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The Well-Being of Startup Leaders & Teams

Are you looking for new ways to achieve impressive results for your business? On July 26th, experience the transformative power of our interactive workshop designed to strengthen and sustain the well-being of the start-up leader and the entrepreneurial team. Discover how aligning the well-being of leaders with a thriving culture of wellness and engagement drives results for your business.

The lessons learned impact the individual leader, the team, and the organization. By fostering a culture of teamwork and well-being among all stakeholders, you’ll pave the way for unparalleled business success.

Key Learnings & Takeaways:

In this 1-hour webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn about well-being and its impacts on entrepreneurial leaders and start-up teams
  • Understand how a culture of wellness and a team approach impacts the start-up leader, the team and the company
  • Identify and consider key actions you can take as a leader to strengthen and support your well-being and that of your team

Who is this event for?

  • Start-up Founders
  • Start-up Co-Founders
  • HR Leaders in a start-up environment
  • People leaders in a start-up environment

Join us for an immersive event where you’ll gain invaluable insights into evidence-based well-being and team practices. Unlock your full potential as a leader and cultivate a high-performing team through an active and personalized approach.

Meet your instructor:

Amanda Calzolaio – Executive, Leadership and Team Coach | Mediator | Learning Architect

Amanda Calzolaio is an Executive, Leadership and Team Coach, and a Mediator, with a focus on designing team engagements, well-being, and creative futures. Her goal is to strengthen and support today’s leaders to find alignment and connection on their teams and within themselves while reaching their goals and sustaining their well-being. Amanda advances these goals as the Host of Today’s Leaders for Tomorrow’s Future Podcast.

Amanda specializes in helping health leaders and entrepreneurs connect with aspects of their well-being, navigate intra- and inter-personal conflicts, find fulfillment, perform, learn, and grow holistically in both in their professional and personal lives. Amanda applies her former leadership experiences as an intrapreneur in healthcare and higher education, and training in Compassion, Focusing, Internal Family Systems, and Positive Intelligence to go even deeper with her clients in a thoughtful, immersive, and evocative way. Her clients value her ability to remain compassionate, energizing, and supportive while challenging and strengthening their mental and models to make continual progress in creative and actionable ways.

Amanda holds an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) designation as a member of the International Coaching Federation. She is a member of the Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching. She is an Executive Coach with McMaster University’s School of Medicine Bridging Leaders Program and with Fora: Network for Change. Amanda teaches Organizational Behaviour, Leadership and Management at Conestoga College. She previously led both an anxiety disorders and a leadership Centre at major academic and teaching institutions. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Honors in Psychology and Human Behavioural Biology – now Neuroscience. Amanda also holds a Master’s degree in Management of Innovation from the University of Toronto. She is a life-long learner who lifts others.

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Jul 26 2023


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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