PIVOT Talks is a weekly series where Pauline Caballero (PC) connects with entrepreneurs, friends, dreamers and doers. PC is the co-founder of Power Yoga Canada (PYC), a growing network of hot power yoga studios across Canada. These conversations are for not only studio owners but entrepreneurs who are interested in pivoting their businesses and navigating change.
021 | Dr. Carolyn Best, Obstetrician, Urogynecologist, Gynecologist & Assistant Clinical Professor | PIVOT Talks with PC: Pivoting Business and Navigating Change
PC’s latest guest; Dr. Carolyn Best is a front line superhero who has been helping women with pelvic floor disorders, in order to increase the awareness, decrease the stigma and empower women with high quality of information. When COVID hit, Carolyn had to pivot in many areas of her life and although it wasn’t easy, she was able to support the hospital she worked at and also made shifts in her personal life in order to help keep her loved ones safe. PC touches on each and every person experiencing COVID very differently and asks Carolyn how she was able to continue with her career in spite of everything. During the episode, a great realization that life has changed for the better comes through and that it’s now possible to scale on a whole new level. PC brings to light how inspiring it is to have people like Carolyn in the world who are able to reframe, to observe, to deal with the facts and still provide a great level of care for human beings in order to live a better life. Carolyn shares a very valuable piece of advice and what she lets go of in order to take care of herself. Furthermore, practical guidance is given in order to live a healthier life day in and day out. PC brings forth the importance of micro-habits such as good sleep in order to increase mental health. Carolyn also touches on the great work she’s done to bring more plant based recipes to the world through her Spread the Health Cookbook which is available via https://thebellemethod.com/product/spreadthehealth/ . After listening to this episode, it is evident we need many more Carolyn Best’s in the world.
020 | Haze Schepmyer, Lead Consultant at Gritty Guru Company & Author | PIVOT Talks with PC: Pivoting Business and Navigating Change
Introduce more joy into your life when you listen to this instalment of PIVOT Talks with PC’s guest, Haze Schepmyer who brings Gratitude, Resilience, Imagination and much more into every interaction she’s involved in using her GRIT methodology. As the Lead Consultant at the Gritty Guru Company and Published Author, Haze brings forth much needed positivity into this episode as she unfolds her recent pivot in life from working at her dream job to going on to start her own consulting business. Haze touches on practical strategies in order to persevere and keep an optimistic mindset. Listen in to hear on the two fold approach that Haze takes in order to shift her perspective when challenges arise. PC brings forth the need for tools and tips for isolation where they dive into many different tools to utilize. PC touches on a pivotal moment in her life which helps Haze rediscover events that took place when she was 4 years old which brings to light that Haze has been working on her GRIT methodology for over 40 years. Important perspectives are brought to the front by both PC & Haze which will help you overcome obstacles in your everyday life.
019 | Shirley Smith, President of Buckland Customs Brokers Ltd. & Sandy Schwenger, CEO of m-Health Solutions | PIVOT Talks with PC: Pivoting Business and Navigating Change
When three powerful and path paving individuals come together to converse on life and pivoting through it, you get a sense of the challenges and obstacles that need to be overcome in order to attain world renown achievements. Powerful messages, insights and stories are shared that will give listeners a new lens to look through which will help them see their life in a new and inspiring way. Joining PC for this episode of PIVOT Talks is Shirley Smith, President of Buckland Customs Brokers Ltd. and Sandy Schwenger, CEO of m-Health Solutions where they connect on many different topics ranging from the challenges faced while building up their organizations as female entrepreneurs and leaders, to motherhood and the fact that “balance” can be however you make it out to be. Find out 10 key insights that each guest would tell their former younger selves and PC shares a fascinating truth about pregnancy and the experience that comes with it. A constant theme throughout the episode is that the road to success has no fast lane so don’t allow distractions to come through and be willing to do the work and very importantly, have fun.
018 | Stella McCollum- Yoga Teacher & Real Estate Broker | PIVOT Talks with PC: Pivoting Business and Navigating Change
A woman of many talents, Stella McCollum, joins PC for an episode filled with insight on making powerful choices in each and every moment. From owning an art gallery to moving across the world to brokering real estate to teaching yoga, Stella shares what it takes to start over and over again and how to apply everything from your journey into your everyday life. With tenacity and courage, Stella shares a great analogy on what practices to put in place in order to begin again and shares 3 insights on how to do this. PC shares her secret sauce which will help listeners look deeper into their own lives in order to find out what their superpower is. In life, there isn’t one easy road to take and PC and Stella further dig into what it takes to keep going in order to continue to climb the ladder of life. The episode ends with inspirational wisdom that will leave you empowered to take your life on in a new way.
017 | Christina Drew- Founder and Owner of Kinetic Physiotherapy, Registered Physiotherapist, RYT & Pilates instructor | PIVOT Talks with PC: Pivoting Business and Navigating Change
From elite athlete to elite entrepreneur, Founder and Owner of Kinetic Physiotherapy, Christina Drew, has been helping athletes of all levels to not only rehab their injuries but to help them become better and faster with more tools in their arsenal. As a Registered Physiotherapist, Registered Yoga Teacher and Pilates Instructor, Christina has always allowed her passion to outweigh any fears in front of her in order to become the dynamic force she is today. PC’s conversation with Christina dives into the importance of choosing to pivot as opposed to being forced to pivot and insight is provided on what needs to happen to do so. PC brings the pie of possibility into perspective and is able to relate it to Christina’s superpower where powerful guidance is provided with the concept of choice in mind. Whether you are following your dreams or closing down the doors of your business, PC and Christina touch on 3 deep lessons on life that bring light to what it takes to pivot. Wise wisdom is shared near the end of the episode that can be used in your everyday life in each and every moment.
016 | Aneta Pietruszko- Co-Owner of PYC Burlington | | PIVOT Talks with PC: Pivoting Business and Navigating Change
“You can be your own hero and it is never too late to save yourself.” - Aneta & PC
In this instalment of PIVOT Talks, the wheels never stop spinning and powerful words are shared between friends and business partners PC and Aneta Pietruszko. Aneta, also known as the magnet co-owns Power Yoga Canada Burlington with PC & Kinndli McCollum and has helped create and build a flourishing community around her. Aneta’s introduction into the PYC community all started with a gift from her father and in turn, she has been a gift to each member that crosses her path. Her philosophy of making everyone feel seen and heard is unlike any other and she sheds lights on what it takes to live and breathe these human traits on a daily basis. Aneta walks us down a path of her past sharing how important it is to jump in and figure out the situation at hand in order to breakthrough and build the life you’ve always wanted. From confusion to acceptance, PC & Aneta come to an enlightened realization of what everyone needs to do in order to be their own hero.
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Pauline does an amazing job at providing insightful advice in all areas of life and makes light of the hardships around her. I will not be missing any of these episodes!
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