You meet the nicest people at momondays!!
Put storytelling into a blender. Add a dash of personal growth & transformation. Then drop in a load of laughs. Mix in real, live music, and great conversation with some of the nicest people on the planet, then push the ‘high’ setting… and out comes momondays!
Michel Neray, MBA, B.Sc, Master NLP Practitioner
Michel is the founder of momondays. As a professional speaker, he has spoken at conferences in more than eight countries worldwide. As a trainer and consultant, Michel has helped over a thousand individuals craft and perform more effective, ‘purposeful’ stories to become more effective leaders, salespeople, coaches, teachers, trainers, speakers, and influencers of all types. He also uses Purposeful Storytelling to more effectively differentiate, position and brand organizations in the market. He’s married with three children, two snowboards, two canoes, one motorcycle, five ukuleles, three stripes on his black belt and one wife. www.neray.com
PRE-SHOW NETWORKING AND SOCIALIZING!
6:00 - 6:45 pm
There are all kinds of networking events where you can connect with people on a professional level. There are dozens of events where you can 'get into the minds' of brilliant experts on countless subjects.
But how many opportunities do we have to truly connect with each other on the human to human level? Come at 6 to give yourself time to connect with some of the nicest people !
An interesting thing happens when you come to momondays for the pre-show socializing and networking. While the purpose of the show is not business, some of the best business connections have come out of a meeting at momondays.
We have the kitchen fired up and you will be able to order from a special moMenu!!!
The kitchen is open from 5:30 pm-8 pm, so make sure you get your food order in early. The bar is open all night!!! So get ready to mix and mingle with some of the nicest people on the planet -- that’s because you really do meet the nicest people at momondays.
Start getting excited!!!!
7:00 - 9-ish pm
ROGER RAMSUKH: GUEST CO-MO-HOST
Roger Ramsukh BSc. BST is an Award-winning author of The Fearless Parent: 20 ways to inspire Success, Respect, and Gratitude, an international speaker, a Behavioural Therapist. He has worked with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and kids who struggle in school. He has consulted to HR departments and taught conflict resolution in hospitals. Today, he lends his soniderable talents on xstage asd guest co-mo-host of momondays Toronto!!! His over-riding philosophy of life is, 'Shut up and give your inner voice a chance to speak.' Yeah, we like that.
TRISH TAYLOR: FIRE EATER!
Trish Taylor was once an unhappily married mom of two young children who found the courage to change the course of her life. This is part of the story of her journey through the trials and tribulations of divorce, dealing with depression, loss and the feeling of being a failure, to becoming a happily engaged Entrepreneur and Intuitive Health & Spiritual Guide who helps others find their alignment. Today, Trish “The Purpose Mentor” is an Entrepreneur, the Co-Author of "Say Yes! Surrender To Your Purpose" and a Public Speaker. Trish believes that we all have the Power to live the lives we want, and sometimes we just need someone to guide us by the hand in order to get there. www.TrishTaylor.me
SEAN MARTIN: SHITFACED
Sean Martin is a former addict, dedicated to stopping the stigma surrounding non-drinkers by sharing his story of addiction and recovery with the world. Sean hopes to clear the fogginess surrounding addiction, particularly functioning addicts and to help people reshape their relationship with alcohol & drugs through human connection. His moStory is about how he eliminated the thing that held him back from being the best version of himself. https://shotofsobriety.com/
LIZ JACOI: CHANGING MY LIFE FROM THE INSIDE OUT
If anyone knows about a journey to a youthful life, it’s Liz Streich. Liz was sick and tired of being sick and tired; overweight, out of shape and her mind was in a fog. She was unhappy in her marriage, suffered a third breakdown, was in a constant state of stress and anxiety. When she contemplated suicide, she realized that she had to change. Liz leaned in to shed 80 lbs. Along the way, she not only to transformed her body but her mindset as well. Now, Liz coaches people on health and fitness... and changing their lives from the inside out! https://lizstreich.com/
HITESHKUMAR PATEL: LIFE IS LIKE AN ECG
This moStory takes you on a wild roller coaster ride of a ride through the life of Hitesh Patel... from being raised by high school drop-out parents, through a life of poverty, one family crisis after another, to being close to death to coming back more alive than ever. The positive person Hitesh is today is the result of the one tragedy that changed his life for good. Yes, miracles happen. https://www.facebook.com/dr.hitesh.patel.3
ELLY LITVAK: WHO'S CRAZY NOW?
Elly Litvak started having temper tantrums after her brother died. Her glamorous mother became a jet-setting, social climbing alcoholic who screamed at everyone and blamed Elly for her troubles. Elly was locked up, labelled with psychiatric diagnoses. Her moStory is a segment of her one-woman show that takes us on a hilarious journey of her recovery and transformation to a meaningful, thriving life. Today, Elly Litvak is a wellness and recovery specialist who has established recovery programs across Canada. A trained actor and comedian, Elly’s highly acclaimed one-woman show 'Who’s Crazy Now?' chronicles her experiences living with and recovering from "mental illness". She presently holds the position of Family Navigation Coordinator at CMHA-FOR and St. Joseph's Health Centre in Toronto. www.whoscrazynow.com
MARK DODSWORTH WITH LEE KITCHEN AND WAYNE CHILDERS: FEATURED PERFORMANCE
Once upon a time, in South Africa, 3 slightly insane facilitators were tossed into a blender and asked to take a risk: create a session that experientially delivered collaboration principles real time, plus adding a healthy dose of surprise and delight. The resault is 'Collaborative Combustion'. Get ready... This is a highly interactive performance that focuses on storytelling, lessons learned along the way with a healthy dose of rhythm. Yes, rhythm. Mark Dodsworth is internationally recognised for his innovative approach to empowering people. In 1994, he co-founded RedZebra Global, a Social Enterprise that now has offices in the UK, USA, Spain and South Africa and has worked in over 80 countries on 6 continents. Lee Kitchen and Wayne Childers are just as impressive... look them all up at http://redzebra.za.com, www.exxperienceahha.com and https://www.facebook.com/LeeBeeXLT
9:00 pm - 2 am
YOU MEET THE NICEST PEOPLE AT MOMONDAYS... NOW YOU CAN PARTY WITH THEM TOO!
And even after the after-party, you are welcome to stay for live more music at the Hideout at no extra charge. The Hideout is one of the most exciting live music venues in the city, with some of the best indie artists. Stay and party until 2 am!
Details here: https://thehideouttoronto.com/shows/