There are literally hundreds if not thousands of articles, studies and references that speak to coping with change, dealing with change and managing the stress associated with change. Therese believes that what really matters is how you decide to look at it – the upside of change itself as a career and life choice. Inspired by the principles of the pecha kucha Therese will talk about how you can create your own story in today’s environment in which change is the only constant.
Ms. Hayes passion for companies with a purpose and to surround herself with smart, creative and innovative people brought her to Luvo, a Vancouver based start-up company whose goal is to make it easy to make good choices by creating wholesome nutritious meals that taste amazing. Therese’s +25 years of experience in brand building through communication, PR and marketing spans from biotech to solar energy to black stretchy pants including leadership roles at lululemon (SVP Communications and Sustainability), strategic advisory roles at Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. (also her favourite place to ski) and Day4 Energy (a solar energy company) and making the most obvious use of her university education by connecting the scientists with the money people on Wall St and Bay St in her roles of VP IR and Corporate Communications at both QLT (Vancouver) and SangStat (Palo Alto, CA).
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx