LEARNING: about Digital Transformation in the Workplace

READING:  The Startup Way, Eric Ries, about how modern companies use entrepreneurial management to transform Culture and drive long-term growth

FULL TIME: Communications at Teekay

OUT OF LOVE:  Director, Career Development on the IABC/BC Board


June '18

  • Created this timeline... and I pinky promise to update it regularly 🀞 you can hold me to it. 
  • Was voted in as Director of Career Development at IABC/BC for a second year at the AGM! βœ¨ Meet the rest of our talented Board. 
  • Celebrated the #IABCBCtribe at the 2018 Wave Awards πŸ’ƒ

May '18

  • Attended the IABC Canada West Region Dare 2 Lead leadership conference in Regina, SK 🌟  and connected with fellow Board members and Executives from across the region's Chapter. #creatingconnections #weleadIABC
  • Our global Public Affairs team got together in Vancouver for a week of media training πŸ’―  and ran a social media drill with Teekay's executive team. 
  • Kicked off the planning for the upcoming 2018/19 Gift of Communications program πŸŽ
  • Launched the refreshed! πŸ“’ Huge shoutout to Lillian Chow for spearheading this beast of a project and our whole team for making this happen. It's been a long time comin' and worth the wait. 
  • Started reading The Startup Way, Eric Ries, about how modern companies use entrepreneurial management to transform Culture and drive long-term growthπŸ“•

April '18

  • Produced office videos for two of Teekay's Norwegian offices used in a recruitment campaign. Take a look! Welcome to Stavanger and Trondheim πŸ“½οΈ
  • Lead a series of personal branding workshops, helping colleagues present themselves authentically online and sparking ideas about how they can use avenues such as LinkedIn for Business Development ✨
  • Attended IABC/BC 6th annual Signature Storytelling event and listened to stories about overcoming Imposter Syndrome 🀑
  • Hosted IABC/BC first Certification exam sitting of 2018. Our Chapter now has one more globally-certified Communications Management Professional (CMP)! πŸ“œ
  • Read The Lean Startup, Eric Ries, about how today's entrepreneurs use continuous innovation to create radically successful businesses  πŸ“•

March '18

  • Launched the newly designed skill-based, peer-to-peer Mentorship program at IABC/BC βœ¨
  • Attended an Oculus focus group/research session and nerded out about emerging technologies and business use cases πŸ€“
  • Skied a Black Diamond for the first time in my life! ⛷️
    Learning to ski as an adult (who’s not entirely sports inclined) has been hard. Fear sucks. But hard work and perseverance pays off. And the moment I said β€œfuck it” and jumped over the edge and onto the slope was exhilarating. I want to remember this moment forever.
  • Read Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale... a dystopian "fiction" that's frighteningly close to reality πŸ“•

February '18

  • Helped shape Teekay's Digital Transformation strategy for the next 3+ years over the course of an intensive 3-day session  πŸ™Œ πŸ‘©β€πŸ’Ό
  • Volunteered at the Vancouver Food Bank, packing go-bags and sorting through donations 🀝
  • Completed the Leadership Circle Profile Assessment to better understand my creative competencies, reactive tendencies and personality to help me on my journey to leadership development πŸ“ˆ

January '18

  • Attended IABC/BC's "Go for the Gold" event: a case study panel of BC’s award-winning communications work
  • Volunteered at Covenant House, helping them sort through piles and piles of donations 🀝
  • Attended a Search Engine Marketing Fundamentals workshop at Brainstation πŸŽ’
  • Read Thrive, Ariana Huffington, about the third metric to redefining success and creating a happier life πŸ“•

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