How Can You Tell Your Story? Annual Grow Vantage Dinner is May 7th

Join us on May 7th, 2019 to hear how you can learn to tell your stories… attract more clients and impact your networking!

The anatomy of a story – from creation to publishing
The impact of your story on attracting clients/networking
How do you get better at story-telling?

Have your Headshot taken on the spot… all in the same evening, and same place!

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Jen CB (GV40)

Jen CB is an M.Ed, Coach, Speaker, and former Semi-Pro Athlete.

While overcoming the struggles of depression and obesity, she achieved her dream of becoming an international Softball Pitcher and Cy Young Award winner. After coming off a tremendous high in life which began her
career to motivate others, life turned unexpectedly, losing her husband suddenly to cancer in October of 2016.

Having her Master of  Education, with research focusing on experiential and mindfulness training practices for adult learners, she understands many of life’s trials and tribulations and creates a space for you to become aware of  the various mindfulness practices to help you through the amazing highs and lows along your path.

Karen Kessler, Founder of Your Stage & Story:

Increase Impact and Reach, Results Coach Launch Expert, ABNLP Trainer, Speaker, Author

Celebrating her second international award for women in business in as many years, Karen Kessler uses her expertise to prepare Leaders ready to increase their impact and reach in this world. Those Leaders committed to connect deeply and inspire life-long change in their tribe.

She is passionate about providing access to the skills, tools, and perspectives required to build a passionate business; one that fills both your wallet and your soul.

Karen’s research and exploration into leadership, motivation, inspiration and the human brain/body/soul connection have created an understanding of what she calls the Next-Level Leader – A leader that has expanded on their natural leadership talent and brings a focus on mastering the skillsets while they foster leadership in others.

Karen is known for her leadership, integrity, and focus on results. Her reputation grew as she progressed rapidly through leadership positions in corporate, government and her growing Geeky NLP Community.

ChooseRESULTS Inc. is focused on Leaders who are ready to increase their IMPACT and REACH.  Congruency of intention, physiology, and message are critical. The skills and attitudes of leaders are developed to effectively and authentically connect while their message inspires others to action. We start with internal leadership, then move to 1:1, and the all-important group leadership. All valuable for coaches, mentors, intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs, church leaders, and community leaders. Blossoming Leaders are always welcome.


Headshot Booth by Ian G. McIntosh Photography

– Get Your Headshot Delivered On The Spot

Is your headshot more than 3 years old? 
Do you have a photo of your kids, your pets or a glorious vista as your social media profile image? 
Does Your Headshot Represent Your Brand?
Ian McIntosh brings his top level photography skills to a fun and engaging headshot booth where you’ll receive a professional quality headshot in less time than you can imagine possible. All images will be on a simple white background which is easy to remove so that you can overlay it on any graphics (optional background removal and image retouching services are available for additional fees). Each session will take just a couple of minutes and your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you’re not satisfied with the results, you can book a private session and receive a discount equal to the headshot booth fee.
    • Update your headshot to use on social media and website and other marketing materials.
    • Simple White Background
    • Choose your favourite headshot on site from 5 to 7 selections. 
    • GV price $50.00 (inc. HST) and non-GVers $60  (inc. HST)
  • Dress to Impress. Make sure you wear something that represents your brand
Ian typically charges between $100 – $500 per headshot session. Be sure to book your spot early, as sessions are limited. 

                             All images shown were captured at a single event. Average session time was 2 minutes
About Ian (GV 35)
Ian is one of Barrie best known photographers and is now the official photographer of the Barrie Public Library, an official photographer for the Canadian Opera Company and provides photography services for Easter Seals Ontario for a variety of events.  Prints of Ian’s Barrie landscapes can be seen at various locations around the city and his images graced the front and rear covers of last year’s Focus on Simcoe Photography Festival catalogue. When asked what style of photography is his specialty, Ian answers “All of the above”. He loves the challenge of working in new genres and always delivers the highest quality images. Check out some of his work at and go to his Facebook Page Ian G McIntosh Photography…