and chat about how healthy boundaries can boost our energy level, inspire creativity and give us more time for life and work! If you identify with ‘people pleasing’ or saying “yes” way too often, this talk about setting boundaries can help you learn and practice healthy limit setting.

Part 2: Kick Imposter Syndrome with Self Confidence

Imposter syndrome and building self-confidence: Join Tammy to learn and chat about what is ‘imposter syndrome’ that holds so many talented and passionate women entrepreneurs back from pursuing their dream. Help your self-confidence grow by picking up some easy, everyday skills from this talk on following your passion and creativity: there is room for you and your business!

Part 3: Say Goodbye to Guilt

Like people pleasing and imposter syndrome, guilt is one of the most common feelings female entrepreneurs struggle with. Learn about letting go of guilt, exploring your values and priorities and building your life and business into what you want and need!

Participation in all three sessions is beneficial. 
REGISTER BY FRIDAY,OCTOBER 5th, 2021. There will be a maximum of 10 participants enrolled in this workshop.
Presented by: Tammy Theilman, BSW, MSW, RSW
Tammy Thielman is a local registered mental health and wellness counsellor who specializes in supporting trauma survivors of all ages in recovery and healing. Tammy’s office is a cabin and her counselling practice is based on her quiet, peaceful mountain farm.

The Dark Art of Pricing with Andrew Gregson

October 21 •  3PM – 6PM, Zoom

Pricing is not accounting,  it is marketing!

  • How to use your Value Proposition
  • The importance of 3: the Goldilocks effect on pricing
  • How to sell your price
  • How to avoid discounting

Goal of this workshop: To give you a process to make a better guess about your pricing.

REGISTER BY MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021. There will be a maximum of 10 participants enrolled in this workshop.

PRESENTED BY: Andrew Gregson, BA, MA, M.Sc.(Econ), Intent Financial

Degrees from the London School of Economics and The University of Western Ontario.

Andrew’s experience working with an international business consultancy and being a business owner for 15 years was the impetus for his book “Pricing Strategies for Small Businesses”. He brings his expertise in finance, operations, pricing and debt restructuring to the table.
Andrew has contributed to trade journals, “Spark” on CBC National Radio and has been a guest speaker at business networking groups, colleges, universities on his topics of expertise – pricing, exit plans and debt. He has also been a columnist for 2 years and a licensed financial broker for 10 years.

Andrew has experience in operating manufacturing companies spanning 40 years in Canada and the UK.

Hiring and Retaining for Success with Robyn Jespersen

November 2 •  12PM – 3PM, Zoom

When it comes to attracting and keeping talent many employers are relying on what used to work, but due to the impacts of low unemployment rates, the pandemic, heightened awareness of diversity, inclusion and indigenous rights, past practices in many cases aren’t working. Are your HR practices keeping up?

In this 3 hour session, you will talk about trends, best practices and tips on developing a resilient strategy for hiring, onboarding and retaining your workforce.

Participants are encouraged to bring their questions and insights for the group discussion.

REGISTER BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021. There will be a maximum of 10 participants enrolled in this workshop.
Robyn Jespersen, Moxy HR

PRESENTED BY: Robyn Jespersen, CPHR , Moxy HR

Robyn is the principle of Moxy HR and founder of the Work-Hub Shuswap. Robyn is a Chartered Professional in human resources (CPHR) and brings a depth of experience in HR policies, programs and strategy, and the pulse on hiring and recruitment in the Shuswap region.

LEAN 101: Lean/Productivity Improvement

Coming this fall!

Lean 101 provides a solid Lean/Productivity Improvement foundation and a clear understanding of Lean principles. This one-day, interactive, hands-on, simplicity-driven workshop makes Lean Thinking easy to understand and apply.

  • The 5 Principles of “Lean Thinking”.
  • What a “Value – Added” and “Non Value-Added” activity is within your own facility.
  • What “Waste” is defined as in relationship to Lean.
  • What the P.D.C.A. cycle is and how to implement it in your facility.
  • The 7 forms of “Waste” and briefly describe each as it relates to his or her facility or environment.
  • Value Stream Mapping and how the concept is applied.
  • Use simple Value Stream Mapping to clarify a present operation (Current State Map).
  • “Pull System,” (versus a “Push System) and its characteristics, and its typical effect on customers and quality.
  • “Takt Time” and know how to calculate it and how Takt Time can aid in the decision-making process.
  • Generate a “Future State Map” for a given product or process.
  • Know how to create a visual factory using charts and visual indicators that show and monitor the status of key indicators/measures quickly, simply and effectively.
REGISTER NOW! There will be a maximum of 10 participants enrolled in this workshop.

PRESENTED BY: Jody Marshall, Sustainable Results Group

I am passionate about helping organizations (both entrepreneurs and corporations) and their people, become sustainable and profitable.  I have an undying passion and innate ability to find better, more efficient and profitable ways of doing things.

I have been a life long learner and I find myself excited everyday to learn something new.  I plan to write a book one day about all the amazing experiences and businesses I have been so privileged to observe, be part of and work with……….finding the time to write scribe the book will be the challenge!


  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Calgary
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology


  • S.C.M.P Designation
  • Lean Certification
  • Journeyman Parts Person

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