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Judy Carter, Comedian, International Speaker and Author

We all have something we want to sell, a book, our coaching, or ourselves. Judy will reveal how when someone on a plane asked her, “What do you do?”  The way she answered that questioned netted her over $160,000.

Grab your lunch or a coffee and meet us online to connect, create and collaborate with The Grand Connection Network.

Date: Friday July 17th

Time: 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM Vancouver

(Real-Time Connections, Speaker, Facilitated Mastermind Breakout Sessions)

Location: Zoom

Cost: FREE!

Hosted by: Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt of Inspired Business Development and Susan Jarema of New Earth Marketing

When people ask you, “What do you do?” that is an opportunity to get results. Most people will respond to that question with a narcissistic “It’s-all-about-me” approach that doesn’t engage or inspire. Judy Carter, the author of The Message of You, will show you how to turn chance meetings into opportunities by having a 60 second pitch that rocks.

Learn how to:

  • Connect to others by finding a mutual bridge.
  • Start your pitch bouncing off of “their problem.”
  • Add humor using “act-outs.”
  • Pitch yourself using a dialogue approach rather than a monologue.
  • Find an easy “yes.”

Interviewed by Oprah Winfrey after writing her first book, “Standup Comedy: The Book,” Judy Carter went from playing Vegas as a headlining standup comic to become an in-demand corporate speaker. Speaking on The Power of Purpose to overcome stress and navigate change, she was featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York TimesCNN, as well as being a frequent contributor to NPR’s “All Things Considered.”

At an early age, Judy Carter discovered that the messages in her life were great comedy material. Turning problems into punchlines, she became one of America’s top stand-up comics performing and teaching comedy internationally. Her students include Seth Rogan, Maz Jobrani, and Hannah Gadsby.

Judy doesn’t like to brag, but she did write the Bible. No joke, she’s the author of “The New Comedy Bible” (Simon & Schuster) as well as “The Message of You” (St. Martin’s Press). She currently runs online classes at where participants get instructed on how to turn their story into a money-making speaking career.

Come meet Judy!  This will be a fun event.

We welcome you to join our community. Please register for the next event and save it in your calendar.  We remind you to prepare your 6o second intro for the breakouts.


Your Hosts

Susan Jarema

Susan Jarema - New Earth Marketing

Susan is the founder of New Earth Marketing, a web agency with a technology focus to support businesses selling and generating leads online. Susan is passionate about marketing and small business. She has two degrees in marketing, over 25 years experience and has been selling online since 1994.

Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt

Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt - Inspired Business Development

Carolyn has spent over 40 years in sales, marketing and teaching business with a commitment to always be curious, purposeful and passionate about business skills and mindset management. She brings a spirit of energy that is contagious and inspiring. Her focus is to be an advocate, mentor, cheerleader and sounding board for the businesses she teaches and coaches. Carolyn is dedicated to support and guide her clients to dig deep to clarify and own their unique service/product value. She assists them to construct an Inspired Business Plan of structure, focus and accountability.




Janice Porter

Janice Porter - LinkedIn Training & Networking Coach

Janice began her career as a teacher, was a corporate trainer and has now been in business for herself for several years. She found her niche coaching and training business professionals to network at a mastery level and turn their connections into new business. For Janice, it’s all about relationships! First and foremost is her family – she is very proud of her two daughters, and appreciates the support of her husband through all that she does.

Eileen Bistrisky

Eileen Bistrisky - CEO Effective Leadership Consulting Ltd

Eileen helps small business teams with their systems and strategy. Her award-winning firm, Effective Leadership Consulting, measurably improves organizations and help teams become more effective through their Beyond the Plateau methodology. Eileen has an Executive MBA through Royal Roads University and is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). Outside of business, Eileen has a passion for mountains and remote, adventurous expeditions. She enjoys hiking, biking, camping, climbing, snowshoeing, paddling, and backpacking around the globe.

Mary Charleson

Mary Charleson - Marketing Educator, Speaker & Strategist

“Marketing thought leader” who blogs at She is the author of two books, Word of Mouth Mouse & Mobile and Five-Minute Marketing, each featuring tips for the time-starved business leader.

