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Capital & Credit: Why Women SMB Owners Shouldn’t Fear the 2 C’s

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Women entrepreneurs face no shortage of challenges when it comes to starting a business but perhaps none are more important, or daunting, than the “Big C’s.” Capital and credit.

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Empowering Women: Pizza, the Pill & Partnerships

What empowers women? Would you believe pizza and the pill? Take-out pizza and delivery changed women’s lives: working women could now have dinner on the table even if they arrived home late.

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Kindness & Curiosity in Coaching

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The Golden Rule says we should treat others the way we would want to be treated. In coaching this applies because we should treat each other with respect, dignity and fairness.

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What Female Leaders Can Teach Us About Communication

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Men and women communicate differently. We all know this. Both genders have been known to be frustrated by these differences. We do though share one true objective when we speak: to be heard.

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Personal Branding 101

This article originally appears on Linkedin. The topic of “personal branding” is an uncomfortable one for many of us: “Me? A personal brand? That’s not what I’m about.” Or “A...

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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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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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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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Lead Like A Girl: How To Empower Women At Every Level

Not all barriers facing women can be attributed to the glass ceiling imposed by the traditional workplace. Women often hold themselves back from advancement with self-imposed barriers.

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