About Us

Gordon Spurrell

People who know Gordon comment about how professional, passionate and positive he is toward his work and with whom he engages. On a daily basis Gordon demonstrates how he lives out his life of purpose. He lends an ear, gives sincere advice when requested, thanks someone, smiles at someone/makes them smile, and, motivates and inspires excellence in people.

Gordon is a Certified Coach and takes great pride in seeing individuals develop and grow through coaching sessions. Since 2008, he has coached hundreds of students through Canada, the USA and in countries around the world, namely, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, Amsterdam, Geneva and the Bahama.

In his coaching practice, Gordon feels his role is not only to help students with the interview questions, but also to help with other issues that need addressing to ensure they maximize their full potential in the interview sessions. For example, developing appropriate body language, overcoming nervousness, organizing a response, how to properly start and end a response, etc.

Gordon holds a BA (sociology) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a MEd (Graduate Studies in Lifelong Learning) from Mount Saint Vincent University. He is also a Certified Coach Practitioner (CCP). In addition to learning from life’s lessons on a daily basis, Gordon fully subscribes to being a lifelong learner. To this end, he has received certificates and diplomas in a number of areas including: counselling skills, leadership, public speaking, sales and customer service, strategic planning, program evaluation, business start-up, facilitation skills, computer technologies, volunteer management, open space technology, etc. He has also achieved the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) designation, the highest educational award through Toastmasters International. He has won a number of awards for public speaking and has been inducted into the Toastmasters International Hall of Fame.