Appetite for Sustainability: Ensuring a Successful 2019

Dec. 12, 2018
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Bea's Eatery
1023 9 Ave SE

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As we approach the 2018 finish line, its time to reflect and celebrate the successes, learn from the challenges, and start goal planning for 2019 to ensure a rewarding year ahead.

Laura Bechard, a Business Success Strategist from ProVision Business Coaching will guide us through a series of planning exercises to set SMART goals. These are tools you can use throughout the year to keep you on track for reaching your objectives. Whether you want to develop personal skills, make meaningful connections, strengthen your business, or whatever it may be, let's work together to make it possible.

 About Laura: Business Success Strategist, Laura Bechard of ProVision Business Coaching knows first hand that successful businesses contribute to family harmony. Laura coaches, advises and educates business owners on business fundamentals so they can work less hours AND make more money.

The result? Lower divorce rates, happier families and checking things off your bucket list. Laura and her husband, Arnie, are 4th generation owner-operators of a century grain farm in Saskatchewan. Their newest venture and part of their succession plan, GreenGram Botanicals, is gearing up to construct a cannabis cultivation and processing facility in 2019. The Bechards have lived in Calgary for 10 years and have 4 adult children. An academic award-winning, top graduate MBA, Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Business Coach, Laura leads you through the principles of how to

  • Set and achieve impactful goals
  • Master business and financial fundamentals
  • Exploit your niche
  • Leverage other people’s resources
  • Structure a team for growth

One of the keys to setting and achieving SMART goals is setting the RIGHT goals to move you towards what you’ve decided you MUST have in your life. Making careful selections of what you say “yes” to and what you say “no” to is vital in accelerating your progress.


  • 8:00-8:30 am - Breakfast and Networking
  • 8:30-9:30 am - Presentation & Interactive Goal-Setting Exercises
  • 9:30-10:00 am - Wrap-up

Food: Breakfast will be provided, including gluten-free options.

Access: This venue is accessible to all people with limited mobility.

Parking: Street parking - both paid and free 2hr along 9th Ave SE and 10 St. SE Underground paid parking in the building Please visit for transit options

Registration: Payment is required at the time of your RSVP unless you wish to pay by Calgary Dollars. Please reserve one of these spaces by posting a comment below.

Proudly organized by REAP Business Association. Bullfrog Powered with 100% green electricity. The registration fee is required to cover REAP's ongoing costs to organize this event series: catering, promotional expenses (signage, Meetup organizer fees), insurance, and staff time.