Facilitator & CEO
The most common testimonial Marie hears is that she is an amazing
teacher. When you attend one of her teleclasses, you will appreciate
her depth, her humor, and her unique combination of facilitator
and teaching skills.
set up her first incorporated company in 1996 and is a founding
member of Heartwave. Previously, Marie wrote insurance contracts
for major corporations such as Telus, BC Hydro, and Weyerhaeuser.
She held administrative management, training, marketing, and selling
roles in both the group insurance and day spa industries.
As a result, Heartwave clients receive a unique blend of business
concepts that she acquired in those entrepreneurial and unionized
environments. In 2001, she completed Simon Fraser University's Advanced
Study in Writing for Business and the Professions; she is augmenting
her leadership and consulting skills through the Graduate School
of Coaching, a virtual training institute, and the Coaches Training
Institute (CTI), headquartered in San Rafael, California.
She is actively involved in pro bono coaching, co-creating ways
to build community. Her passion is designing and facilitating processes
and programs that help individuals and corporations work within
universal operating principles.
Personal qualities to support your process
Analytical, creative, courageous, direct, heart-centered.
Approach and philosophy
Accept that you are a perfect person.
Growth demands a temporary surrender of security — Anonymous
Frustrated with any of these problems?
||My spouse is a workaholic.
||I'm doing a job I hate and I can't pretend anymore that it
isn't making me sick.
||I'm afraid to give up all this money and security.
||I'm bored stiff; I'm not maximizing my potential but I just
can't seem to keep myself motivated for very long.
||I'm resentful because I'm not appreciated around here.
||If only I could afford to do what I love.
||The atmosphere around here is pretty angry.
||My boss is a real pain! It wouldn't be so bad around here
if he/she were gone.
||I wish I could find someone who could listen to me without
all the judgments. I could really use some objective feedback.
||We've got too many chiefs around here.
||I can't seem to motivate my employees. Our employee turnover
rate is over 100%. So much wasted time and money training and
retraining the wrong people.
||Our corporate language isn't lean and trim. Employees don't
||There's not enough clarity and structure around here. Everyone
is doing their own thing.
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Program Facilitator & CEO