Jason’s storytelling strikes a note of integrity and honesty rarely seen. His story, a compelling and very personal journey, coupled with his witty self-deprecating humour fully engages his audience and leaves them with life-changing messages that resonate for years. Never lecturing, Jason simply challenges us to rethink our traditional perspectives on high-performance in business, sport and life, and asks us to explore how we can achieve personal success more effectively and with greater fulfillment and joy.

How process-centered goals enable success more effectively.

CONTEXT: Control the controllable—how many times do we hear that advice when dealing with an over-stimulating environment that can distract us and easily take us away from our best performance? Lots! Understandable when you think about it—the premise of time and task management verses the execution of those tasks can be two different worlds. As a business person, coach, athlete, etc… we can get lost in the our goals with regard to how we engage in them and even, at times, why we engage in them. Jason was no different. As an athlete and coach, he was constantly reminded of the significance of outcome—winning-at-all-costs. However, what enabled Jason to find success in many different disciplines was his ability to, paradoxically, let go of the outcome and focus, instead, on what that outcome required.

OPPORTUNITY: Through Jason’s keynote, you will learn how the power of process can literally transform the way you engage in your goals. His message will challenge the way you experience traditional perspectives around competition and success, and leave you with the tools to engage in the practice required for improved performance, leaving you with positive measured results, accountability and success.


  1. Reflect on the “why” of your goals.
  2. Learn the difference between goals and intentions, and how that subtle discrepancy can help set you up for incredible results.
  3. Tools for setting goals that connect with of the most powerful and sustainable motivation we know—intrinsic!


There is a difference between a goal and an intention—but, when you understand how they’re related, you set yourself up for greater success!
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Jason Dorland


Organizational Leadership

Please Note: Jason conducts multiple interviews with all of his clients prior to his engagements. To find out how this message can be fine-tuned to more specifically fit your requirements, please feel free to contact him.

A Sample of Jason Sharing One of His Keynotes

Keynote Introduction:

Jason Dorland is an author, Olympian, coach, entrepreneur and storyteller who has dedicated his life to the pursuit of excellence for himself and those he supports. He is a graduate of The Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, taught high school for 15 years and is the co-founder of Left Coast Naturals—an organic and natural food manufacturer and distributor in Vancouver. During his 10 years of coaching high-school rowing, Jason’s crews won 12 International Championship events, set a Canadian course record time and won back-to-back events with the same four athletes—a feat never before achieved at a National Championship. Jason is now sharing his experiences and life-lessons through his keynotes and workshops, he consults as a high-performance coach for athletes, teams, artists and executives while promoting his recent book: PULLING TOGETHER: A Coach’s Journey to Uncover the Mindset of True Potential.

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