Guest Speakers


Why jumping? Jumping is celebration. Jumping is fun. Jumping is silly, freeing and energizing. It is a unique expression of who you are. Jumping for joy celebrates all that is good and positive in the world.

Eyoälha BakerEYOÄLHA: Photographer, artist, and community muralist who believes joyful art contributes to positive social change. Joy Ride will outline Eyoälha’s personal journey to a place where success is malleable, and ever changing, and reflective of the positivity she can share with others.

Say what? “Feel the fear, and do it anyway.”

To read more about Eyoälha, please click here.

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Think. Do. Receive. That’s it. The big secret, right up front. You can call it a mantra, an affirmation, or straight-up logic, but it’s the most powerful way to change your life.

Makenzie ChiltonMAKENZIE: Career coach, entrepreneur, and counsellor who has, herself, navigated through the uncertainty and indecision involved with a career reinvention. WTF should you do with your life? is Makenzie’s signature coaching program, to which she will add never-before-shared tips, specifically for our attendees.

Say what? “Finding your passion can leave you floundering in a Google vortex.”

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Lost Boys Consulting was conceived out of the recognition that more needs to be done to promote and enhance the growth of our male population.

Bryan Gidinski BRYAN: Educator, and writer will describe how an impromptu presentation opportunity became a series of engaging workshops. In Lost Boys: Finding Innovation by Accident, Bryan shows us that receptivity to change, and the support of people who will challenge us with their questions, and their critical feedback are essential to move forward.

Say what? “Take risks that might not turn out perfectly.”

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While Laura Kwerk is quite well-practiced in the English language, she certainly has a penchant for making words and phrases up to suit her songwriting needs in any given moment. When asked about it, she remarks with a smile, “But I like it.”

Laura KochLAURA: Musician, and band leader who exchanged her life as a homeschooling mom, and birth doula for that of a professional performer. From Suburban Mom to Rockstar – Trading in the Cultural Norms for an Intentional, Passion-Filled Life is Laura and her husband’s journey of self-examination based upon their core values, and a desire to give of themselves more authentically.

Say what? “Feel inspired by the notion of NOT following the status quo.”

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Everyone was brought on this earth for a purpose. Passion is the fuel that ignites this purpose. Where you were born, who you were born to and every experience in life good and bad will lead you to that ultimate purpose.

Mocha Ochoa-NanaMOCHA: Marketing professional, and literary activist who will give us tools to lay the foundation for moving forward. In Discovering Purpose Through Your Story, Mocha will encourage us to examine our life experience – both the good and the bad – so that we can discover our purpose, and the passion that will ignite it.

Say what? “What makes your heart sing?”

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Saying YES to forks in the road has taken me on the most incredible journey. I’ve made some mistakes, but I wouldn’t change a thing. The lessons I’ve learned and the people I’ve met along the way, has made it all worthwhile.

Angie QuaaleANGIE: Entrepreneur, volunteer, and elected Councillor who will show us how every experience is an opportunity to learn, to grow, and to meet people who make it all worthwhile. Angie will present The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, a testament to the power of an open mind, and a willingness to make mistakes.

Say what? “Say yes.”

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Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Fort Langley Community Hall

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