Monday, August 22, 2016

Event Review: Open Streets Toronto (August 21st)

 It was an amazing day to see Bloor Street West and Yonge Street closed to cars. It cycling, roller bladders, people walking, jogging and enjoy the great outdoors!

 It will happen again on Sept 18th come and join us and Let's make a Happier, Healthier Toronto!


Jim Pagiamtzis and cycle toronto booth


Jim Pagiamzis and Invictus Volunteers

Invictus volunteers and Vimy (middle)

earn a pin for doing 22 push ups!

Event Review: HackerNest Job Fair with SociaLIGHT Conference

             Saturday August 20th at Mars Centre (College and University)

        Job hunter convened to learn more about opportunities for the technology companies who can to Downtown Toronto for 1 day!

              Netsuite, Tulip Retail, Tangerine, Trios College and many organization were in attendance.

           Upcoming SociaLIGHT conference Nov 19th and 20th
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Hackernest and Tangerine Banners

Jim Pagiamtzis and SociaLIGHT shirt and banner

Crystal Chen, Jim Pagiamtzis and Eva Milewski

Eva Milewski and Jim Pagiamtzis sharing Love in Action shirt

Jim Pagiamtzis inviting everyone to SociaLIGHT conference

Event Review: Summer Networking Bash

        An amazing day of learning, sharing and socializing with experts in various fields.

        Join us in February 2017!
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CN Tower from Atlantis


Book Review: The Secret to Success in Diet and Exercise


  " I have share the important of fitness for many years. Travis Edward gets it done by sharing insight, knowledge and expertise. At the end of each chapter he asks rights questions to get you focused on areas that you need to work on and complete and succeed in your goals"  Jim Pagiamtzis Author, Speaker,Trainer

The Secrets to Success in Diet and Exercise: The Art of Keeping It Simple, lays out foundational elements needed for diet and exercise success.

This includes vital tips for diet and exercise among many other areas such as goal setting and visualization to create results. The book focuses on mindset mastery, along with concrete action steps that allows you to achieve your goals within a short period of time.

Whether you're a newbie or experienced with health and fitness, there is something to learn and immediately implement into your current diet and exercise routine. If you lack consistency or constantly fall short of your goals, this is the book for you!

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Movie Review: Jason Bourne (2016)


     "Thrill ride  of a story with climax that we all have been waiting for!"  Jim Pagiamtzis

Jason Bourne is again being hunted by the CIA. It begins when Nicky Parson a former CIA operative who helped Bourne who then went under and now works with a man who's a whistle blower and is out to expose the CIA's black ops. So Nicky hacks into the CIA and downloads everything on all their Black Ops including Treadstone which Bourne was a part of. And Heather Lee, a CIA agent discovers the hack and brings it to the attention of CIA Director Dewey, the man behind the Black Ops. He then orders Parsons be found and hopefully Bourne too. Parsons makes contact with Bourne who told her to remain under but she tells him, she found out his father was the one who created Treadstone and that they were interested in him long before he joined. Eventually they find them and there's a chase. Dewey sends a special operative known as The Asset who tries to get Bourne but gets Nicky instead. But before she dies she gives him something which leads him to the file she got and when he reads it, it


Book Review: Fit At Last: Look and Feel Better Once and for All (Best book of the year) Contender

      "An amazing case study about two authors who challenge themselves to prove their system worked and in the process changes their lives!" Jim Pagiamtzis     

You could be in better shape. No offense—who couldn’t be? And if you’re like the rest of us, you’ve been making resolutions and promises for years. Despite all your good intentions, though, somehow it never goes according to plan. But you can break that cycle.
  • Coauthored by bestselling author Ken Blanchard, whose
    books have sold over twenty million copies, and fitness
    expert Tim Kearin
  • Alternates Ken’s memoir of his struggle to get fit at age seventy-three with Tim’s professional advice on creating a comprehensive personal fitness program
  • Shows how the same techniques Ken has used to transform organizations, such as Situational Leadership® II, can be adapted to support your own efforts at personal transformation


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Event Review: Discover Your Personal Brand 2016 #DYPB16


