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PWAC & EC Workshop: Take Your Business to the Next Level!
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2 to 6:30 p.m., Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre

PWAC members, Editors Canada members, and freelance business owners are invited to learn how to Take Your Business to the Next Level! Enjoy professional advice, lively group discussions, AND mini-consultations with one of three industry experts. First-come, first served for a consultation, so arrive early to sign up.

nullJayne S. Huhtanen, – Business and life coach, FocalPoint Coaching

As a business leader, Jayne understands the issues facing business owners, managers and leaders today; she faces them herself. She helps her clients face these issues and transform their business, professional and personal life. She has been doing this for 30 years, first at Procter & Gamble contributing business-building strategies, product, and marketing plans, now as a serial entrepreneur helping business owners build and grow their business and their organization. She is the co-owner of Wildly Successful Biz, owner of Jayne Huhtanen Coaching and a coach with FocalPoint Coaching of Toronto.

Dorothea Helms –  a.k.a. The Writing Fairy®, writer and instructor

The Writing Fairy®, is an award-winning, internationally published writer and popular writing instructor. She is the author of the successful book The Writing Fairy Guide to Calling Yourself a Writer, and for the last 22 years has been offering courses, workshops and keynote speeches that inspire adults to write and publish their work. This prolific Fairy is also owner of Write Stuff Writing Services, through which she provides professional writing and editing services to newspapers, magazines, businesses and individual clients. Her “Business of Writing” workshop has helped to launch many freelance careers, and her own freelance businesses continually bring in six-digit annual revenues. She is known for her trade mark humour. Where Dorothea goes, fun follows!

Cathy Mendler – Owner, A New Leaf

Cathy is a Silver Leaf member of Professional Organizers in Canada and obtained her Trained Professional Organizer Certificate in November 2008. Cathy served on POC’s National Board of Directors as both their Director of Education and Director of Internal Communications. Through the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, she has taken more than 20 courses including working with ADHD, chronically disorganized clients and hoarders. She also facilitated the Document Management & Workflow course in St. Clair College’s Self Employment Assistance Program. Cathy has written many articles and offered workshops to help individuals and small businesses improve their workplace productivity. Cathy seeks to inspire people to simplify their lives through organization.

After the workshop, join us at Famoso’s Pizzeria (386 Bloor St. W.) for good food and good company!


After the seminars, join fellow writers and the speakers for Cheers with Peers. We have a section reserved at Pauper’s Pub starting at 9 p.m. Buy your own refreshments and connect with colleagues and friends.