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Whether it's sharing my personal path of entrepreneurship or teaching strategies to calm your chaos, let me inspire your audience to approach their lives with more intention.

Speaking

Inspire your audience to approach their lives a little differently

Whether you want a tactical workshop on productivity strategies, or to inspire your audience through my unique path and approach to entrepreneurship, I will provide a thoughtful, engaging, and impactful talk that will stick with attendees.

My talks are catered to your audience, regardless of size, always with the goal of giving them different ways of thinking about their time and practical takeaways.

Some of my favourite topics include:

  • Productivity and calming your chaos (includes topics such as decision-making, prioritization, focus, boundary-setting, email and meeting management, etc.).
  • Cancer, multiple sclerosis, and learning resilience.
  • How being intentional with your time and energy will make you a better leader.

Looking for something different? I am happy to create a custom talk!


See Ashley speak at an upcoming event:

Join me, Colin Chung and Samantha Demers as we host a Twitter Space discussing burnout and managing transitions.

​We'll touch on things like:

  • ​Living with intention
  • ​The messy middle while going through a transition
  • ​Managing the uncertainty

When: September 15, 22, 29
Time: 9AM Pacific / 11AM Central / 12PM Eastern / 5PM UK / 930PM India / 12AM Asia
Where: Twitter Spaces - If you've never been on Twitter Spaces before, it's like Clubhouse, or a webinar, where participants may listen and also "raise their hand" to share/ask questions. You just need to be on Twitter at the appointed time.

Register today!


Ashley’s virtual presentation for our Growth Accelerator was curated to the needs of our cohort who were having challenges with scope creep, delegating and time management. It was exactly what these business founders needed to create the time in their day to do the real proactive work to move their businesses forward; the work they WANT to be doing. Thank you, Ashley!

— ATBx Accelerator

Past speaking engagements

This goes a way back! This list includes speaking engagements Ashley did for her other businesses, Code and Effect and Tadum, and Ashley Janssen Consulting.

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2022

  • GoSolo Interview - Calm Your Chaos with Ashley Janssen
  • College of Veterinarians of Ontario - Calm Your Chaos Workshop
  • Threshold Impact Venture Mentoring Service - 4-Part Productivity Series
  • Amplify Your Business - Episode 83: Calming Chaos Interview
  • Women With Purpose Summit - Calm your Chaos: How to Set Time, Energy, and Attention Boundaries Webinar
  • Entrepreneurs of Edmonton Podcast - Controlling Your Chaos with Ashley Janssen Interview
  • Alberta Women Entrepreneurs - Calm your Chaos: Setting Boundaries with Your Time and Energy in Business Webinar
  • Canadian Society of Association Executives Alberta Network (CSAE) - Setting Up 2022 For Success: How to Reflect on the Past Year and Set Goals For the Year Ahead Webinar
  • Edmonton Business Association - The Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs Panel

2021

  • ATB - Calming your Chaos: Decision Making, Prioritization, and Time-Blocking your Ideal Week Webinar
  • Be Her'd with Hannah Wilson - Instagram Live Interview
  • A Cup of Confidence Podcast with Erin Rector - Overcoming Adversity as an Entrepreneur with Ashley Janssen
    Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation (CNAR) - Creating a Culture of Calm in your Organization Webinar
  • Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) - Keeping Pace with Technology: 5 Tactics to Evaluate Where You Stand and Where You Need to Go Webinar
  • Association TRENDS - Choosing the Right AMS Webinar
  • ATB X Accelerator - Calm Your Chaos: Prioritization, Focus, Self-care, Availability, and Imagining your Ideal Week Webinar
  • Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) -  Tête-à-Tête - How to evaluate where you stand and where you need to go Virtual Roundtable

2020

  • YEG Tech Sales Meetup - The Changing Face of Tech Sales During COVID-19 Virtual Panel
  • ATB X Accelerator - Bring Structure to Chaos - Part 2: Pandemic Edition - Goal Setting, Task Management, Decision Making, and Self Care Webinar
  • ATB X Accelerator - Bring Structure to Chaos - Part 1: Email, Calendar, and Meeting Tactics

