The Dr. Vibe Show

Nicole Girouard, BBA. Nicole is the Managing Partner of Bare Slate Inc., a corporate training and strategic business solutions firm based in Toronto, Ontario.

She is skilled in Crisis Management and Business Continuity, Operations Management, Communications, Corporate Training, and Leadership Development for both virtual and office-based environments

She helps organizations identify opportunities to incorporate best practices in today’s ever-changing business landscape.

With education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Yorkville University School of Business and Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology, Nicole works with businesses throughout North America helping them to innovate and effectively implement programs focused on maximizing their return on investment across multiple KPI’s.

Her articles appear in numerous publications including The Huffington PostPeople Talk – The Voice of the HR ProfessionSmall Business BCEvan Carmichael, and Canadian Virtual Gurus, covering topics like remote teams and virtual work, digital leadership, and leveraging technology successfully in today’s business landscape.

Passionate about the success of every organization, Nicole is focused on how businesses today can not only survive upcoming changes, but thrive.

Recently, Nicole was on our show. Laura Moon, Nicole’s fellow Managing Partner at Bare Slate joined us during the conversation.

During our conversation, the ladies talked about:

– Some of her background including wanting to be an entrepreneur from a young age since entrepreneurship runs in her family
– Her memories moving from Thunder Bay, Ontario to Toronto
– Spending two decades working in the Canadian health industry
– Some of her entrepreneur journey including trying to convince companies to go digital
– The day that she decided to leave the corporate world
– The first time Nicole and Laura met and how they became business partners
– Some of Nicole’s work on YouTube before she joined Bare Slate
– The story behind The Ask More. Get More. Show
– Having to pivot the Bare Slate business
– How companies are reacting during Covid19
– Her thoughts on the Canadian business landscape in over the next six months

You can contact Nicole via:

Website
The Ask More. Get More. Show – YouTube
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Linkedin
Nicole – Linkedin
Nicole – Twitter
Email
Phone: (647) 948-9313

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God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
Dr. Vibe – Producer And Co-host of Black Men Talking On WJMS Radio
Dr. Vibe on HuffPost Live – August 2, 2013
2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
Black Blog Of The Day – Black Bloggers Network – June 23, 2011
Twitter
Twitter hashtag: #DrVibe
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iTunes
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
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Direct download: THE_DR._VIBE_SHOW_-_NICOLE_GIROUARD_-_MAY_22_-_2020.mp3
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Mike D as he is affectionately known, is a Proud Husband and Father! He’s a Personal Development Coach and Communications Consultant, sought after Speaker, Author, Content Creator and Workshop Facilitator to those looking to Uncover their Unique Greatness and Embrace the Fullness of Who they Authentically Are. Mike’s Unique Life Experiences and Gift of Communication Helps him Bring Thought-Provoking Insight and Life Changing Perspectives to diverse and eclectic groups from various walks of life.

Mike is Blessed with the calling of:

• Effectively Challenging the Mindset of Teens and Young Adults
• Helping Professionals Unlock Their Unique Potential
• Equipping Individuals with Courage and Confidence in the Midst of Transition

Mike’s collection of experiences, education and personal development led to the creation of the Double Down on YOU Leadership and Personal Development Process. From the stage and in workshop settings, He challenges individuals to “Embrace their GREATNESS while pursing their INTEREST; Recognizing FAULTS & FAILURES and Guarding themselves against their Personal TRIGGERS“. He effectively encourages individuals to Unwrap their Unique G.I.F.T. (Greatness, Interest, Faults/Failures, Triggers)

Additionally, He’s super engaged in EVERYTHING associated with Black Male Excellence: from Birth to Legacy. He’s COMMITTED to doing his part to help reshape the narrative that’s so often presented regarding Black Men. Some of the resources he’s already created:

• Black Fathers, NOW! Podcast
• The Book – Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto

These resources serve as a framework to Inspire Excellence in Black Fatherhood. They also serve as a platform and structure for Workshops and Speaking Engagements Specifically targeting Black Fathers.

Mike is Blessed with the calling of:

• Effectively Challenging the Mindset of Teens and Young Adults
• Helping Professionals Unlock Their Unique Potential
• Equipping Individuals with Courage and Confidence in the Midst of Transition

Mike’s collection of experiences, education and personal development led to the creation of the Double Down on YOU Leadership and Personal Development Process. From the stage and in workshop settings, He challenges individuals to “Embrace their GREATNESS while pursing their INTEREST; Recognizing FAULTS & FAILURES and Guarding themselves against their Personal TRIGGERS“. He effectively encourages individuals to Unwrap their Unique G.I.F.T. (Greatness, Interest, Faults/Failures, Triggers)

Additionally, He’s super engaged in EVERYTHING associated with Black Male Excellence: from Birth to Legacy. He’s COMMITTED to doing his part to help reshape the narrative that’s so often presented regarding Black Men. Some of the resources he’s already created:

• Black Fathers, NOW! Podcast
• The Book – Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto

These resources serve as a framework to Inspire Excellence in Black Fatherhood. They also serve as a platform and structure for Workshops and Speaking Engagements Specifically targeting Black Fathers.

Recently, Mike was on our show.

During our conversation, Mike talked about:

– Growing up in Augusta, Georgia being raised by his family and the village and having James Brown attending the same church his family went to
– The importance of family history
– If his parents experienced racism
– The qualities his parents instilled in him that he still carries today
– Leaving Augusta to go to Georgia Tech University
– Some of his career in sales for different companies
– The story behind Black Fathers NOW!
– Making the decision to get married
– Both moments that he became a father including a word of advice about being the father of a girl
– Comparing his growing up years to his children’s
– Some misconceptions about Black fathers
– What he has learned about himself during the Black Fathers NOW! journey
– How people can handle the Covid19 situation

You can contact Mike via:

Website
Black Fathers NOW! – Podcasts
Black Fathers NOW! – Instagram
Instagram
Linkedin
YouTube
Facebook
Twitter
Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto: A Commitment to Excellence in Life, Fatherhood and the Support of Dynamic Black Men

Visit The Dr. Vibe Show™ at https://www.thedrvibeshow.com/

Please feel free to email us at dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com

Please feel free to “Like” the “The Dr. Vibe Show” Facebook Fan Page here

God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith,
Dr. Vibe
dr.vibe@thedrvibeshow.com
2018 Innovation Award Winner – Canadian Ethnic Media Association
Producer of Google+ Hangouts – The Good Men Project
The Dr. Vibe Show™ At “The Good Men Project”
One of the first Brand Ambassador’s – Cuisine Noir Magazine
Dr. Vibe – Producer And Co-host of Black Men Talking On WJMS Radio
Dr. Vibe on HuffPost Live – August 2, 2013
2013 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Winner (Best International Blog)
2012 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best Podcast)
2011 Black Weblog Awards Finalist (Best International Blog and Best Podcast Series)
Black Blog Of The Day – Black Bloggers Network – June 23, 2011
Twitter
Twitter hashtag: #DrVibe
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iTunes
Dr. Vibe Media – You Tube
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Stitcher Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – TuneIn Radio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – Google Play Music
The Dr. Vibe Show™ – iHeartRadio
The Dr. Vibe Show™ at Anchor
Linkedin – The Dr. Vibe Show™
Instagram
The Dr. Vibe Show Facebook Fan Page

Direct download: THE_DR._VIBE_SHOW_-_MIKE_DORSEY_-_BLACK_FATHERS_NOW_-_MAY_21_-_2020.mp3
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