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Quote:  “How have I shape shifted my identity to fit the circumstance so I can still serve, even though I’m not doing it from the podium in front of hundreds of people?” Sarah McVanel

In the COVID era that we’re currently living in, how are you working to pivot your business to deal with change and the unknown?  On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome Recognition Expert, Sarah McVanel who will share her ideas on how to turn a negative into a positive and always keep your business moving forward.

Sarah helps people fall back in love with work. From her first job waiting tables to years later being a quasi “work therapist”, Sarah could never understand why people didn’t show appreciation and recognize each other more; now, as Canada’s Recognition Expert, she speaks, trains and coaches leaders to leverage the exponential power of recognition to retain great people and live more satisfying professional lives.

Highlights you won’t want to miss:

  • Finding your identity through COVID.  [2:00]
  • When the distribution channel dries up.  [7:45]
  • Riding the “mental rollercoaster”.  [10:30]
  • Keeping your routine in uncertain times.  [15:00]
  • Finding cracks in the foundation.  [18:15]
  • Look for the positive and cut yourself a break.  [21:15]
  • Shifting your business model to adapt to change.  [29:00]
  • Tips for writing your book.  [33:00]

Sarah draws on her BA (Psych), MSc (Family Relations), 20 years practicing Organizational Development and certifications in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Coaching, Speaking & Healthcare Administration. She left her senior leadership role 5 years ago to launch her boutique firm Greatness Magnified and author four books. She loves to VLOG, hip hop, and get up to no good with her hubby Mark & kids Justin (16) & Simonne (14).

If you could use some ideas on creating greatness in your business when everything feels like it’s up in the air, you simply can’t afford to miss this episode!

I hope you’ll download and learn.


Sarah’s website
Sarah’s books
Sarah’s Write Your Great Book Now Program
Failure Resiliency Quiz (PDF)

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