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improve it! Podcast – Developing Teams and Leaders Through Play, Improv & Experiential Learning

Aug 25, 2021

Happy Wednesday, improve it! Fam! Our series is back and with a very special guest, Kim Magnus. As you enter the new and improved world of hybrid work, this inspirational leader shares what motivates her and her team, how to be an autonomous leader, as well as her handy dandy leadership toolkit she created.

Listen in to week 2 of this series and learn the why and how on creating an engaging and cultivating company culture as you work from home and in office! Enjoy and let us know what you think.


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Kim is a passionate sales & marketing professional who has held leadership roles in the toy and beer industries working for companies like Mattel, Heineken, and Pabst Blue Ribbon. Currently, Kim is the Canadian country manager for The NPD Group. As a global research company, The NPD Group partners with many retailers you shop at and most of the brands you buy, combining data, industry expertise, and prescriptive analytics to help them grow their businesses. Kim is privileged with the opportunity to coach, motivate and inspire the Canadian NPD office.

Kim is a self-proclaimed CIO (chief inspiration officer) who has been blessed with fellow leaders that truly believed in her throughout her career and companies who invested in her providing opportunities to gain experience and perspectives across North America.  She is a recovering workaholic who has learned the value of living life both intentionally and authentically. Always embracing change, Kim recognizes the importance of being uncomfortable to make your comfort that much better. Her approach to lifelong learning transcends her personal and professional networks. Kim has been described as an inspirational leader who thrives by enabling others to believe in themselves. There is no shortage of positive energy and Kim’s enthusiastic style is very contagious to all she connects with.  Kim’s leadership style is anchored in empowering her people to drive organizational excellence. She is truly a growth agent helping others maximize their potential to live their best lives!

When she’s not sporting her yoga pants & business top, Kim is a proud mom of two teenagers and two fur babies. She married her high school sweetheart, Brad. As a family they can be found on the golf course, on the lake or battling over whose turn it is on the peloton.




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