So, this woman changed my life. She probably doesn’t know it, and she probably does it all the time without realizing it. Continue reading
Category Archives: Work
This blog originally appeared on the MaRSdd.com blog May 3, 2013
Since the release of Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, there’s been a slew of commentary on the issue of women in the workplace and why women and men need to all lean in together for the betterment of our economies, our families and our society as a whole. Continue reading
Originally posted on the MaRS blog on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.
Years ago, while working at TELUS Communications, I attended a morning breakfast panel with three of the company’s top executive women: Karen Radford, Judy Shuttleworth and Janet Yale. All three are exceptionally successful and driven women, and the conversation was refreshingly frank that day.
Originally posted on the MaRS blog on September 25, 2012.
If I were to tell you that a successful female business owner who grew her core business product by 200% in her first year, and whose overall business experienced growth of 136% in that first year, went to her bank for a $20,000 leaseholder loan and was told that she needed to have her husband act as a co-signer, you’d probably think this was a story from 1955. Sadly, this true tale took place less than six months ago.
A new blog series I’ve started at MaRS.