Removing the Rose Coloured Glasses

By | July 2nd, 2014|Member Contributed|

Maybe you are familiar with the well-known concept of rose-coloured glasses? As a girl, these were my favourite lenses through which to see the world. I was happily naive. And sometimes this served me well. Other times . . . not so much. One summer out at the cottage, a tornado came twisting near the [...]

Being in the Flow: A conversation of leadership styles

By | June 19th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Last week took the Sister Leadership team back to the Rideau Club for another wonderful Women's Executive Network (WXN) breakfast. This month's topic: The Good Leader was moderated by Shannon Gorman, National Director of Community Affairs at Telus. Shannon guided the conversation as Lyne Parnet-Garvey, Chief Human Resources Officer at the Hydro Ottawa Group of [...]

Top 3 Ways to Decrease Total Body Estrogen Load

By | June 5th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Estrogen is an essential steroid hormone produced primarily by the ovaries in menstruating women. Its roles include initiating the growth of endometrial tissue in the uterus in the first half of a woman's menstrual cycle, plump skin and vaginal tissue, as well as protecting women from both osteoporosis and heart disease. However, excess estrogen is [...]

The Importance of Managing Your Image

By | May 12th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Your image is constantly at work. It can work for you, or against you. How is your image working for you? Are you effectively managing it? Your image - the way you look, care for and carry yourself, your personal style, poise and presence - is part of who you are. It reflects your personality, [...]

The Foundation of Multiple Intelligence

By | May 1st, 2014|Member Contributed|

For a whole lot of reasons we'll touch on as we go, I grew up tying academic achievement with my own self-worth. The better the grade, the better I was. That's crazy unto itself, but add in the fact that my peer group of friends were brilliant 'logical smart' individuals, and you are left with [...]

Spring is here!

By | April 28th, 2014|Member Contributed|

The snow has finally melted brining feelings of excitment for summertime sun and fun. With the Spring melt comes a reveal of salt, sand and dirt dirt dirt overcoming us with the need to CLEAN. With the heavy duty cleaning that takes place after a long, harsh winter...consider a few things that might make the [...]

Problem Solving with Camille Boivin

By | April 2nd, 2014|Member Contributed|

This week I had my colleague Catherine interview me on problem solving. Why? Because I have a very special relationship with this topic, and want to share a personal experience that really fits into this Logical Smart meets Spirit Smart theme. I'm going to be talking about my experience with breast cancer in this post. [...]

Talking Vocation with Lisa Weiss

By | April 2nd, 2014|Member Contributed|

This week we are excited to introduce Lisa Weiss of I of the Storm Coaching and Consulting. If you participate in networking, then you know it can lead you to some wonderful people. Our Sister Leadership researcher, Norma Goldsmith met Lisa during a networking event and they hit it off. When we were looking for [...]

Plant & Rake without the Ache!

By | March 6th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Plant & Rake without the Ache! Gardening season is in full bloom, but all that weeding and pruning can take toll on your body if you're not careful. Gardening is a great way to stay active and have fun in the sun. It's nice to enjoy the fruits of your labour, but Green thumbs make [...]

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