Awards & Accolades
USA Today and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author
The Business Leader of the Year Award
Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
President and founder of The Bargains Group, Jody Steinhauer has mobilized her award-winning discount wholesale and promotional products company to revolutionize the business landscape for good. She has been the esteemed recipient of many awards including The Business Leader of the Year Award, Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. As a Canadian female entrepreneur, Jody uses her network of resources and leveraged buying power to aid every company and nonprofit agency that she touches to maximize their buying dollar. Pioneering her belief of “giving back makes great business sense,” Jody is a tireless advocate and founder of the charity Engage and Change. Its two annual initiatives, Project Winter Survival and Project Water, help thousands of homeless survive the extreme weather conditions while engaging individuals in active philanthropy. Inspired by the impact her charity has made, Jody launched the social enterprise Kits for a Cause. Jody has created a turn-key, fun, and engaging program for businesses to engage their employees while solving local community services’ needs for resources and creating massive impact simultaneously. Her model of “brokering goodness” has worked with some of the top industry leaders in both the corporate and philanthropic spheres. Jody resides in Toronto, Canada, with her husband, five children, and dog. For more information, visit bargainsgroup.com and kitsforacause.com.
USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-seller!
The road to sustainable, long-term success is not one of domination and defeat; it’s a path walked by a quiet warrior whose weapons are kindness and compassion. The recent global pandemic has changed our world forever. As the pieces are slowly put back together, the call for empathy and communicative awareness has never been more readily sought after, especially in the business. In his latest publication, Succeed the Right Way, Paul L Gunn Jr. demonstrates how the new landscape of business leadership will be defined not by rigid stoicism, but through emotional intelligence. Drawing on myriad real-life examples, Succeed the Right Way is the de facto guide to living a successful life grounded in kindness and compassion.