Call Jocelyn at (403) 601-2500 to book a custom session for you and your team, or to ask about upcoming presentations.

honing skills

from technicial specialist to Leader

Are you ready to stand out from the crowd?

86 percent of companies rate developing new leaders as “urgent” or “important.”

– Deloitte University Press, Leaders at All Levels

85 percent of executives are not confident in their leadership pipelines.

– Development Dimensions International, Global Leadership Forecast, 2014-2015

Are you already technically astute, and wanting to develop the leadership skills that will set you on a new trajectory? Communication skills are critical for leaders in an ever changing world.

Let me be your mentor. Unleash your talent through Unbridled Business Solutions Inc.’s custom programs, designed for the newly minted professional seeking to be “one to watch”. 

Learn to:

  • Delegate effectively to increase employee development and engagement.
  • Wow your coworkers and managers with your presentation skills.
  • Learn to tactfully give and graciously receive feedback to grow influence and effectiveness.
The following programs are available in keynote, half-day introduction, or four half-day “deep dive” formats.

ABCs of Delegation

Learn the basics of a delegation process and framework to select the right people and tasks to increase employee development and engagement.

Anatomy of a Winning Presentation

Present yourself and your ideas effectively to increase your confidence and visibility. Learn to be a presenter whose ideas are valued and opinions are sought.

Finding Mentors Everywhere

Become coachable. Learn how to harness the most valuable development tool available to you – the perceptions of others. Cut the crush of criticism and turn these comments into suggestions.

What Have I Done Lately?

CPA Education Foundation

Featured speaker delivering Anatomy of a Winning Presentation to the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta Business Challenge contestants on March 8, 2018. More details coming soon.

Radio interview promoting 2018 High River Toastmasters International Speech

by Jocelyn with Kevin Wallace, 99.7 Sun Country

Cutting the Crush of Criticism

Watch the video describing how Cutting the Crush of Criticism can help you deliver and receive feedback more effectively and improve your performance.

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management says,”If effective feedback is given to employees on their progress towards their goals, employee performance will improve. People need to know in a timely manner how they’re doing, what’s working, and what’s not.”

Wellspring Calgary

Assisted in large fundraising campaign for Wellspring’s Randy O’Dell House by preparing this promotional video and acting as panel member for presentation to philanthropic organizations.

District 42 Toastmasters

Popular keynote speaker and breakout presenter.

2017 “Of the Year” Awards:

  • Toastmaster – High River Club
  • President – Division D
  • Rookie – District 42

2017 Club, Area and Division D Champion in both International Speech and Table Topics Contests.

National Energy Board

Presented ABCs of Delegation to  Women’s Leadership Community of Practice.

“This presentation will have supervisors thinking differently about delegation and letting go of perceived control to actually gain control of the important components of their roles and responsibilities.” – Cheryl Dust, HR Advisor, NEB

Coming Soon…

Toastmasters International Speech Contest

Representing High River Toastmasters on March 14 at area level contest.

Youth Speech Contest Judge

Helping young people increase skills and confidence is a passion of mine. I’m delighted to be able to contribute to 4H Alberta and Optimists by judging and providing evaluation to youth speech contest competitors.

4H Public Speaking Contests

Contest season is upon us! I will be judging at various  club, area and regional contests throughout southern Alberta.

Jocelyn Hastie, CPA/CGA

A sought-after international speaker,  Jocelyn delivers powerful keynotes and content-rich workshops and breakout sessions.  With over 30 years of business experience and a plethora of Toastmaster awards, her mission is to help newly minted professionals increase their communication and leadership skills, improving their leadership skills and relationships with coworkers, families and friends.

My Latest Blogs

Excellence is Always Adequate

Excellence is always adequate. I try not to use the terms “never” and “always”, but in a recent discussion with a friend, I found myself making the statement above. This friend is known for beating herself up and reliving every minor error in her mind over and over....

Candor With Kindness

I had a difficult summer. The company I worked for since 2003 closed down without notice (or severance pay). A week later, the horse that had been my partner in the show ring, EGC coaching and my own journey through advanced stage cancer required me to step up and...

The Gifts of Volunteering

I am an active volunteer with the students and on the board of directors of a nearby therapeutic riding program. I have loved horses for over twenty years, and this organization allows me to stretch my wings working with students that may not otherwise get the...

They Never Know It’s Them

I have been helping some dear friends with their horses. We ride Peruvian Horses – hot-blooded Spanish horses that have a lot of “enthusiasm”. They are very forward-moving horses, and sometimes intimidate riders, especially those that are not used to that kind of...

Sympathy and empathy

I have become very interested in distinguishing between these concepts, and feeling out where I fit in on the scale. I love Brene Brown’s work on this, and include the video below for your consideration: When I was...

The Call of Competition

For over twenty years, I was a competitor at Peruvian Horse shows. Last year, I began to compete in speaking competitions. I have come to believe most of the audience is hoping that I will do well. I also want my competitors to do well. As the bar is raised, we all...