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About Tina Poitras, founder of Namasté Leadership

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Excellence is not just for the elite. All too often, talent is overrated at the expense of method. High performance results from a process accessible to those committed to reaching the top of their game.

TINA POITRAS | Double Olympian, entrepreneur, coach and engaged speaker

The Olympian Transitions to Entrepreneur

The quest for excellence animates all facets of Tina Poitras' life. Over the years, this aspiration to surpass herself leads her from success to success...

  • In 1992 and 1996, her determination as an athlete propels Tina to the Olympics in Barcelona and Atlanta.
  • In 1996, Tina transfers the principles of Olympic training to the business world, leading her to create Magma Photos, which became a leader in image distribution in Canada.
  • In 2004, Magma’s success attracts the attention of Bill Gates who acquires the company via Corbis and assigns Tina the direction of the Canadian chapter. Under Tina's leadership, the Magma Canada shows astounding growth. Her team is recognized as "the most positive and dynamic" of the company, which then extends to North America, Europe and Asia.
  • In 2010, Tina returns to entrepreneurship to create NAMASTÉ Leadership through which she cultivates her passion: Helping executives, managers, entrepreneurs and professionals achieve balanced high performance, with the utmost self-respect.

The Speaker, Trainer and Committed Business Coach

Tina Poitras is an accomplished businesswoman whose distinction lies in her authenticity, her communicative energy and the depth of her inner quest. Her approach and methodology redefine the essence of performance and the parameters of conventional leadership. Inspired by her Olympic and entrepreneurial journey, Tina’s conscious approach places balanced performance at the heart of various professional and personal contexts. Tina aspires to instil a conscious way of life supported by a proven method.

The Renowned and Award-Winning Entrepreneur

2015: The «Creativity Model» award granted by Réseau des Femmes d’affaires du Québec for the passion and innovation generated in Quebec’s Montérégie

2001: Inducted into the Outaouais Hall of Fame.

1999: The Women of Distinction Award granted by the Women's Y Foundation of Montreal.

1992-1993: The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award given by McGill University for Academic, Sports, Humanitarian and Community Excellence.

Figuring Tina Poitras

  • 1,500+ managers and professionals trained in 5 years
  • 1st company acquired by Bill Gates
  • 20+ years of experience to create/manage high-performing sales teams
  • Double Olympian in 10KM race-walk in Barcelona (1992) and Atlanta (1996)
  • 6X Canadian Champion
  • 30,000 hours of training in 24 years
  • 43,000+ kilometers traveled, 144 pairs of running shoes
  • 3 languages: French, English, Spanish
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