Nina Spencer

Face to Face with David Peck, Nina Spencer on Getting Passion Out of Your Profession

Nina talks about her first job at DQ for a dollar an hour, why words are powerful, incremental change and why she challenged and then conquered the climb up Kilimanjaro.

Nina is a popular Toronto-based international keynoter, workshop facilitator, speaker’s coach and bestselling author of Getting Passion Out of Your Profession. Dubbed by the National Post as, “One of Canada’s leading motivational speakers”, she is in-demand with audiences from a diversity of associations, professions and industries, in both the public and private sectors. Hailing originally from Corporate Learning and Organizational Development, Nina offers over 20 years of professional speaker experience and exudes that magical blend of information and inspiration, served up with high-energy and a relaxed authenticity that appeals to both genders, all generations and the whole spectrum of the corporate landscape, from senior management to frontline staff. A conference planner’s delight, indeed! A recurring “Guru Gab” host for Biz TV and periodic Expert Advisor on workplace issues to Canada’s leading newspaper, The Globe and Mail, she is also a former professional figure skater; and with new wisdom gleaned from her recent summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro–the world’s tallest free-standing mountain–Nina regularly brings audiences to their feet with her engaging, humourous, pertinent and thought-provoking messages. Nina’s next book is due for release in the spring of 2014 and is entitled: "Time to Creep, A Time to Soar: Lessons learned for work and life from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro".