WorkBrite

What’s Your Business?

Leadership coaching and development, specializing in mindfulness and personal leadership.

Why Did You Start Your Business?

My mission is to help social impact leaders be awesome leaders so that they’re business and their people thrive. I’m like a best supporting actor to social impact businesses.
I started WorkBrite because it broke my heart to see so many leaders struggling under the weight of responsibility. I wanted to help them see the answers were right there, within them

What Does It Say On Your Business Card?

Lead Courageously

Leadership coaching
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What's Your Neigbourhood And Why Do You Love It?

Squamish! I love it because I can be on a trail playing in the woods or sitting by a river in a few short minutes without driving. I love the community of people, who play as hard as they work.

Best Kept Secret or Little Known Fact About Your Neighbouhood?

The secret swimming hole on the Stawamus river. You’ll have to come visit to find out more!

The One Piece of Advice You’d Give Other Local Businesses Is….

Take 3 good breaths before every decision.

What’s The Most Important Business Lesson You’ve Learned?

Mistakes seem way bigger to you than they are to the rest of the world. Take a breath, shake it off and get back to it!

What's The Best Business Move You've Made Recently? The Worst?

Recent best: I fired a client for bullying me.
Recent worst: I can’t think of anything. It’s all learning!

What Local Suppliers (goods or services) Can't You Live Without? Why?

Squamish Yoga Shala – best teachers in town
Lucas Teas – The market spice rooibos chai is my go-to in the morning
East Van Coffee Roasters truffles! Because it’s pure chocolate goodness

What's A Little Known Fact About Your Business?

I do yoga and meditate every day. It’s honestly the number one thing that keeps me steady in any storm.

What Inspires You to Keep Moving Forward?

Each day is a perfect day, you just have to decide that it is. A single person has the ability to shift their whole life simply by CHOOSING to. This inspires me to know end. When I see my clients take back their power to choose, the results blow my mind.

One Thing That Never Ceases to Amaze You About Doing Business Here Is….

No matter if you’re wearing yoga or ski or dress pants, please love you and see you for who you are.

Too Many Trips, Calls, Meetings, Emails, Tweets...What's Your Favorite Escape?

My yoga mat and a visit into the woods without my iPhone. Puts me right back into what matters.

How Does Your Business Work To Better Our World?

I help leaders access peace, calm and focus. Because they are able to approach challenge with calm, they make better choices. Choices that align with their vision, values and long term lens. The result is they are happier, their business is happier and more impactful.

How Are Your Products/Services Environmentally And Socially Beneficial?

When business leaders can make calmer decisions and learn to weather any storm with peace in their hearts, they make better decisions which ultimately increases the social and environmental impact of their mission.
I also donate over $10,000 of pro-bono coaching to local non-profit leaders so that they can live our their big dreams with less worry. I also donate a minimum 1% of profits to awesome local non-profits like Yoga Outreach, BCSPCA, Pacific Wild and Hollyhock.

Why Is Local Important To You?

Local is the heart and soul of living mindfully. What we touch, eat, engage with impacts our connection the world. When the things we connect with are local, we become more connected to what’s around us. The more connected we are, the more happiness we have.

How Do You Support Other Local Businesses?

When business leaders can make calmer decisions and learn to weather any storm with peace in their hearts, they make better decisions which ultimately increases the social and environmental impact of their mission.
I also donate over $10,000 of pro-bono coaching to local non-profit leaders so that they can live our their big dreams with less worry. I also donate a minimum 1% of profits to awesome local non-profits like Yoga Outreach, BCSPCA, Pacific Wild and Hollyhock.

You Are Excited About The Future Because…

The possibilities are limitless!!!