Entrepreneur | Best-Selling Author | Investor | Speaker
Mandy Gilbert is a dynamic entrepreneur, best-selling author, tech investor, and influential speaker known for her expertise in entrepreneurship, talent acquisition, and leadership development. With a compelling story of success, she has captivated audiences globally and earned recognition from leading publications and industry experts.
Best-Selling Author: Mandy's book, "Just Go With It: Navigating Entrepreneurship's Highs and Lows," has earned praise from Forbes and Entrepreneur, along with endorsements from prominent figures like Verne Harnish and Stephen M. R. Covey.
Founder of Creative Niche: Mandy's entrepreneurial journey began with a modest $8,000 investment, leading to the creation of Creative Niche. Today, it stands as one of Forbes' top recruitment firms, boasting eight figures in annual sales and over 14,000 successful placements across prestigious creative agencies, high-growth tech companies, and Fortune 500 firms in North America.
Chair YPO: Mandy's commitment to excellence extends to her role as Chair of the Toronto Chapter within the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO).
Renowned Speaker: Mandy has graced global stages and engaged with renowned brands and events, including Women of Silicon Valley, Nike EMEA, BMO, Web Summit, L'Oréal, Collision, Elevate, and DWEN. Her speaking engagements encompass keynotes, panels, and expert moderation.
- Talent Acquisition and Retention
- Leadership Development
- Business Growth Strategies
- Tech Investment
Mandy is a respected columnist with Inc.com, contributing her insights through hundreds of published articles.
Mandy Gilbert's engaging and insightful presentations inspire and empower audiences to navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship, build winning teams, and evolve as leaders in their respective fields. Her authentic storytelling and proven success resonate with individuals and organizations striving for excellence.
Mandy Gilbert has garnered attention from leading media outlets, including Forbes and Entrepreneur, for her outstanding achievements in entrepreneurship and her invaluable contributions to the business world.
- Website: www.mandygilbert.com
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Mandy Gilbert is an Entrepreneur, Best-Selling Author, and Investor who has spoken on topics including entrepreneurship; attracting, hiring and retaining the best talent; and the importance of developing as a leader.
In addition to being a columnist with Inc.com with hundreds of published articles, she is the bestselling author of "Just Go With It: Navigating Entrepreneurship's Highs and Lows" which was recommended by Forbes and Entrepreneur, and endorsed by Verne Harnish, Founder of world-renowned Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) and Author of Scaling Up; and Stephen M. R. Covey, Bestselling Author of The Speed Of Trust.
Mandy started her business, Creative Niche on a modest $8,000. Now recognized by Forbes as a top recruitment firm, her firm generates eight figures in annual sales and has been behind more than 14,000 successful placements with prestigious creative agencies, high-growth tech companies, and Fortune 500 firms throughout North America. Mandy is an active YPO member and is currently Chair of the Toronto Chapter.
Mandy has spoken at conferences and with brands across the globe including Women of Silicon Valley, Nike EMEA, BMO, Web Summit, L'Oréal, Collision, Elevate, and DWEN. In addition to being a keynote speaker and panellist, Mandy is also a skilled and experienced moderator.
Mandy Gilbert, is an entrepreneur, tech investor, and writer who has spoken on topics including entrepreneurship; attracting, hiring and retaining the best talent; and the importance of developing as a leader.
Mandy is a columnist with Inc.com and bestselling author of "Just Go With It: Navigating Entrepreneurship's Highs and Lows" which she knows all about after starting her business, Creative Niche on a modest $8,000. Now recognized by Forbes as one of the top recruitment firms, Creative Niche generates eight figures in annual sales and has been behind more than 14,000 successful placements with award-winning creative agencies, high-growth tech startups, and Fortune 500 companies throughout North America. Mandy is an active YPO member and is currently Chair of the Toronto Chapter.
Becoming an Engaged and Informative Leader Amidst Hidden Hurdles
Mandy fearlessly sinks into the unspoken challenges that often hinder leaders from achieving the remarkable success they aspire to. Her talk is a wake-up call, a revelation of the hard truths surrounding leadership and self awareness.
- Addressing challenges that inhibit leadership growth
- It is the responsibility of the leader to invest in their own development
- Cultivating an engaged and informed leadership approach
- Empowering teams to evolve into leaders
$8K to Eight Figures: An Entrepreneurial Journey of Failure, Determination, Growth and Success
Journey with Mandy through her captivating entrepreneurial story, having transitioned from a thriving corporate career to founding her own business with only $8K and boundless determination. With humor and vulnerability, she shares the pivotal moments, challenges, and lessons learned along the way. Not just for the entrepreneur, this keynote inspires all leaders to embrace resiliency and pursue remarkable success.
- Embracing passion, vision, and resilience with an entrepreneurial mindset
- The impact of building a culture-driven business or department
- Lessons from navigating failure and achieving substantial growth
Unlocking the Secrets to Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining the Best Talent
In today's fiercely competitive business landscape, the key to success lies in your ability to attract, hire, and retain top talent. Mandy’s action-oriented keynote delves into strategies and insights that will help you compete, and win.
- How to create an irresistible Employer Brand
- Effective Talent Sourcing
- Building a Winning Team: Once you've hired top talent, learn how to foster a collaborative and inclusive environment that encourages growth and innovation.
- Retention Strategies: Explore proven strategies to keep your best employees engaged and motivated, reducing turnover and enhancing your organization's long-term success
On behalf of L’Oreal we want to say a huge thank you for your session today! We had great attendance and as you probably saw, a lot of love in the chat. We walked away feeling empowered and inspired with many take aways we can personally put into action.
Combining humour, humility, and passion, Mandy is a speaker I’d line up to see again. Her authenticity resonates and I was inspired to not fear failure — it happens to the best of us, we just need to keep on moving.
Mandy was rated one of our favourite speakers with 95% of the audience who attended rating her session as excellent. Attendees described it as engaging and interesting; there were no negative comments or any other constructive criticism.
WOMEN OF SILICON VALLEY
"Mandy has joined Dell Women’s Entrepreneurship Network (DWEN) as a speaker on several occasions including our 2018 Global Summit in Toronto, 2019 Global Summit in Singapore and 2020 DWEN Empower Hour live series for our global community. Mandy shared powerful lessons from her founder journey that were inspirational, energizing and honest."
Mandy has spoken at numerous RGD events including our annual DesignThinkers Conference. Her presentations are always insightful, relevant and engaging. She offers constructive advice infused with humour and humanity.
THE ASSOCIATION OF REGISTERED GRAPHIC DESIGNERS (RGD)