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Author: Carey-Ann Oestreicher

Carey-Ann Oestreicher, MBA, Chief Engagement Officer, Potential Unlimited, works with individuals and companies to help them reach their full potential. Due to her success in developing leaders through her unique holistic approach, she is a sought after keynote speaker and has been featured on CTV’s Canada AM, CBC News World, City TV and TSN. To find out more about Carey-Ann and Potential Unlimited, visit the website link below.

Articles by Carey-Ann Oestreicher

  • Neuroleadership: The key to greater career and life success

    Three years ago, I experienced a freak accident which led to a brain injury. I didn’t know it at the time, but this injury would change my life. Not just because of the severity of it, but because of the valuable lessons I would learn through my recovery and brain rehab that have taught me a lot about how I want to work and lead my life. Recently, I was featured in the business section of The Globe and Mail…

  • Six tips for building a meetings and events team that gels

    Working on a team can be great – you have access to a diverse group of skills and don’t have to carry the brunt of the work all on your own. But, there are times when working on a team can feel more like a tug of war contest than anything else. As Chief Engagement Officer of Potential Unlimited, I work with a lot of teams with the mandate of helping them work together in a way that will bring…

  • Seven tips to maximize your presence on LinkedIn

    Online networking is exploding. I continue to be amazed at the lightening speed at which people have the capability to connect with so many people in a short period of time. For instance, I own a life and leadership development firm, Potential Unlimited, and I have received as many new customers through my online networking as through my face-to-face meetings. It seriously pays to go online. Recently, I was ranked by LinkedIn as having one of the top one per…

  • It’s your turn to present like a pro: Top 10 tips for public speaking success

    Do you feel intimidated by the thought of public speaking? When you present, do you blush? Does your voice crack or do you feel like you are shaking and afraid of losing your credibility by appearing weak? Presenting in front of other people is reported to be one of the most stressful situations a person may encounter in his/her job. But contrary to what many think, a good presenter is created, not born. Recently, I appeared in a story in…

  • Five tips for bringing in the New Year with purpose

    Happy New Year! The changing of the year marks a fresh start…a new beginning. It is another chance to improve and grow. But, what often happens is we start the New Year with an optimistic frame of mind and a renewed sense of purpose, and as we get into the hustle and bustle of life, nothing ends up changing. How do you begin to incorporate some new routines into your life and actually make them stick? It’s not easy unless…

  • Top 10 tips for healthy business travel

    Frequent business travel can sometimes feel like a wild night of partying – you wake up in the morning and don’t have a clue where you are. Even though we might not wake up with a hangover while on business travel, but the initial confusion can feel the same.

  • Top 10 tips for exercising on the road

    Let’s face it, exercising on the road can be a challenge…especially if you don’t have a system in place to make it happen. But the payoff to exercise, both on the road and at home, is huge.

  • Top tips for surviving stress

    Have you ever considered quitting your job due to stress? Do you toss and turn at night thinking about everything you feel you need to do? Or, have you snapped at someone and then felt badly for overreacting?

  • Top five nutrition tips for a productive work day

    Do you ever feel like a firefighter? Running from one crisis to another, trying to save the day…or your event? Well, firefighters need to take care of themselves, and this includes eating right to stay in tip top shape. Proper nutrition helps prepare firefighters to jump into action when needed. And, we all know anyone whoever plans events is constantly jumping into action!