Geneviève Carle - DELEGATE, PMP, MBA, PCM
With more than 25 years of experience in strategic, organizational and operational consulting with top multi-sites and multidisciplinary teams and leaders across the country, Geneviève has both the training and the applied knowledge you are seeking for, whether in project management, process improvement or in the field of change management.
She is recognized for finding original solutions to complex problems, including automation, documentation/standardization and process simplification.
Her energy, passion for new challenges and high competence in simplifying processes are highly appreciated. But the real difference is her people approach: the easy touch she takes in approaching employees and leaders alike and the way in which she sets up quickly and effectively for required changes, make her a highly valued ally for any company.
About my company
Her companies specialize in management and strategic consulting. She works with and coach the owners and leaders on their business, operational and financial plans. She leads project teams to work on process improvements and projects, ensuring businesses continue to improve and deliver the best to their customers.
Her passion is to help people succeed and achieve their goals.
In the summer of 2016, CGC Services expanded to include a new online training solution, available on PC, tablets and any Smartphone, including iPhones and Androids!
I chose this career path because
She loves to help others, she loves to learn and she loves diversity. This provides her with the opportunity to do all of these things.
I prepared for this career by
Besides her 25-plus years in financial institutions, Genevieve has her PMP, MBA and PPCP (Processing Professionals Certification Program). She is also an expert in Change Management.
The biggest challenge I've overcome
Her biggest challenge is the glass ceiling still exist in today's world, but it is starting to crack.
My greatest strength(s)
She calls them her 3 Ds : Determination, Discipline and Diversity.
As an entrepreneur, it takes a lot of determination and focus to achieve your goals. That's why you need a plan and a team to support you through this. At CGC, we understand what it takes and often times a coach is part of that, to keep you on track and on focus.
Discipline: No-one else can do it for you. You need to set your own discipline and figure out what works best for you. Set your pace and keep to it.
Diversity: Flexibility, the ability to switch gears as need be to get things done.
My greatest accomplishment to date
Her greatest accomplishment is her two boys and her family. She has to manage the Work/Life in balance because she wants it all and be successful in business without giving up her family time. In today's world, a strong partnership and good communication in a couple is so important in making things work. "I was lucky to have Yvan as a spouse", she says: "we were always able to talk things through and find ways to balance things out between the two of us, making things work out so that life would be smooth at home for our two beautiful sons no matter what".
My personal/professional goals
Her goals are to continue to do more of the same and hope to grow in visibility. She has already built a couple of collaboration units and is already working on more projects.
What/Who has inspired me the most
Genevieve is inspired most by helping people, it has always been about helping people accomplish their dreams.
I most want to be known/remembered for
Genevieve would like to be remembered by 3 words: Helping People Succeed. This defines who she is.
I participate in the following organizations/memberships
Société de recherche sur le cancer, Entre Ailes, Association des MBA du Québec and United Way.
I have received the following Honors/Awards/Scholarships
She has received the Champions award in 1989, the Service Quality Award in 1994, the President Award in 2005 and the CIBC Annual Achievers' Awards, celebrating the top 1 percent of employees in 2001 from the CIBC Bank.
She graduated with honors when she received her MBA in 2009 from the Université de Sherbrooke.
She is now being celebrated in 2015 as a Woman of Outstanding Leadership by The International Women's Leadership Association, for her contribution to Family, Career and Community.
I support the missions of these charities/volunteer my time
She supports the United Way and is Recognized in the Circle of Leaders in 2015.
She is also a member of the Canadian Cancer Society.
She is an active volunteer for Entre-Ailes, a non-profit organization in Sainte-Julie, aimed at helping women. She sits on the Board of directors since 2015 and has played the role of VP, now of Treasurer.
She is an active volunteer of the Québec MBA Association (AMBAQ), through various activities, including being on the Management board since 2015 as VP, Communication. The association promotes continuous Learning, networking and increased collaboration for increased innovation.
I enjoy the following hobbies/interests
Genevieve enjoys different sports. She participates in downhill skiing and yoga, and she has been certified in open water diving. She loves gardening, especially her herbs garden.