Debbie Lawrence

President, Abundant Living

The President of Abundant Living Inc., Debbie Lawrence is a business strategist, teacher, and podcaster. The author of “Standing In Your Light: Women and Entrepreneurship”, she is the former Director of the Professional Ethics Review Committee for the International Association of Coaches. Debbie also hosts The Compassionate Leader School Podcast and has been a long-time columnist for several publications including the former Nova Scotia Business Journal. For the past 36 years she has gained valuable experience as a coach, teacher, consultant and facilitator. A former college principal, Debbie has worked with IBM Canada, Gulf Canada, various marketing agencies and was Vice President of KeyCorp Inc. before choosing to fully dedicate herself to her coaching practice. She is also the recipient of the NS Champion Ambassador Award for Workplace Education.

Debbie is speaking at

May 28, 2021
10:30 am - 11:15 am



Embracing the Older Worker: How cultivating an age-friendly workplace can ease your recruitment challenges and help to position you as an “Employer of Choice”

Ask any business in Nova Scotia and they will tell you that attracting and retaining skilled, knowledgeable, engaged, and talented employees is key to their success. Creating a balanced workplace poised for success starts with employing people of all ages - and that includes older workers. This session is an ideal opportunity to learn what it takes as an employer to begin to devise a strategy to attract, retain, and draw on the skills and knowledge of older workers based on six key strategies.

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