Discover why countless organizations work with Marilyn when they need to outperform competitors, level up, and unlock innovative solutions.


Meet Marilyn

Marilyn Barefoot is a speaker, coach and facilitator who specializes in creative problem solving, big ideation, keynote delivery and training, storytelling and strategic planning.

A leader in business for over thirty years, and three-time nominee for Rotman’s Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Marilyn Barefoot is one of the most sought-after innovators and creative problem solvers in business. Her work is guaranteed by her proven track record of consistently measurable results.

About Marilyn


Work/Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

Finding the perfect work-life balance hinges on one’s ability to identify and define what is most important to them. These two things are intrinsically and undeniably linked. When you are empowered to deeply define what’s important to you and why, amazing things begin to come into alignment; often with far less stress and effort than … Continued


Keynotes designed to refresh, engage and inspire.

Keynote Training

Marilyn’s keynote training enhances presentation skills and elevates performance.
Lego® Serious Play®

Lego® Serious Play®

One of few individuals certified to facilitate Lego® Serious Play® sessions, creative solutions emerge effortlessly from this unusual methodology.


Turn great ideas into compelling stories that build human connection and engage audiences.


The most effective strategy belongs to those who leave their comfort zone.