TBLP 155 | Virtual Shift with Andrea Lekushoff

As Canadian companies rush to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, many are dusting off their crisis communications plans and realizing they hadn’t accounted for a possible pandemic. Given how little time business leaders have had to develop their approach, responses to date have been admirable. But many would welcome some clear information to help guide […]

TBLP 154 | Virtual Shift with Kim Caves

Kim has excelled as an enterprise sales executive in the technology sector throughout her career. After many years of selling into the global account marketplace, Kim decided to go out on her own and help small businesses learn how to generate exponential growth by selling big deals to big clients.  Her experience at TELUS selling […]

TBLP 153 | Virtual Shift with Darryl Praill

Darryl Praill is the Chief Marketing Officer at VanillaSoft, the industry’s most established Sales Engagement Platform. As an accomplished award-winning marketer, a Sales World Top 50 Keynote speaker, a 2020 top 10 SaaS Branding Expert, a Top 19 B2B Marketer to Watch in 2019, a social media influencer, a category-leading podcaster, and a serial entrepreneur. […]

TBLP 152 | Virtual Shift with Keren Moynihan

Keren Moynihan is CEO of Boss Insights, a Big Data & AI platform that empowers lenders to measure businesses on their merit as opposed to their collateral. With a Joint JD/MBA and awarded a Top 25 Executive Leader in Lending, Keren has a diverse background as a commercial banker, wealth manager, and former founder of […]

TBLP 151 | Virtual Shift with Shereen Benzvy Miller

Senior executive with a strong record of leadership in delivering timely, innovative and effective business and process transformation in the Canadian Federal Government over the past 20 years. Expertise in shaping strategic policy, conceptualizing, guiding and directing key programs, and overseeing operations in both service delivery and regulatory bodies. Highly experienced in process and organizational […]

TBLP 150 | Virtual Shift with Paul Vallee

Paul Vallée is the founder and CEO of Tehama and a serial entrepreneur who has spent his career at the forefront of cutting-edge technologies that enable the exchange of work over the internet. When founding Pythian in 1997, Paul envisioned a future that allows anyone to work from anywhere. Perceiving an opportunity for the Internet […]

TBLP 148 | Sophia Ruffolo: Women Entrepreneur Leader

TBLP 148 | Sophia Ruffolo: Women Entrepreneur Leader

Sophia Ruffolo is the Founder and CEO of femmebought, an online women’s business directory, community, and education hub that’s meaningfully connecting and inspiring women, giving entrepreneurs the tools required to grow their own businesses. An experienced executive, Sophia has worked in a variety of senior roles for a global financial institution, including Chief Compliance Officer […]

TBLP125 | #10Tips10Days: A LinkedIn Campaign


Welcome to September.  I have decided to take part in a LinkedIn campaign called #10tips10days which was started by my good friend Kira Day, Founder of The Passion Centre.  Kira along with her friends Bobby Umar (hear my interview with him), Jake Jordan and Lila Smith started this in 2018. I will be sharing ten […]

TBLP113 | Masai Ujiri: Creating a Winning Culture

The Toronto Raptors are the 2019 Eastern Conference Champions!   But how did this happen?  What were the decisions that were made to change a perennial laughing stock of the NBA League into a Winning Culture that is ultimately competing for the Championship? This is about the business leader, Masai Ujiri, the President of the Toronto […]