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2019

  • ATB X Accelerator - Bring Structure to Your Chaos: Productivity, Organization and Time Management Tactics Workshop
  • Business and Professional Women of Edmonton (BPW) - Time Mastery Workshop
  • The Meeting Leadership Podcast Interview - How Being Intentional With Your Time Helps Make You A Better Leader
  • The Meeting Leadership Podcast Interview - Effective Meeting Agenda Software That Gets Results
  • Digital Project Managers (DPM) Meetup - Running Better Meetings Presentation & Tadum Demo
  • TEC Edmonton - Bring Structure to Your Chaos: Productivity, Organization and Time Management Tactics Workshop
  • Jobber - Breaking Barriers in STEM Panel
  • University of Alberta Applied Leadership Program - Resiliency After Failure Session: Getting Back on Track
  • TEC Edmonton - Overcoming Impostor Syndrome Workshop
  • ScaleUp YEG - Scaling with Technology Panel: When & How to Leverage Tech for Growth

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2018

  • University of Alberta ArtsWorks Conference - Careers in Creative and Innovative Fields Panel
  • CBC Centre Stage - Startup Week - Meet the Founders Panel
  • CBC Edmonton AM - Startup Week - Chat about Tadum Meeting Agendas and Meeting Minutes
  • StartUp Edmonton - Launch Party 9 - Tadum Launch
  • Rainforest Lunch Without Lunch - Entrepreneur Profile
  • From KO'd to Knockout - Business Struggles Panel
  • Digital Project Managers (DPM) Meetup - Personal Productivity Hacks
  • TEC Edmonton - Lab2Biz Panel - Making the Transition from research to entrepreneurship
  • The Ace Class - Babes Who Brunch Keynote Speaker - Learning Resilience
  • The Ace Class - Paving your Own Path to Success post
  • Edmonton Public Library - Lessons from Women in Leadership Table Host
  • ATB Financial & NAIT Mawji Centre - #TheStruggleIsReal Panel
  • Canada Learning Code & DiscoverE - Alberta Girls Engineering & Technology Summit - Female Leaders Brunch
  • University of Alberta - Alberta Student Leadership Summit Panel

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2017

  • That’s So Maven - Podcast Interview
  • Bootkik - Video Interview - Running a Tech Company with No Technology Background
  • Medicine Hat College Workshop, Global Entrepreneurship Week - Building Your E-Commerce Business
  • Business Networking International (BNI) Workshop - Battling the Culture of Busy – Tactics to Manage Your Time with Intention
  • Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Workshop - Building Your E-Commerce Business
  • Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Workshop - Battling the Culture of Busy – Tactics to Manage Your Time with Intention (Edmonton and Calgary Peerspark groups)
  • Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Workshop - Battling the Culture of Busy – Tactics to Manage Your Time with Intention (Internal Team)
  • Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Workshop - Introduction to E-Commerce: How to Get Started
  • Rotary Club of Edmonton West - Intentional Networking
  • ATB Entrepreneur SpeakEasy - How do you keep your customers coming back for more?

Ashley Janssen DMP Meetup presentation

2013-2016

  • 2016 - Digital Project Managers Meetup - Know Yourself, Manage Better
  • 2016 - DisruptHR YEG - Culture = Cash
  • 2016 - Storytelling & Time Management: Tips, Tools & Tactics - Workshop
  • 2015 - UX Camp 2015 - A Framework for Deciding the How After the What (QSRT)
  • 2015 - #girlbossyeg Panel - Panel of Albertan women in leadership roles
  • 2015 - University of Alberta Faculty of Arts Q&A - Q & A with Ashley Janssen
  • 2015 - Alberta Cancer Foundation Guest Blog - Bathroom Cries and Snack Machine Runs
  • 2015 - Edmonton Business Network - Creating a Foundation for Growth
  • 2014 - Capital Ideas Panel - Making the transition from freelancer to entrepreneur
  • 2013 - Alberta Venture Lunch With - Two family-focused business minds discuss the need to delegate without abdicating


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