“It works for me!” – Lesly Tayles
How does the mother of two and vice-president of personal and investment banking for National Bank of Canada balance it
How does the mother of two and vice-president of personal and investment banking for National Bank of Canada balance it all?
Lots of strong coffee, morning workouts and family time are just a few ways.
Learn a little bit more about her in this installment of “it works for me.”
A word that describes you: The word that sums me up is passionate. I’m passionate about family, healthy living, work, and everything I do.
First paid job: Lifeguard
Dream job: Any job that helps improve the lives of children.
Favourite workout: Playing street hockey with my two sons, spinning and weights.
Least favourite workout: Anything that requires fierce coordination.
Diet: I don’t limit myself – except for portion size.
Go-to healthy snack: Fresh bread
Favourite food indulgence: Anything with lots of cheese, butter or cream.
Wine or beer? Wine
Coffee or tea? Coffee. The stronger the better.
Indoor or outdoor workouts? Outdoor. It’s like three workouts in one ‘ mind, body and soul.
Morning or evening workouts? Definitely morning or it becomes intent rather than execution.
Celeb crush: Who doesn’t like Clooney?!
Dream travel destination: Anywhere I can unplug.
Healthy living philosophy: Incorporate something you are deeply passionate about into your workout routine. I am a very active person and I love to spend as much time as possible with my young family. Anything we can do together to stay active ‘ skating, tennis, baseball in the park ‘ and encourage healthy lifestyle habits early, is a priority for me.