Sheynal Saujani

Sheynal Saujani - Sales Professional

Sheynal is a successful business development professional with over twenty years of experience in the technology sector. He has a proven track record of successfully helping business transform their companies from using traditional software methods to using agile processes. Sheynal has in-depth experience in sales, enterprise software, solution selling, business partner development and account management. He works with clients on marketing and sales automation solutions. Sheynal is also the owner of RSK Strata Advisors, providing support to stratas in British Columbia.

Denise Cuthbert

Denise Cuthbert - Certified Life Coach

Denise is a Certified Life Coach from Rhodes Wellness College. She has completed the PROSCI Change Management practitioner course
BA with Honours majoring in Psychology from York University. Densie has 15+ years experience leading people, coaching and developing teams
including facilitating group meetings and presentations both online and offline. Her coaching has a focus on positive changes for those motivated to move forward.

Greg Brown

GREG BROWN - President Greg Brown Insurance

Greg brings over 30 years of sales and service expertise in financial services. He helps successful small and medium sized businesses attract and retain human capital with flexible, cost effective employee health, dental, retirement benefit solutions. As an independent insurance broker, he shops the market for a customized, tax effective solution for businesses, business owners and families. He is licensed in BC and Ontario.

Heather Worosz

Heather Worosz- PCC, MBA & Masters Strategic Leadership Sustainability

An explorer at heart, with a passion to make a difference, Heather is inspired by the potential of organizations to pursue both purpose and profits. A Professional Certified Executive Coach with 25 years of management experience, Heather partners with leaders on the full gamut of mindsets, competencies and skills needed to be successful in our complex and every changing world. Warm, authentic, insightful, and challenging, Heather’s ability to draw out the best in leaders has made her a sought-after coach and thought partner for Fortune 500 executives, social entrepreneurs and non-profit leaders globally.

Kimberley Day

Kimberley Day- Marketing Specialist

Kim is the Award Winning Author of "Write and Grow Rich: How to Use a Book to Supersize Your Brand, Your Business, and Your Bank Account." Kim helps coaches, consultants, and service-based entrepreneurs overcome the daily struggle of finding their next client, stand out from the crowd in their industry, & increase visibility, credibility & authority by publishing a book. After publishing her first book, the "Financial Fitness Playbook: The Ultimate Guide to Winning the Money Game", she was able to double her income in less than 12 months using the same strategies she now teaches in her new book and signature program.

Regina Kaiser

Regina Kaiser- Owner Veracis Wellness Centre

Regina Kaiser is the founding creative director of Veracis® Meditation & Wellness Centre in Port Moody, BC, established in 2000 as one of the first non-religious meditation centres with a spiritual healing focus in the lower mainland. A visionary and gift intuitive, Regina created Veracis® Meditation Program, a course of studies in transformation and conscious living for men and women seeking to transform and evolve as Spirit First.

Cheryl Brewster

Cheryl Brewster- B.Msc

Radical Trust and Joy describe Cheryl Brewster. After training as a certified professional intuitive, she left a successful career in the corporate world to “follow a calling” and founded The Intuitive Life in 2004 to provide intuitive consultations and training to individuals business, health and social services agencies. She leads online mastermind groups and retreat days to empower individuals and organizations to stay inspired and keep moving forward in transition, “no matter what.” As an ordained Minister of Metaphysics, she provides spiritual counselling, celebrations and is legally authorized to perform wedding ceremonies in Canada and the US.

Cathy Kuzel

Cathy Kuzel- The Connected Woman

An award-winning business consultant, dynamic speaker, and best selling author with a deep knowledge of the art of human connections, Cathy Kuzel has been supporting ambitious entrepreneurs worldwide for more than 30 years with focused coaching and “no excuses” accountability to help them build solid foundations to create the success they envision. Cathy is recognized across Canada for her seminars on business skills and networking and is increasingly sought after as the expert on “ALL Things Small Biz”. In addition, Cathy is the CEO & founder of The Connected Woman Association, a global community for women to Connect, Converse and Create awesomeness.

Need Some Help?

Receive a complimentary 30 minute Strategy Session from your hosts Susan and/or Carolyn.

Susan at New Earth Marketing: Selling and Working Online
Carolyn at Inspired Business: Shift Your Perspective and Network with Intention

We look forward to you joining us again!

Take good care,
Susan and Carolyn