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5 Keys to Instilling Confidence in Female Employees

I’ve been a "chief motivator for women” for most of my life. From helping to raise my sister to running a company of predominantly female employees, I've learned that confident women are powerhouses.

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How Spending the Night in a Homeless Shelter Made Me a Better Networker

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Last year I spent one evening a month doing the overnight shift in the men’s homeless shelter in my neighborhood. One outcome I didn't expect was that it made me a better communicator.

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Two Great Tips for Developing Future Managers

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Recently I taught a two-day course on behalf of the Centre for Leadership and Learning in the Ontario Public Service (OPS). It's called "Management Essentials," and here are two main takeaways.

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Lessons of Neuro Leadership From Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift masters the use of social media but in a way that connects to the basics human needs of connecting and belonging.

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Secrets of a Veteran Party Schmoozer

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The holiday season is here and you know what that means – mixing and mingling with your (and your significant other’s) clients, colleagues, bosses and the spouses you probably see once a year.

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3 Steps to Better Networking

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Networking is a great way to build your business. In fact, it's pretty much a requirement for small and medium business owners these days.

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Some Advice On Taking Advice (From Leadership Experts)

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Looking for advice on honing your leadership style, making a career change, stress management, becoming a better manager or almost any other career-related topic? Your timing is perfect.

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Taking The Sting Out Of Queen Bees

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Women have come a long way in holding organizational leadership positions, but one of the things we can improve on is how we treat one another.

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Six Tips to Get the Most from Mentoring

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It takes a village to raise a successful career and each village needs a mentor. Successful leaders, such as Oprah Winfrey, Jack Welch (former CEO of General Electric), and Ursula Burns (CEO of Xer...

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Get Picked For Leadership: Strategies To Get Noticed For The Next Big Promotion

In my latest Forbes Leadership post I shared insights from 3 executives on how to get promoted into the executive ranks: The strategies seem so straight-forward – collaborate; stay front of mind....

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How to ELEVATE Your Connectworking Skills

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Old think: Networking. Want to kick that up into high gear and really get personal? That’s connectworking. And it’s the number one most important rule for getting ahead.

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Positive Relationships Reduce Stress At Work

Stress is the number one source of dysfunction at work, ranging from discomfort, conflict, to burn out.

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