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Resilience: The Must-Have Strength For Entrepreneurs

Becoming a successful entrepreneur is never a straight line. There are lots of ups and downs along the way.

4 Tips to Succeed at the Negotiating Table

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There’s a common perception that women may be at a disadvantage in financial negotiations, but new evidence suggests that women can actually be better suited to this arena than men.

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.

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.

Are You In It To Win or In It Not To Lose? The Difference Between Leaders and Managers

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One of my clients said it best, “I can benchmark myself against existing strategy and sure I’ll do well, or I can create strategy and then break existing paradigms.”

Debunking Myths about Women-Led Businesses

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Data reveals interesting facts about how women’s mindsets control our destiny more than we know, and how it is our responsibility to pick out chairs in the board rooms and hire the next generation.

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Accelerate to Break Out Growth

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Only 3-5% of startups are led by women. I’m leading one of these few firms at the crossroads of education, health and technology. Even though the number of women-led startups is tiny, they tend to...

Roadmap to Leaving Your Corporate Job: Product Design & Development

As a designer, designing and developing a product is the most crucial part of your business. Many designers struggle to create products that establish a sustainable demand among their customers.

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10 Social Media Tips: How to Elevate Your Personal Brand and Your Business

This article was originally featured on Christine NotesBy Christine Condon“What do you have to say? How do you say it? What do you stand for?”—Dave Kerpen, Co-Founder of Likeable Media Sometimes ...

Leaning in and Speaking Up Part II: Why I am Freezing My Eggs

Warning: I have already been told this subject makes a lot of people uncomfortable. My employees were cool when I announced it during our Monday morning meeting, but I knew they were all cringing...

Lessons Learned from Entrepreneurship (and Hustling)

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I’ve got an important anniversary coming up. In January, I will have officially been running my own business for three consecutive years. I’ve been working full time on my company, ELSA AND ME, ...

6 Simple But Highly Effective Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

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An inspired, hard-working team can make miracles happen. Here are some essential steps you can take to increase employee motivation and pull workers who may have already “checked out” back on track.