Debora Rothermel


Debora Rothermel is a OneSmartWorld Certified Associate and the President of ideaWorks Inc., a dynamic leadership and management development company that specializes in enhancing the skills and attitudes of key people in organizations and the people they lead.  Since 1994 ideaWorks has specialized in offering programs of Leadership Development for entrepreneurs, CEO’s, executives and managers.

Debora has worked with organizations in oil and gas, manufacturing, distribution, construction, technology, professional services, and leadership teams at post secondary institutions.  Some ideaWorks clients include Husky Energy, Rockwell Automation, SMED International, BMO Harris Private Bank, Long View Systems, APEGGA, All Weather Windows, Pattison Outdoor Group, Rexel Canada, Bantrel, Morrison Homes and The Canadian Bar Association.

Always looking for the latest tools and processes for developing people, Debora became a OneSmartWorld® Certified Associate in in 2006.  She has implemented the OneSmartWorld® process at organizations like Shell Canada, Vermillion Energy, Gescan, The Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Federal Government),The Canadian Cancer Society and SAIT Polytechnic.  Debora delivers the Smart Thinking program at Sauder School of Business to participants in the Executive MBA program.

Debora is a “warm red” and utilizes her critical thinking skills in the facilitation of strategic gatherings and helping leaders manage organizational change.  The greatest benefit the OneSmartWorld tools have brought to her clients is a quick and easy way to connect, understand and get down to business! A native of Calgary, Debora lives near Priddis with her husband and on her personal time engages in a challenging game of chess, and is an avid sailor and golfer.

Contact Debora:

deborar@ideaworks.ca