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Holy Smokes...I'm fat!

BY PAUL GRECH
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Helicopter pilot, Paul Grech, woke up one morning and realized he was fat. This talk takes us through his six month journey back to peak physical fitness through the science and art of bodybuilding. From 225 lbs to 175 lbs...27% body fat to 3%. The journey of a former Special Forces soldier and professional hockey player from Fat to Fit!

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Becoming an Advocate

BY ILA MADA
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Ila Mada will speak a little about her experiences as a new lawyer, and what she's learned regarding different styles of communication and how they are perceived by other people.

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Memories are greater than dreams

BY GAURAV SHINDE
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

in 2014, Gaurav Shinde became the first Indian to sail in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Today he will speak more about the journey and how he works to create memories from his dreams. 

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What is an Expert, Anyway?

BY ELIAS PUURUNEN
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Ten-thousand hours. Years of experience. There are many ways to define expert. Elias Puurunen asks: what does it mean to be one?

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#BetheChange

BY BREA HICKEY
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Western's Alternative Spring Break gave Brea Hickey the opportunity to travel to Lima, Peru this year. Learn what this experience means to her, and for you. 

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#BeccaToldMeTo

BY AMY MATHIAS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

For her last day of radiation treatments, Becca had just one wish, to see #BeccaToldMeTo trending on social media, with people doing Random Acts of Kindness in her name. Amy Mathias will talk about how this wish came to be a world-wide phenomenon, not just on the day in question, but for some time afterwards... And how, with your help, we can keep this movement alive.

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10 Steps to Branding Yourself Online

BY ALEXANDER LEONARD
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 29, 2018

Alex Leonard's presentation is about 10 steps to success to market oneself both digitally and traditionally in today's mediascape. His career in journalism speaks for itself.  

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Towards London

BY ADAM CAPLAN
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Bright minds. Big ideas. All in one place. This is Towards London, the podcast. This is your weekly rendez-vous with innovations taking place in London, Ontario, hosted by Adam Caplan and Shobhita Sharma.

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Soup as a Metaphor for Organizational Culture: Best Recipe

BY WENDY ARNOTT
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Wendy Arnott makes the case that the best ingredient for shaping organizational culture - whatever you need that to be for your workplace -  is to capitalize on the transformative nature of behaviours. 

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Finding "A Place Set Apart"

BY TRACEY JONES
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Tracey Jones shares about the history and benefaction that Camp Wendake contributes to the community. Camp Wendake is a one week residential camp for people living with HIV/AIDS, and it is considered by all to be "A Place Set Apart". Free from judgement and stigma, this volunteer-run camp brings together the most incredible community of campers, volunteers, and stakeholders. Find out more about Camp Wendake here and how you can be involved! 

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What Colour Is Your Grief?

BY CHRISTINE COSGROVE
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

In her presentation, Christine Cosgrove delivers a montage depicting different people who have suffered loss of varying degrees and how they describe their grief through hues of colour. 

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My food journey

BY AMY MATHIAS
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Arriving from England, the last thing Amy Mathias expected to be different was the food. Everything looks the same, tastes the same, but is most definitely not the same! 

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