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olivia mclvor, speaker, author, HR

Olivia Mclvor

    • Bestselling author
    • Compassion Visionary
    • Leadership Mentor
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Letting Go of Judgments and Improve your Company's morale

Letting Go of Judgments and Improve your Company's morale

Olivia McIvor helps people and companies remain compassionately focused amidst rapid change.  For over 25 years Ms. McIvor has worked with hundreds of clients and spoken to thousands around the globe on building collaborative cultures, engaging and retaining the generations, wisdom transfer strategies and creating compassionate communities.

An author and corporate culture advisor Olivia McIvor has devoted her life and career to facilitating deeper conversations about personal values, culture and leadership. She has spent a life time interviewing leaders, connecting with individuals across the globe to ensure the pulse of people’s needs and opinions remain palpable and understood. Her beliefs, wisdom and experience have helped leaders across North America discover practical ways to create engaged workplaces and intentional positive lives.

With over 28 years in business management, Olivia’s career has also included over two decades of experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Leadership.

In 2000 Olivia ventured into the Entrepreneur world herself as the owner of a unique bookstore devoted to Personal and Professional Leadership. In 2001 Olivia was nominated Female Entrepreneur of the Year by Working Women Magazine and has been featured on the Knowledge Network/Discovery Channel for a segment on workplace wellness. Her speaking endeavors have included numerous conferences and consulting clients including: U.S Food Service, The Georgia Power Company, Family Services of Ontario & Alberta, Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee, The Workers Compensation Board, Alabama Power, The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Saskatoon Health Region, The Good Samaritan Society, Benjamin Moore Paint, TELUS and many others.

Olivia is a senior associate with her partner company, The Organizational Culture Group Ltd., a training and development company focused on creating engaged workplaces that retain, engage and keep their people. She is a program facilitator, developer and keynote presenter that has engaged audiences with her inspiring and thought provoking change programs. Her licensed culture change programs on Four Generations, One Workplace: sharing in the information age, The Business of Kindness: Creating Connection, Compassion and Community in the Workplaces” and People Centered Leadership: Management for Engagement” as well as the pioneered, Turning Compassion In Action: a movement towards responsibility are changing workplace cultures nationally.

She is the author of three best selling books: The Business of Kindness: Twelve Habits that Build Collaborative Cultures, Four Generations-One Workplace: Sharing in the Information Age and Turning Compassion into Action: A Movement Toward Taking Responsibility

Olivia is an instructor at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in the business faculty. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for The Kindness Foundation of Canada and serves as an education adviser for the international Charter for Compassion

Ms. McIvor lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.


Celebratory: Olivia is often asked to celebrate a given group of people: nurses, doctors, healthcare workers, sales teams, managers, from all types of industries. The goal of this type of program is to empower, renew and celebrate contribution. Its powerful.

Informative: Most, if not all of Olivia’s keynotes, breakout sessions and full-day programs are chalk full of research and topic related data. Her PowerPoint’s are often a topic of positive conversation as they are interactive and full of relvant video clips that inspire and provoke conversation ( and sometimes a good laugh). She leaves people with current up-to date information carefully infused with appropriate social media that will supports positive change.

Actionable: Coming from a multitude of corporate background positions, Olivia isn’t capable of delivering feel-good-fluff. Her keynote speeches, half-day and full-day programs move and inspire people to create the necessary changes unique to them.

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