The Unlimited Newsletter

Potential Unlimited

Burlington, Ontario, Canada

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April, 2013 | Volume 2 | Issue 8 Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn

Welcome to the Unlimited Newsletter...

When I initially wrote the April issue of The Unlimited Newsletter, I featured a story about branding. After some self-reflection, I realized I needed to share a more personal story with you.

Thank you for allowing me to open my heart to you.

Enjoy the ride!

Carey-Ann Oestreicher
Chief Engagement Officer
Potential Unlimited


The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done.

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If you have been following my newsletters or blogs for a while, you know that last summer I suffered a brain injury after a freak accident caused me to faint and hit my head off the concrete floor.  Six weeks after the incident, I wrote about it in The Unlimited Newsletter and at that point in time, was dealing with only a few residual symptoms. I thought the worst had passed. Perhaps I was naive at that time or maybe a little too optimistic, but there was still a lot of healing yet to come for me. I would like to share my continuing healing journey with you now. Read more.

Will Telecommuting Become A Thing of the Past?Image2

There has been a lot of buzz in the media about telecommuting after Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer, recently made the decision to cancel all telecommuting arrangements for Yahoo employees. This CEO has a nursery set up in her office at work for her baby and claims that face time is the key to work productivity. She went so far as to say that "Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home." So where do I weigh in on this issue? I couldn't disagree more with Marissa Mayer. Read more.

Quote of the Day:
"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady


Carey-Ann Oestreicher

Carey-Ann Oestreicher

Carey-Ann Oestreicher (pronounced O-striker), Chief Engagement Officer for Potential Unlimited, works with individuals and companies to help them reach their full potential.

Nominated as one of Canada's Most Powerful 100 Women, Carey-Ann has held a variety of senior positions including vice-president level and she has worked in industries such as: financial services, automotive and transportation, publishing, cosmetics and fashion.

Carey-Ann's media appearances include CTV's Canada AM, Global TV's Survivor series, CBC NewsWorld, TSN. She has also been quoted in numerous publications such as The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine and Canadian Business magazines.

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