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PDC 2018 - Day 1 Session 4 Track 1: Scott Anderson - Making Waves in The Bahamas – Hurricanes, Hovercrafts & Leopards

Topic: Making Waves in The Bahamas – Hurricanes, Hovercrafts & Leopards

 

Presentation Synopsis:

There is no magic formula or “how-to” manual for creating a new mobile company in world-record time while navigating cultural, environmental and interpersonal challenges! This is an extraordinary case study of an ambitious endeavor requiring an ambitious approach in order to achieve success. The resulting lessons learned span the science and art of Project Management both professionally and personally.

 

Scott Anderson, PgMP, P.Eng. Bio:

Scott Anderson

Scott is a proficient leader with over 15 years of experience. He has directed multi-million dollar Projects & Programs focusing on large-scale technology deployments and organizational initiatives.

His experience spans across several significant achievements including the implementation of 3G and 4G LTE wireless networks, leading the communications network build for the new Rider Stadium, standing up an ICT division, and directing all technical and commercial aspects of launching a new mobile company in The Bahamas in world record time.

Scott is currently a Program Manager with SaskTel focusing on Next Generation Emergency Services. He is also proud to have been the first certified PgMP in Saskatchewan in 2015.

Scott enjoys mentoring, motivating, leading and working with others to achieve amazing goals. Scott also believes in pursuing constant improvement, confronting new challenges and embracing new experiences.

His passions include global travel, the arts, and health & wellness. Scott’s backpacking adventures have taken him to over 25 countries. He is also a former professional musician playing clarinet with the Regina Symphony Orchestra, and a former professional actor. Scott also competes in obstacle course endurance races around the world and competed at the Spartan Race World Championships in 2014. Scott’s current focus is triathlon, having recently completed his first Half Ironman, as well as being a hybrid athlete and pursuing his certification in personal training.

Scott enjoys living life to the fullest and always shares the advice, “Don’t wait around for your life to happen to you.”

Scott’s motto is “No Limits, Always Forward”.

Talent Triangle: tbd

PDC 2018 - Day 1 Session 3 Track 4: Cristine Saxon - Make Shifts Happen - Manage the People Side of Change to Max Project Success

Topic: Make Shifts Happen - Manage the People Side of Change to Max Project Success

 

More to come - please stay tuned

 

Cristine Saxon Bio:

Website/Video: 

Cristine Saxon

 

 

Cristine Saxon is a leadership consultant who provides individualized coaching to professional clients, HR services to US and Canadian companies, and teaches workshops in Canada and Germany on a variety of leadership topics, including coaching and mentoring, leading change, emotional intelligence and motivation. She has over 25 years of experience as a coach, advisor, instructor, facilitator and leadership consultant in a variety of settings, including post-secondary education, the non-profit industry and as a self-employed consultant. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talent Triangle: tbd

PDC 2018 - Day 2 Session 6 Track 3: Jennifer Ehrmantraut - Bridging the Strategic Planning Hype

Topic: Bridging the Strategic Planning Hype

 

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Jennifer Ehrmantraut Bio:

Website/Video:  https://www.intentionalyou.ca/

Jennifer Ehrmantraut is edgy, funny, and a little sweary. 

With over 20 years experience working in leadership positions (6 of which were at VP level), Jennifer Ehrmantraut knows what it takes to motivate your team, help you create and successfully carry out strategic plans, exceed budget expectations and balance the day-to-day operations while maintaining focus on the company vision.

As a Certified Professional Accountant, Jennifer's focus was on the management of organizations, leading both large (>1000 staff) and small teams and being accountable and responsible for budgets in excess of $300M.

She is a professional accountant by trade and an inspirer of intentional joy by passion. Her biggest lesson has been that when we lose the connection to ourselves then we can no longer connect with others. In finding her connection to herself again, Jennifer is redefining what success looks like through her company, Intentional You. There, she challenges individuals to question their stories, their capabilities, and their judgments of themselves, to give them the platform to jump beyond what they thought was possible.

Jennifer has been featured in Vintage Gypsy Magazine, on the TEDx stage, and has received numerous leadership awards over the years.Her Professional Qualifications include:

  • Certified Executive Coach (CEC) through Royal Roads University (April 2015)
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) (June 2001)


More importantly, Jennifer has been where you are and has done the things she is asking you to do.

Talent Triangle: Business Strategic

PDC 2018 - Day 1 Session 1 Track 4: Cristine Saxon - D.A.R.E. to Resolve Conflicts for Increased ROI

Topic: D.A.R.E. to Resolve Conflicts for Increased ROI

 

More to come - please stay tuned

 

Cristine Saxon Bio:

Website/Video: 

Cristine Saxon

 

 

Cristine Saxon is a leadership consultant who provides individualized coaching to professional clients, HR services to US and Canadian companies, and teaches workshops in Canada and Germany on a variety of leadership topics, including coaching and mentoring, leading change, emotional intelligence and motivation. She has over 25 years of experience as a coach, advisor, instructor, facilitator and leadership consultant in a variety of settings, including post-secondary education, the non-profit industry and as a self-employed consultant. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talent Triangle: tbd

PDC 2018 - Day 1 Session 3 Track 3: Linton Sellen - Myths of Motivation

Topic: Myths of Motivation

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Linton Sellen Bio:

Website/Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JhanJ2X6V4

Linton SellenAn experienced manager, trainer, and trainer of leaders, Linton Sellen has won awards for his leadership, his presentation skills, and his training ability. He received his post- secondary education from the Faculty of Management and the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. He was selected to represent the Faculty of Law in national moot court competition, receiving the highest individual score on the undefeated U of M team.

After receiving his Call to the Bar, he joined Canada's Air Force. Linton demonstrated his ability as a leader by finishing 1st out of 110 on the demanding thirteen week officers' leadership course, as selected by both his peers and his superiors. He earned his commission as an officer, his pilot wings, and the highest instructional category available. He was put in charge of training and evaluating other Air Force supervisors and instructors, and authored the manual for their use. As the head of pilot training at an operational squadron, he was responsible for teaching crew commanders how to lead their teams on operational missions. Linton has acquired years of first hand practical experience as a manager, coach, leader, and leadership consultant.

For the last 18 years, Linton has conducted on-sight and classroom training of managers and supervisors and provided leadership consultation to businesses and other organizations through the company Training Plus. He is noted for his unique, original, yet practical insights into leadership. He specializes in the area of leadership development and has developed the Workplace Leader Course to address the issues faced by the leader in the modern workplace. The training has earned rave reviews from leaders in organizations across Canada.

Talent Triangle: Leadership

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