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Get small business advice from our handpicked selection of Canada’s small business leaders. Give your business an edge through powerful talks, expert 1-on-1 advice, networking opportunities and valuable workshops.

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ACT ON IT! Success and Empowerment System for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

You know WHAT to do but don’t have the results you expected. Learn why the soft skills are the hard skills and how to act on them with Erin Acton, certified life and business coach.

If you’ve ever thought, “I’m doing all the ‘right’ things. Why isn’t this working?” you likely have an issue with a soft skill. Working harder and harder for fewer results can crush the spirit of even the most resilient. It doesn’t have to be that way. Find out that when you act on a seemingly insignificant soft skill, you can create massive growth for your business this year.

In this interactive and personalized experience, Erin will walk you through a fun and engaging session where you will discover if you need to focus on your soft skills.

You’ll learn:
• How to tell if you have a hard-skill or soft-skill problem
• Why you’d even want to work on soft skills when you could be working
on something specifically related to your business (like a marketing plan)
• How soft skills impact your business results

Date: January 26, 2018
Event: SOHO Victoria
Topic: ACT ON IT! Success and Empowerment System for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
Venue: Victoria Conference Centre
Location: 720 Douglas St
Victoria, BC
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

Need a speaker for your next event? Contact me erin at erin acton dot com

Stop Overwhelm Virtual Training

We can often romanticize the festive season, imagining it’s all cocktails and sequins or a rosy, merlot-induced glow by the fire.

The reality is much different for many of us: skipped meals, squeezed-in dance recitals, cupcake baking for the school fundraiser, midnight trips to Walmart because we’ve run out of wrapping paper, and mindlessly shoving any food in our mouths on the way there. In short, you’re overwhelmed and feel held hostage by life’s responsibilities.

I want to help you avoid overwhelm, enjoy the season, and get more out of your hectic life. I am presenting a seminar that teaches a simple strategy to get calm when you’re overwhelmed by your busy life.

Keeping it simple

In my practice, I have found that big life overhauls don’t work. People often do nothing because they don’t have the capacity to incorporate hours of yoga or complicated food prep into their day. We have heard the solution is to stop being busy, but for many of us, that isn’t an option.

I will teach you how to make a small yet powerful shift so you can feel better and be more productive. It will be a short and powerful training done over the phone that you can dial into and listen in while you’re on the go.

Here’s what you get

  • My simple, three-step process to get calm anytime, anywhere
  • A quick, 5-question overwhelm assessment
  • Real-life examples and takeaways that you can use right now
  • Answers to your questions live on the call.

Where & When

  • Online or by phone. You choose! You’ll receive full connection details when you register.
  • Monday, December 12
  • 7 pm Pacific/10 pm Eastern

Reserve your seat here!

Date: December 7, 2016
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Event: Stop Overwhelm: Get Calm in 3 Steps & 30 Seconds
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

Women in Leadership and Business Conference

Join me, six-time Olympic medalist Clara Hughes, “The Voice” Consultant Tamara Beatty Vocal Coach and more at the Women in Leadership and Business Conference November 20-22 in Calgary, Alberta.

Use ERINVIP to get a truly sweet deal on the full conference price.

If you are a Leader, Senior or Middle Manager, Business Owner, or Entrepreneur you know you should invest time in focusing on yourself, your business and career. If you’ve struggled to find the right format that maximizes your time, energy and resources, the 2016 Women in Leadership and Business Conference is for you!

  • Strengthen your leadership skills
  • Have greater influence and impact in your role and team
  • Market your skills and your business
  • Be heard in meetings
  • Get noticed by clients, peers and your industry
  • Gain valuable influencing skills
  • Grow your business and market share by differentiating
  • Increase your likelihood for promotion
Date: November 20, 2016—November 22, 2016
Event: Women in Leadership and Business Conference
Venue: Hyatt Regency Downtown
Location: 700 Centre Street SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5P6
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

Do you ever feel guilty for taking care of yourself because you’re so used to taking care of everything and everyone else?

I’m honored to be speaking on Pamela Zimmer’s FREE Telesummit, Redefining Mom – Permission to Break the Rules.

Register now and you’ll get access to Pamela’s interviews with 16 amazing women who will share their exact strategies for redefining mom, in a way that best serves YOU!

Date: November 10, 2016—November 12, 2017
Event: Redefining Mom: Permission to Break the Rules
Public: Private

To book Erin for your event, visit her speaking page.

Erin & Trish

I enjoyed supporting the group’s organizer, Trish Sterloff, and 13 other women leaders in the BC Government to learn techniques to stop overwhelm in their leadership positions.

Date: January 26, 2016
Event: BC Government Women in Leadership
Topic: Stop Overwhelm in its Tracks
Public: Private

To arrange a presentation for your group, email me at erin [at] erinacton [dot] com.

I’m a guest speaker at an event called the International Summit Masters of Life. 24 parenting experts will share their knowledge during the online summit to help us be the best parent possible. Tailored for Spanish speaking parents, this event has only four English speakers. And I’m one of them! It’s such an honour to be included.

In my one-hour talk, I share strategies to help stressed and overwhelmed moms restore calm when everything feels out of control:

  • The step-by-step formula to get out of overwhelm… quickly!
  • The four questions that will still the noise inside your head so you can finally focus!
  • The secret to clearing the brain fog that comes with chronic overwhelm… so you can make better decisions!
  • And most important, how to reclaim your time so you can do the things you want and drop the things you don’t!

FYI – my talk is in English but the website and most of the event is in Spanish. Even if you don’t speak Spanish, I encourage you to sign up (look for the big yellow button a little ways down the page) so you can receive my talk.

If you do speak Spanish, or have friends who do, I highly recommend attending and sharing this FREE parenting event. Here is a little about what you’ll learn:

  • The keys you need to be the best parent you can be
  • Strategies that will let you enjoy parenthood in a deeper way while doing things that you love

Find more info and register here == >

Date: May 29, 2015
Event: International Summit Masters of Life
Topic: Stop Overwhelm in its Tracks — For career-driven moms who feel like they run around with their hair on fire
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

Connected with audiences and organizations that can benefit from my expertise? Let me know at erin at erinacton dot com.

Now that’s good karma! Free coaching at Victoria Yoga Conference

Erin Acton is a life and business coach and her greatest passion is supporting women with fast-paced and demanding careers who want it all. Through her unique processes, she supports them to create balance, live with purpose, and love their lives.

At the Victoria Yoga Conference, she will spread good vibes by providing free coaching to those who are ready to embrace their awesomeness, step into their greatness, and push past their fears. All you have to do is show up to the booth! Or pre-book by contacting erin [at] erinacton [dot] com.

Date: January 31, 2015—February 1, 2015
Event: Victoria Yoga Conference
Venue: Victoria Conference Centre
Location: 720 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3M7
Public: Public