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Let‘s get civilized! Embracing modern cannabis, CBD and hemp culture

Terri MacDonald-Reidle is CEO and Co-founder of Civilized Worldwide Inc. Founded in 2015, Civilized is the first premium lifestyle brand that embraces and highlights modern cannabis, CBD and hemp culture.

As CEO, she oversees the company’s strategic vision, planning, partnerships, executive and financial management, and developing their talented team.

She is also a serial entrepreneur, mother, and a passionate volunteer devoted to areas such as health care, economic development, youth mentorship, international disaster relief and gender parity in government.

Terri believes the world will be a better place, if as a global society, we remain open-minded and respect each other’s informed opinions. Let’s learn, share, listen, discuss and debate topics in modern culture, like cannabis.


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Amy Emberling’s radical ‘community of food business’ shares multi-million-dollar secrets on how to supersize your impact!

This radical ‘community of food business’ shares multi-million-dollar secrets on how to supersize your impact!

Canadian Amy Emberling is amongst the Managing Owners of Zingermans community of businesses. Experience what a Community of Businesses is about, learn three multi-million-dollar secrets from this radical ‘community of food business’ on how to supersize your impact, AND take advantage of the invitation to jump on the ZingTrain!

While currently residing in Ann Arbor Michigan, Canadian Amy Emerling is from Cape Breton and has Maritime in her blood. Before coming to Zingerman’s Amy studied social movements at Harvard College, attended L’ecole de Gastronomie Francaise at the Ritz Hotel in Paris, France, worked in many restaurants and bakeries and received an MBA from Columbia University. She’s been combining her interests in organizational design, making delicious food and business management at Zingerman’s since 1992. She believes that business can be the source of positive social change and create value all at the same time.


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Michael DeVenney, President of WorkInsights Talks About His Experience with PTSD and Mental Health

Michael DeVenney, President of Halifax-based WorkInsights, began researching entrepreneurial mental health after his own depression and anxiety forced him to sell two businesses. His research led to him founding ‘The Mindset Project’ which empowers entrepreneurs to talk about and manage their mental health as well as provides tools to support founders in the growth of their business. Though he knows the warning signs, he says he’s been affected by the stress of the pandemic and has had to make it a priority to use coping strategies and manage his mental health. DeVenney says entrepreneurs feel the weight of their personal and business stresses combined and it’s hard to separate the two. He hopes to challenge stigma and promote open conversation about the mental health struggles many entrepreneurs face.

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