Bio – Jason Reid
Jason Reid is a Toronto-based speaker, author and a thought-leader in the field of wellness, human sustainability and high performance. He also runs The Rechargeable Entrepreneur, helping success junkies get amazing results again and again without burning out.
His paradigm changing book, Thriving in the Age of Chronic Illness, examines the effects of chronic health issues from the point of view of both the worker and the employer.
His motivational talks attract a wide range of audiences looking for inspiration and guidance.
Jason was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and arthritis at an early age but lived his dream of becoming an award-winning journalist, television producer and news manager.
Having dealt with chronic illnesses all his life, Jason developed skills and techniques that allowed him to succeed in the fast-paced and competitive world of TV news. Moving into management, Jason recognized that many of his employees had similar health challenges and coached them to achieve record levels of productivity.
Jason’s articles on wellness and work have also appeared in magazines such as Your Workplace. Jason has been featured as a guest expert on radio and national television. His keynotes and workshops have been presented for organizations as diverse as the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, The Ontario Healthy Workplace Coalition, The Arthritis Society and various human resources associations.
Jason holds a B.A. in journalism, is trained as a professional coach and holds a certificate in organizational leadership from the Marshall School of Business. He is also a certified practitioner of Ericksonian Hypnosis having learned under legendary hypnotherapist Dr. Mike Mandel.
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