WEC 2019 OnSite Sunday

SUNDAY, JUNE 16 wec19 TORONTO

WE THE NORTH

The OFFICIAL award-winning daily publication of MPI’s 2019 World Education Congress

Chapter “Raptors” Singing and rapping highlight DJ Amani Roberts’ exciting appearance at the Chapter Business Summit.

want to be. Or, when you do step out of that pattern of putting your professional life first, you feel ne- glectful of your “responsibilities” at work. You feel pulled in different directions—and dealing with such emotions is not conducive to being happy, being emotionally healthy or your optimal self-expression. Now, add to that equation that you are in an industry that promotes hospitality. Friend- liness, kindness, warmth, fun, even relaxation and luxury—all set in a backdrop of meetings and events. Being hospitable while juggling fireballs of

Cont. on page 22 issues that seem to be merging together into one big inferno can be a challenge. Yet you need to re- main calm, cool and collected while you are get- ting texts fromhome about things that have fallen through the cracks. You seek balance on that teeter-totter of work- life that is just out of reach. So, you shove it all down. “Just let me get through this” seems to be an affirmation of a self-fulfilling prophecy of just “getting through” over and over again. SCHEDULE: PAGES 1 & 4

YOU HAVE HEARD it a thousand times: “work life balance.” But does anyone really achieve that goal? One or the other always seems to be taking the lead and leaving you feeling guilty about abandoning the other, like not being available for your loved ones the way that you NOURISH YOURSELF AND YOUR EVENTS By Lee Papa FEATURE

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On a Mission Exciting MPI Foundation activities that also make a difference. p6

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Your Voice Matters Vinh Giang: Meaningful lives come from shared experiences. p12

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A Story to Tell Dear World believes stories worth telling can be found anywhere.

Remembering Carol Norfleet The 2016 RISE Award recipient was loved and respected by many.

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PHOTOS , FACEBOOK & TWEETS PGS. 2 & 32

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