Goals achieved at a higher level and faster than a client will on their own!

Combining extensive corporate and entrepreneurial experience, Jayne has seen all sides of business, both large and small, successfully and unsuccessfully. And has learned critical lessons from both that she shares with her clients.

A passionate dance and hockey mom of two boys, when she isn’t cheering them on, she enjoys hiking with her husband, reading historical biographies of groundbreaking women, classic Canadian and English literature and mysteries, travelling to explore the old and new worlds, and advocating for and supporting women entrepreneurs.

Professional Experience:

FocalPoint Coaching of Toronto

2012 - present

  • Operating primarily in the Greater Toronto Area

Certified FocalPoint Business Coach:

  • Coaches entrepreneurs in professional and personal services industries, providing support and accountability to achieve improved business results
  • Clients achieve clarity on goals, refine their business model and address ongoing business challenges, improving their profitability, developing more effective internal and external relationships, find focus and improved productivity
  • Deliver time freedom to pursue personal interests through improved effectiveness by building proficiency at running a business, Productivity and Communication Effectiveness training
  • Conduct DISC Talent Insights Assessments, evaluating Behavioural Style and Workplace Motivators to build more productive internal and external relationships via self-awareness and better understanding of business partners

Certified FocalPoint Professional Development Trainer:

  • Delivers organizational excellence through professional development for individuals, teams and organizations
  • Programs include Strategic Leadership Development, Business Planning, Productivity Optimization, Communication Effectiveness, Marketing and Sales Effectiveness, Coaching and Development and Effective Teamwork training
  • Many of her workshops are certified for Continuing Education Credits by Professional Organizations

Guest Speaker:

  • Jayne frequently speaks for Professional Associations and organizations such as RBC Small Business Advice Events, Professional Writers’ Association of Canada (PWAC), Business and Professional Women’s Club, and the Beach Business Improvement Area, helping entrepreneurs, professionals and organizations with Business Planning, Goal Setting, Productivity, Marketing, Communication Effectiveness

Procter & Gamble, Inc.

1985 - 2011

Over 26 years, Jayne moved through a series of roles of increasing responsibility and scope contributing business-building strategies, product, and marketing plans; coaching numerous others to achieve their professional and personal goals; and developing and delivering global training programs.

Global Training Leader, Consumer & Market Knowledge 2006 – 2011

Senior Manager – Canada, Consumer & Market Knowledge 1999 – 2006

Senior Manager – North America, Research & Development 1997 – 1999

Technical Brand Manager/Group Leader - Canada, Product Development 1985 – 1997

Individual Coaching and Development:

  • Consistently built the technical, business and soft skills of local and remote direct reports, many of whom were promoted.
  • Coached and mentored others to identify viable career goals and the path to achieve them
  • Increased productivity and contribution of both high and low performing direct reports via performance management, coaching, and skill development.

Organizational Training and Development:

  • Lead assessment of organizational learning needs, curriculum development and delivery of a re-designed global training program for 1300 people, encompassing four management levels, across four regions.
  • Worked with senior management on numerous corporate re-organizations including re-defining work, roles, reduced headcount and identifying redundancies.
  • Built cultural diversity and improved the business relationships of global employees through facilitated Training and Team Action Planning sessions.
  • Improved the training skills of in-house trainers via Train the Trainer training.

Consumer Research:

  • Lead the Canadian Consumer and Shopper Understanding program, recommending products and marketing plans for categories representing half of the Canadian business.
  • Aligned US-based management to the strong business need for investing US-based research budget to develop unique products and marketing programs for Canada.
  • Innovated research standards to more cost-effectively deliver the learning needed within budget restrictions.

Research and Development:

  • As Global and NA Initiative Leader for new product launches and brand re-stages, lead multi-functional teams through all stages of initiative development and launch, including product, process and concept qualification, financial assessments, marketing and sales strategy development.
  • NA Leadership for Product, Process and Packaging Development for Feminine Care Products, included leading the technical and consumer qualification of new products and package designs, process development, global standardization of product design and materials, raw material supplier qualification.

Education and Certifications:

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering & Management: McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (1985)

Certified FocalPoint Business Coach: FocalPoint Coaching International (2012)

Certified Professional Development and Brian Tracy Certified Sales Trainer: FocalPoint Coaching International (2013)

Qualified Behavioural Style and Workplace Motivators Assessment Facilitator: FocalPoint Coaching International (2012)

Licensed Facilitator for Navigational Conversations: Leadscape Learning Inc. (2014)

Qualified Training Development & Delivery Trainer: Procter & Gamble (2009 - 2011)

Certified Cultural Navigator Practitioner: Training Management Corporation (2006 - 2011)

Volunteer and Associations:

Jayne supports women entrepreneurs through her roles on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs and the Women’s Networking Leadership Team for the Markham Board of Trade. She has been interviewed about women and entrepreneurship by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine (link) and The Financial Post. (link)

Director of Administration, Policy and Procedures, Board Secretary and member of Membership Committee, Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs

Women’s Networking Leadership Committee, Markham Board of Trade

Mentor, Youth Innovators Conference

Patents:

Trombetta, Libertore A., Patel, Dhanraj S., Darby, Dennis A., Huhtanen, Jayne S., 1997. Absorbent article having a rewet barrier. U. S. Patent 5,603,707, filed November 28, 1995, and issued February 18, 1997.

FocalPoint - 30+ Years of Global Success

30 Years

Brian Tracy, a business growth specialist, is Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the coaching, training and development of individuals and organizations.

Brian's goal is to help business owners, leaders and professionals achieve personal, professional and business goals faster and easier. This is achieved by using decades proven systems and strategies to improve businesses. FocalPoint was a natural extension of Brian's pragmatic approach to business success.

Brian Tracy and FocalPoint Business Coaching

FocalPoint Business Coaching is powered by founder Brian Tracy. Brian Tracy and partner Campbell Fraser have adapted the "very best of" Brian's entrepreneurial and professional development learning's and strategy into the FocalPoint coaching and training process. This allows business owners, leaders and their teams to effectively leverage Brian's business building tools, systems and methodology for maximum benefit through FocalPoint's over 200 business coaches and trainers.

Cam Fraser adapted Brian's content for daily business use. Together with the vast experience and knowhow of FocalPoint's over 200 business coaches, best practices in business coaching and profit generation come alive.

Brian Tracy Means Proven Business Improvement

Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 4,000+ talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 80 other countries worldwide. As a Keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year.

For over 30 years, Brian has studied, researched, written and spoken in the fields of economics, history, business, philosophy and psychology. He is the top selling author of over 70 books which have been translated into dozens of languages.

In addition to the research, consulting, and presenting, he has also written and produced more than 300 audio and video learning programs, including the worldwide, best-selling Psychology of Achievement, which has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Brian speaks to corporate and public audiences on the subjects of Personal and Professional Development, including the executives and staff of many of America's largest corporations. His exciting talks and seminars on Leadership, Selling, Self-Esteem, Goals, Strategy, Creativity and Success Psychology bring about immediate changes and long-term results.

Prior to founding his company, Brian was the Chief Operating Officer of a $265 million dollar development company. Brian has had successful careers in sales and marketing, investments, real estate development and syndication, import, distribution and management consulting. He has conducted high level consulting assignments with billion-dollar plus corporations in strategic planning and organizational development.

Brian has travelled and worked in over 80 countries on six continents and speaks four languages. He is active in community and national affairs. Brian is happily married to wife Barbara and has four children.

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