Anne Thornley-brown, Executive Oasis International;, a specialist Consultant from Toronto | Expertbase

Anne T.'s Profile

Executive Retreats and Team Building
Anne is the President of a leading Toronto-based consulting firm that was established in 1996. It specializes in executive retreats, team building and change management to boost team cohesion and harness the creative energy of your team to resolve your SPECIFIC business issues and challenges.


Since 1996, Anne has helped organizations in 18 countries develop more cohesive teams to fuel their growth.

Through their powerful simulations and facilitated business exercises, the members of your executive team will:
* Improve cross-functional teamwork.
* Design strategies to break down silos.
* Brainstorm, think "outside the box" with a shared toolkit they can use with their teams.
* Develop closer relationships as they celebrate success and spend time in an informal setting.

Anne has extensive business experience in a variety of industries including banking, wireless communications, high technology, transportation, the non-profit sector, and film and television.

Anne has an MBA from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Anne has toured Asia 18 times and delivered sessions to over 2000 executives and managers. Petronas, Malaysian Airlines, Samsung, Digi, Mobil/Exxon, and Dell Computers are among the organizations that have sent delegates to her sessions in Asia.

Anne: Overview

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Anne's Elevator Pitch

When organizations grapple with a lot of change, they have a tendency to become stressful environments and lose the spark of innovative that fueled their success in the first place. Anne, MBA, President of Executive Oasis International, a Toronto-based consulting firm in operation since 1996, specializes in executive retreats and team building to boost team cohesion and harness the creative energy of your team to resolve your SPECIFIC business issues and challenges. Survive, thrive and grow, even in the midst of turbulence!

Anne's Clients

Batelco Bahrain
Bell Mobility
Bidvest South Africa
CIBC
Caribbean Development Bank Barbados
Digi
Ericsson AB Saudi Arabia
IBM
Ingram Micro
Malaysian Airlines
Manulife Financial
Maybank Malaysia
Mobil Exxon
Penang Port Malaysia Companies that have sent delegates to her sessions in Asia have included Petronas
Permodalan Nasional Berhad Malaysia
Perodua Malaysia
Proton Malaysia
Rogers Communications
Royal Bank of Canada
Sidra Capital Saudi Arabia Dubai World
Sittercity
Telus Mobility
Xerox
and Dell Computers
and IKEA
Africa Blue Nile Dairy Sudan
Asia OCBC Bank Malaysia
Canada Holt Renfrew
Caribbean National Bank of Dominica
Middle East GSK Saudi Arabia
USA EPICPCS USA
Novo Nordisk Canada

Fluent Languages

English

Publications

Anne is a popular and highly sought after blogger who has written over 1500 blog posts. In addition to her own blogs
the portals she has written for include The Huffington Post
Event Manager Blog
Plan Your Meetings by MPI
Cvent
EventMobi
and Elite Meetings. Book: West Indians in Toronto Implications for Helping Professionals
Numerous Articles

Career Highlights

MBA

Keywords

Team Building

Anne's Work Experience

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Anne's International Experience Visualised
United Arab Emirates
Belgium
Bermuda
Germany
Egypt
France
India
Japan
Mexico
Malaysia
Oman
Singapore
Thailand

Anne: Insights

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Delivery Styles

Virtual
In Person

Expert Category

Consultants

Travels from

Toronto, Canada

Citizen of

Canada

Dual Citizen

Jamaica

Gender

Female

Age-Group

Undisclosed

Anne's Fees

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Strengths

Creative
Innovative
Has Worked With Diverse Internatonal Audiences
Professional Acting Experience

Hobbies

Horseback Riding
Polo Fan
Salsa Dancing Acting

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Anne's Expertise

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Team Building

30 Years of Experience
Designed a range of team buidling programmes and executive retreats including an Apprentice style simulation, 4 Surivor style simulations (Desert Survival, Jungle Survival, Arctic Survival, Survival: Marooned in Jamaica), and Inc, Inc.: Breaking Down Silos.

Has provided on-going coaching and facilitation to various project teams.
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Executive Development

30 Years of Experience
Prior to setting up consulting practice, designed and executed the management development strategy for 2 major corporations.

Identified core competencies for executives and senior management team from major wireless communications firm in Canada. Designed continuous learning strategies and guide for senior management.


Toured Asia 18 times and offered seminars to over 2000 executives, managers, and professionals.
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Accelerated Learning

30 Years of Experience
Prior to setting up consulting practice, designed and executed the management development strategy for 2 major corporations.
 
• Identified core competencies for executives and senior management team from major wireless communications firm in Canada.
• Designed continuous learning strategies and guide for senior management. 
Designed and facilitated numerous conferences and workshops focusing on accelerated learning.
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Business Articles by Anne

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6 High-Value, Free, Ad-Free & Full-Text Articles

Talent Recruitment During Turbulent Times

Before we get caught up in the inevitable panic whenever the stock market plunges and the economy spirals out of control, it is important to take a more long-term view.
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From Corporate Survival To Corporate Success: The Name Of The New Economic Game

Team and Organizational Survival Strategies for Turbulent Economic Times
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From Employee To Entrepreneur: Taking The Plunge

Before you decide whether or not running your own business is right for you, start by pinpointing your area of expertise and assessing your aptitude for business.
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Team Building: How To Avoid Team Building Gone Bad

Team fun? For the right group this could be a blast... tons of laughs. Exercise? Absolutely. Team building? I don't think so.
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Calculating Team Building R.O.I.

7 Steps to Building a Business Case for Team Building
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Misusing Team Building: Words Of Caution For Executives!

Team building is not a cure-all but it is an effective tool to help executives harness the expertise of team members.
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