Jim Pagiamtzis and Dan Trommator

Andrew Jenkins sharing on LinkedIn

Jamie Mason Cohen sharing on Handwritting

Nick Kindler talk about What's Your Story

Elements of What's your story

break down of elements of whats your story

more elements of What's your Story

Lauren Canzius and Jim Pagiamtzis

Panel Discussion on social media engagement

best powerpoint of the weekend

CN Tower on Saturday afternoon Aug 14th

             Had slomo fun at DYPB16

Do you want more... focus, clarity and differentiation for your business or career?
Are looking to find ways to ramp up your thought leadership brand and become the expert authority in your field?
Then you and your business need to invest in personal branding. DYPB – Discover Your Personal Brand happens Aug 12-13 and is Canada's largest conference dedicated to personal branding.
This year, the DYPB team is focusing on Small Business owners and moving locations to the new Telus House at 25 York St in Toronto. The 1 ½ day event features 50+ experts in personal branding and small business via 8 Keynotes, 7 Panels and 6 Workshops.
Friday night’s event features:
2 keynotes by:
Mark Bowden (CEO at TRUTHPLANE)
Lulu Cohen Farnell (Founder, Chief Brand & Food Innovation Officer at Real Food for Real Kids)
The All-Star Personal Brand Panel featuring:
• Cameron Gordon (Twitter Canada),
Jagmeet Singh (Deputy NDP Leader, ON),
Erin Bury (Managing Director at 88 Creative),
• Bobby Umar (4x TEDx & Inc Magazine's Top 100 Leadership Speakers),
Jennifer Ettinger (Founder, Fit Your Style)
Afterwards there is an after-party starting 9pm before the full Saturday event happens.
Saturday’s Event features (more details at
Keynotes by:
Paul Copcutt, Personal Brand Speaker & Coach at PC Unlimited
Jamie Cohen, Best-Selling Author, Handwriting Analysis Expert
Dan Trommater, Chief Engagement Officer – Expert Magician and Facilitator
Sarah Vermunt, Founder, Careergasm
• Bobby Umar, 4x TEDx & Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Founder, Raeallan & DYPB
Dorie Clark, Author of Reinventing You & Stand Out, Inc Magazine's #1 leadership book of 2015 (via Skype Video)
Panels on:
• Need Funding? Here’s How You Get It
• Targeting Your Branded Tribe
• Just Starting Up? Here’s How You Do It!
• Positioning Your Brand On Social Media
• PR/Media To The People
• Building A Personal Brand To Change The World
Workshops on:
• Video Presenting for Executives & Professionals (@Kunle Kunle Bristow)
• Leading with Your Brand: Leadership Essentials for Today’s Entrepreneurs (Lauren Canzius)
• Content: It’s Not About You (Ali Hanif from Now Creative Group)
• Branding Yourself on LinkedIn (Andrew Jenkins)
• Branded Storytelling, Pitching & Presentations (Nick Kindler from TEDxToronto & Talk Boutique)
• Creating Branded Sales Funnels for Small Business (Scott Oldford from LIMITLESS)
VIP Lunch: featuring most of the 50+ experts. Get a VIP ticket and get access to this exclusive networking event, among other perks.
You’ll walk away with practical strategies that you can apply immediately to differentiate yourself from the crowd in a meaningful way.
In just a day and a half, over 250 delegates including successful entrepreneurs and small business leaders will be brought together in one room, making this event the perfect place to perfect your branding, and network with leading entrepreneurs.
So are you looking to build your personal brand so that you can make a bigger and powerful impact in your business and life? Think about what you want your brand to say about you!
Use my discount code DYPB16Bobby to save 25% off the regular ticket price.
Huge ‪#‎Gratitude to the Leadership team who made it all possible: Kamara Toffolo, Karen Biernaski, Daniel Francavilla, Kurtis Vermont, Lucy Djelalian Pepper, Joanna EM, Michelle Young, Robin Wilson

Monday, August 15, 2016

21 Connections: 3 big event in September and October and Small Business Forum Oct 25th

"Learn, Speak and Social leads to monetize!" Jim Pagiamtzis
August News
 21 Connections will be providing you with awesome events  Learn. Speak & Socialize and grow you business and connections!

 Check out my blog for more insights on networking adventures,movie, event and book reviews and much more. Learn more

Small Business Forum (Toronto)
Tuesday October 25th
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Wednesday  Sept 21st
The leading Recruitment, Education and Training Event in the Greater Toronto Area.
Now surpassing an impressive record of over 50 successful events.
Your one stop destination for Jobs, Recruitment, Education, and the best career options.
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The Art of Leadership Oct 21st

The Art of Leadership features six internationally renowned bestselling authors and thought leaders, who will share an exciting blend of cutting edge thinking and real world experience on today's most critical leadership issues. Don't miss out on your chance to gain a competitive advantage and network with over 1,500 of Canada's most influential leaders.
Public Speakers Association:Toronto

Join us on Sept 22nd for an evening of learning,sharing from speakers in various fields. Special Guest; Tonya Hofmann CEO and Founder

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