Reboot Forward

Reboot Forward

A platform to discuss the process of change - transition, transformation, reinvention, and of course, rebooting ourselves moving forward! The focus is on individuals who have unique stories and perspectives to tell around change and their journey through to those new beginnings and directions. Hosted by Executive Coach Barry Forward.

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September 2, 2021 41 min

Multi-award winning, chart-topping Indigenous artists Twin Flames Build bridges across cultures, continents, and styles. The husband and wife duo of Chelsey June, métis (Algonquin Cree) from Ottawa, and Jaaji, Inuk and Mohawk from Nunavik, are long celebrated for their sonic landscapes spanning Canada and the Arctic, and honouring their ancestors through song in English, Inuttitut and French. Twin Flames, brings together a richness...

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Lowry Olafson is a performing songwriter and keynote speaker who has released nine CDs and toured the globe. His concerts are peppered with stories that offer a window into the songs and invite listeners of all ages to connect to the stories of their own lives.

In addition to his performing career, Lowry also leads a unique team-building experience called the ThemeShop which helps organizations get in tune with each other – literall...

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The Lunatics: Craig & Alix Malcolm

The Lunatics, Craig & Alix, are doing IVF.  And in regular Lunatic fashion, they can't shut up about it! They found that during their journey there wasn’t enough support for men affected by infertility, so they're trying to change that by having their own open and VERY honest conversations.  Their podcast offers a unique view on the Infertility experience from both the Male & Fe...

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Jimmy Leo resides in the northern suburbs of Tampa Bay with his fiancé Kelly Slaven, & his youngest daughter Emily. He has been professionally entertaining and connecting with audiences for over 25 years and professionally educating for 15. His clientele has included the New York Islanders, Steinway pianos, JetBlue airlines, and more.  

Currently serving daily as a classroom educator, Jimmy connect with young adults educating, f...

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Raymond To has been recruiting and offering HR advice since 1992. He has conducted over 280 senior level search assignments and often engaged as an interim HR and Operations Manager for number of fast growing technology companies. He has worked in a broad range of industries from high-technology, education, non-profit and healthcare.

In 2002, Raymond founded GO Recruitment Inc. with a vision to be more flexible, more engaging and to...

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Why is it so hard to set boundaries?  Oftentimes, it signifies a deeper value set.

Once you start establishing healthy boundaries, you can expect others to react negatively. This is a sign that the boundary is necessary and that it's working effectively. It's also helpful to visualize your boundaries getting crossed and imagine how you'll address those situations. That way, when a moment like that arises, you’ll be able...

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Joy Parchment, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Joy Parchment is a doctorally prepared executive nurse leader whose purpose is to accelerate the leadership abilities of nurses and build transformative nursing cultures that obtain exemplary results. She describes  herself as a difference maker, a tenacious catalyst for change, and a decisive and strategic minded decision maker.

She earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nursing from the University ...

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Joanne Newborn is a Certified Lifestyle & Leadership Executive Coach with nearly 20 years of Corporate experience in Sales, Marketing & Management.  She has her MBA from Penn State University and graduated with Beta Gamma Sigma Honors.  She  guides career focused individuals who feel frustrated, unfulfilled and stressed out to become empowered leaders so they can attain their dream job, with ideal salary and a luxurious (gu...

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Award-winning marketer and leader turned entrepreneur, Wendy Wiesman, is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ready. Set. Pivot.  Most recently, Wendy was the VP of Marketing & Customer Experience at a medical device startup organization. Prior to that, she served as the marketing leader for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBSMN) for six years, where she transformed the marketing organization from one that operated and thought...

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Rnold Smith is a speaker, consultant, writer who specializes in behaviour change in relationships. He is president and chief Visionary of Connection Apps Inc. which has a mission to help people develop the habits that lead to happiness, life satisfaction and human connection. 

Rnold's basic premise is that if people can eliminate some of the unconscious behaviours that lead to relationship conflict and friction and build the hab...

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February 11, 2021 36 min

Feedback.   Leadership Coach Dagmar Meachem joins me for a Courage Confab discussion on Feedback.  We look at creating a culture where feedback is welcomed, encouraged and trusted.  How to give good balanced feedback and strategies to incorporate feedback as a leader.

Randall Stutman founder and co-head of the Leadership Practice  the Admired Leadership Institute states that Balanced Feedback requires a person to give both positive ...

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December 17, 2020 43 min

Accountability.  What does it mean to be accountable?  To ourselves, to our teams, to our company and organization.  Today Leadership Coach Dagmar Meachem joins me for what we have dubbed The Courage Confab for a discussion on Accountability.  Dagmar and I take a deep dive into what it takes to hold ourselves accountable, hold others accountable and create a space where accountability lives in our work, our lives and in all the act...

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December 3, 2020 31 min

Barrie Street.  "I am 84 and feel 48. I’m blessed to have a passion for fitness, which I would love to spread in my blog Over50andFit.ca.  I would also be delighted to reach folks who are less than 50. The message I am trying to impart is that ANYONE of ANY AGE can be fit and it is NEVER too late to start. I believe - indeed I know - that fitness can be inextricably woven into our fabric."

Teaching has been one of my major p...

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Michael Puldy is the CEO of Puldy Resiliency Partners, and has built a 30-year career dealing with disasters, crisis’, and crazy adventures. He recently launched his own podcast series – Risk Stories – where Michael and his guests discuss how people confront risk, and have successfully, and sometimes not so successfully, navigated the never-ending and challenging maze of chance.

In his business life, Michael has helped hundreds of c...

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Shaneel Pathak, CEO, Cofounder - ZoeInsights 

Shaneel cofounded ZoeInsights with the goal of empowering people with the resources, knowledge and tools they need to mobilize their own personalized health data, to connect meaningfully with the wisdom of the global health community, and to spend less time on health care and more time living their best possible lives. 

Shaneel'spassion came from the challenges his late-wife experienc...

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ALEX THOLL Partner, Business Development & Design DiveDesign, Boonton, New Jersey

A few years prior to DiveDesign, Alex could be found flipping cars, motorcycles, gokarts you name it, he was trying to sell it. Alex found his passion alongside design in sales and elevated his skills through a design position in California. There, he met and assisted clients through the design process, learning the in’s and out’s of the trade.

Dive...

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Many independent consultants and coaches are searching for ways to sell their services to a global clientele.  Xhoni Mimillari has managed to break through the clutter and work successfully with leadership consultants around the world, all from the beachside community of San Remo, Italy.  And he does it in English, not only his first language Italian or in French, which he also speaks. 

Xhoni has a go-for-it, "why not" atti...

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David Morley is the President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to helping children around the world survive, thrive and reach their full potential.

David is a passionate voice for the world’s most vulnerable citizens, who has dedicated his career to improving the lives of children and communities in Canada and around the world.

Under David’s leadership, UNICEF Canada has played a key role in dri...

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Today on the podcast we’re fortunate to have award winning speaker and writer Michael Puldy.  Michael takes us on his journey through a extremely tragic event that occurred in his life in 2009 to where he is today.  He’s the Author…two books…working on a third….which he has given the working title… renaissance of resiliency…Until just recently Michael was Director of Global Business Continuity at IBM and has focused the majority of...

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Esther Hephzibah - Self-described human connection catalyst, Esther has a relentless passion to connect leaders of organizations with transformative and sustainable solutions that brings continued progressive value to their bottom-line. Esther thrives on motivating and energizing people around a strategic mission and purpose.

A Solution-driven leader with 12+ years’ broad-based experience in a Fortune 500 company and highly tra...

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